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Weather 70 percent ‘go’ for space shuttle Endeavour launch


April 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has said it is expecting a 70 percent chance of favorable weather for Friday's space shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The space ... Read more...

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NASA invites 150 Twitter followers to Endeavour launch


April 26th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has invited 150 of its followers on the social networking website Twitter to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency's Kennedy Space Center ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords fit enough to attend husband’s shuttle launch


April 25th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically injured in a shooting incident in January, has been declared fit enough to attend her husband's space shuttle launch.Giffords' husband NASA ... Read more...

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Discovery scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday


March 8th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, March 9.If it lands on Wednesday, it will have spent a total of ... Read more...

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Mark Kelly To Make Space Shuttle Launch Final Announcement On Friday


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Final announcement of whether Mark Kelly will act as the commander of Endeavour is expected to come out on Friday after a press conference where the ... Read more...

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NASA feared Al-Qaeda attack on 2003 Columbia space shuttle launch


June 19th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): A new book by a former CIA operations officer has revealed that NASA officials worried that Al-Qaeda might attempt to attack the Columbia space shuttle on its launch pad ... Read more...

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NASA Space Shuttle “Endeavour” Launch Postponed For Weather


February 7th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington D.C., Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Weather problem had once again played foul in the space shuttle launch of NASA. It has been reported that the space shuttle Endeavour, which ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return to Earth on July 31


July 30th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, July 31, after a 16-day mission.There are two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy ... Read more...

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Last tune-up for Hubble telescope before space shuttle launch


January 1st, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) From a fuzzy beginning nearly 20 years ago, Hubble Space Telescope has now revolutionised astronomy, its stunning images stirring global imagination.But as the International Year of Astronomy dawns, ... Read more...

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Fungi spores are the fastest flyers in nature


September 17th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Using high-speed cameras, scientists have revealed that fungi spores are the fastest flyers in nature, and can achieve record-breaking acceleration to escape dung.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Student of Indian origin wins third prize in NASAs essay competition


June 7th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A high school student of Indian origin has won the third prize in NASAs 50th anniversary essay competition.Megha Subramanian of Hershey Middle School in Hershey, Pennsylvania, won ... Read more...

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