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Shuttle Atlantis makes its last landing


July 21st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Fla, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America’s space shuttle program is getting closer to the end after 30 years. The launch of Atlantis earlier in the month marked the last time ... Read more...

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Atlantis’ landing ends final mission after 30 years of space shuttle era


July 21st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA(BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Atlantis on Thursday landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to end its final mission after 30 years of the administration's Space Shuttle Program.Atlantis ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour ends final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-astronaut crew on early Wednesday morning successfully made it back home and ended the shuttle's ... Read more...

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Shuttle Endeavor docks at International Space Station


May 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US space shuttle Endeavour docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday morning. The shuttle which is on its last mission to space blasted off ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery back to Earth post 13-day final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery finally ended their 13-day space mission yesterday after a journey of more than five million miles.The final mission concluded the spacecraft's illustrious 27-year career with ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lands on Earth after final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday ended a 13-day journey of more than five million miles with a smooth landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ... Read more...

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Discovery’s launch delayed until December 3


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA has deferred a launch status meeting and news conference scheduled for Nov. 22.The events have been rescheduled in the wake of a Space Shuttle Program meeting that ... Read more...

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NASA’s Space Shuttle Program Retirement Delayed Until 2011


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Space Shuttle ‘Endeavor’ was scheduled to make the last mission in NASA’S spaceshuttle history in November of 2010, when it was all set to take off from ... Read more...

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Department of Labor to grant $15 million to assist workers affected by the end of Space Shuttle Program


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
MERRIT ISLAND, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of Labor will grant $15 million in order to assist approximately 3,200 workers affected by the end of NASA's Space Shuttle Program, Secretary ... Read more...

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“Discovery” Astronauts Begin Their Second Spacewalk


April 11th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cape Caneveral, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA space shuttle Discovery has started its second spacewalk by astronauts Clay Anderson and Rick Mastracchio. The astronauts shall continue its mission of replacing ... Read more...

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Snowstorm causes the collapse of the Smithsonian Institution’s roof


February 13th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cold wave and the snowstorms caused havoc all over the country, and disrupted the normal lives of people. They also caused a lot of damage in ... Read more...

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Smithsonian Institution’s roof collapses


February 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The historic Smithsonian Institution faced a unique problem on Wednesday, when the roof and the wall of a storage facility collapsed. The Garber Preservation, Restoration and ... Read more...

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Former Boeing employee sentenced in California to 16 years for spying for China


February 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – An aerospace engineer was sentenced on Monday to 188 months (nearly 16 years) in federal prison on charges of economic espionage and acting as an agent ... Read more...

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NASA delays launch date of space shuttle Discovery


February 21st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): NASA has delayed the launch date of its space shuttle Discovery, after a thorough review of the spacecrafts readiness for flight.The decision was taken by NASA managers ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discoverys launch now no earlier than February 19


February 4th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A review of space shuttle Discoverys readiness for flight, has made NASA officials decide a launch date no earlier than February 19.Discoverys STS-119 mission to the International ... Read more...

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