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Expedition 32 NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba signs the side of his Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft shortly after he landed with his Expedition 32 crewmates. (Photo by NASA/Carla Cioffi)
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Soyuz Returns to Earth After Mission to International Space Station

Posted September 19, 2012 by BNO News

Three astronauts from the US and Russia landed safely aboard the Soyuz spacecraft in the central steppe of Kazakhstan early Monday morning.

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Neil Armstrong aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft following the first ever moonwalk. (Photo by Buzz Aldrin/NASA)
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Neil Armstrong Funeral Scheduled for Friday

Posted August 28, 2012 by BNO News

American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be laid to rest during a private service in Ohio on Friday.

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NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover. (Rendering by NASA)
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Watch Live: Mars Curiosity Rover Lands on the Red Planet at 1:31 AM ET Sunday Night/Monday Morning

Posted August 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Mars Curiosity rover, aka Mars Science Laboratory, is set to land on Mars Monday morning at 1:31 AM ET. Watch live video here.

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Sally Ride communicates with ground controllers from the flight deck of Space Shuttle Challenger during her first mission in space, STS-7. (Photo by NASA)
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Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dies at Age 61

Posted July 24, 2012 by BNO News

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died in California on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her office said in a statement. She was 61. Ride was born and raised in Encino, California, and first joined NASA in January 1978, just before finishing her Ph.D. in Physics at Stanford […]

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Up close with Enterprise. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Space Shuttle Enterprise Debuts at Intrepid Museum

Posted July 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Enterprise has debuted at New York’s Intrepid Museum on Thursday after a long, somewhat tumultuous journey from Washington DC.

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Photos: NASA Super Guppy Delivers Space Shuttle Trainer to Seattle

Posted July 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer made its way to Seattle’s Museum of Flight aboard NASA’s bizarrely beautiful Super Guppy aircraft.

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Video: NASA Engineers Face 7 Minutes of Terror During Mars Curiosity Rover Landing

Posted June 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

On August 5, computers will orchestrate the most complex landing maneuver ever attempted on another planet using the biggest Mars rover ever built.

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NASA and FAA Agree to Jointly Regulate Human Commercial Spaceflight

Posted June 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Federal Aviation Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have reached a landmark agreement that will allow the two agencies to set regulations for the burgeoning commercial space industry.

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English: Mounted under the fuselage of a modified Lockheed L-1011, the Orbital Sciences X-34 technology demonstrator is taken aloft for its first captive carry flight. (Photo by NASA/Tony Landis)
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Live Video: Pegasus Rocket Launch From an Lockheed L-1011 Airliner at 12:00 PM ET Wednesday

Posted June 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Pegasus rocket carrying the NuStar spacecraft is set to launch from the belly of a Lockheed L-1011 flying 40,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean at around 12:00 pm ET on Wednesday.

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Enterprise's left wingtip hits a bridge abutment. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
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Closeup Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Hitting a Bridge Abutment

Posted June 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Enterprise finished its barge ride a little worse for wear on Sunday, with its right wingtip smashing into wooden pilings as it made its way between two bridge support structures.

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Enterprise meets a rainbow in New York Harbor. (Photo by Wavefront)
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48 Amazing Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Sailing Into New York Harbor

Posted June 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The journey of Space Shuttle Enterprise to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York City completed its second leg on Sunday, as the retired — now on a barge — made its way from John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens to a shipyard in New Jersey.

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Shuttle Enterprise is on the move early Friday morning.
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Full Schedule: Space Shuttle Enterprise On the Move from JFK to Intrepid

Posted June 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

With its move across Kennedy Airport Friday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise has begun the final leg of its journey to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York, a leg which will take several days.

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Live Video: SpaceX Dragon Docks With Space Station

Posted May 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is expected to begin its docking with the International Space Station on Friday at around 10:02 am ET, when the Canadarm 2 is scheduled to grab the capsule and pull it into position.

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral. (Photo by NASA TV)
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Video: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Cargo Mission to International Space Station

Posted May 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule lift off May 22, 2012, from Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida to begin a demonstration mission to the International Space Station.

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43 Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Being Removed from 747 Carrier Aircraft

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

As Saturday night turned into Sunday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise moved one step closer to its new home at New York’s Intrepid Museum, as it was lifted off the back of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 747.

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Space Shuttle Discovery hitching a ride on the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. (Photo by NASA)
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Where to Watch Space Shuttle Enterprise Fly Over New York

Posted April 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A once-in-a-lifetime flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise mated to the back of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier will be visible to millions of people they fly over much of the New York City area at low altitude before landing at JFK Airport.

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Space Shuttle Discovery and Shuttler Carrier Aircraft at Kennedy Space Center.
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Watch Live: Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives in Washington on the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

Posted April 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Watch live Tuesday morning as Space Shuttle Discovery arrives at her new home at the Smithsonian.

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Space Shuttle Discovery while being prepped for display at the Smithsonian. (Photo by Suresh Attapatu)
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Photos: Inside the Mummification of Space Shuttle Discovery

Posted March 27, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

An exclusive look at the preparation of Space Shuttle Discovery as it becomes a shell of its former self before moving to the Smithsonian.

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The Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) is scheduled to launch the first unmanned Orion crew cabin into a high altitude Earth orbit in 2014 atop a Delta 4 Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Artist’s concept.Photo Courtesy NASA.gov
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Orion Crew Capsule Targeted for Orbital Test Flight in 2014

Posted March 21, 2012 by Ken Kremer, UniverseToday.com

The Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 is scheduled to launch the first unmanned Orion crew cabin into a high altitude Earth orbit in 2014 atop a Delta 4 heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Space Shuttle Discovery passes Atlantis on her journey to the VAB, and later, the Smithsonian. For a brief few seconds, the two spacecraft were a few feet apart, a scene which will never be replicated.
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Photos: Space Shuttles Discovery and Atlantis Meet One Last Time

Posted March 16, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

Sister space shuttles Discovery and Atlantis crossed paths for the last time last week before they are mummified and shipped off to museums.

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