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Space Shuttle Atlantis Final Mission Extended by One Day

Posted July 12, 2011 by BNO News

NASA on Monday decided to extend the final flight of the space shuttle Atlantis by one day in order to unpack items brought to the International Space Station.

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PHOTOS: Space Shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off on Final Mission

Posted July 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Atlantis, the United States’ last serviceable manned spacecraft, launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:26am local time Friday.

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Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Retirement from NASA

Posted June 22, 2011 by BNO News

Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Tuesday announced that he will retire from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 1 in order to focus on his family.

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Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Launches for Space Station

Posted June 8, 2011 by BNO News

Russia’s Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft on Wednesday successfully lifted off carrying an American, a Russian and a Japanese astronaut heading to the International Space Station.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth for the Last Time

Posted June 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Endeavour touched down at Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Wednesday morning, marking the end of the ship’s career and the close of NASA’s second-to-last shuttle mission.

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LIVE VIDEO: Space Shuttle Atlantis Rolls to Launch Pad While Endeavour Makes Late Night Landing

Posted May 31, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Watch live video of Space Shuttle Atlantis being rolled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the last time and Space Shuttle Endeavour landing in the wee hours.

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NASA Plans Asteroid Mission in 2016

Posted May 28, 2011 by BNO News

NASA on Wednesday said it is eying deep space exploration and will begin with a mission in 2016 that will take samples from a distant asteroid back to Earth.

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Space Station Crew Returns to Earth Aboard Soyuz Spacecraft

Posted May 24, 2011 by BNO News

Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe early Tuesday morning, bringing to an end a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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NASA Announces Tweetup for Final Space Shuttle Launch

Posted May 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

NASA will invite 150 of its Twitter followers to view the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis scheduled for July 8th. The mission, designated STS-135, is the last planned mission of the space shuttle program.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Docks at International Space Station

Posted May 18, 2011 by BNO News

The space shuttle Endeavour successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after the crew completed their first full day in space.

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Photo Gallery: Space Shuttle Endeavour Leaves Earth One Last Time

Posted May 17, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

Space Shuttle Endeavour made its 25th and final launch on Monday, blasting into orbit carrying six astronauts and two major additions to the International Space Station.

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Video: Watch Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Launch and Live Mission Stream

Posted May 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch the final launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour live from Kennedy Space Center.

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Photos: Commander Kelly and Space Shuttle Endeavour Prepare for Final Launch

Posted May 15, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

Up-close and personal with Space Shuttle Endeavour and the astronauts who will fly her into space on mission STS-134.

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Russia Accuses Atlas Rocket Engine Builder of Selling to United States Below Cost

Posted May 12, 2011 by BNO News

The Russian Comptroller’s Office on Wednesday informed that Energomash, an engineering corporation, was accused of selling rocket engines to the United States at half of the production cost.

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Live Video: Watch US Air Force Atlas 5 Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral Carrying Missile Warning Satellite

Posted May 7, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force Atlas 5 rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO-1 missile warning satellite is now scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Station on Saturday at 2:10pm ET.

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NASA Selects 150 Twitter Followers to Attend Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch

Posted April 26, 2011 by 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 in Florida for the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour on Friday.

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President Obama to View Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch With Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Posted April 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

President Barack Obama and his family will attend the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on Friday seated beside Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, the victim of an assassination attempt in January.

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Live Video: NASA Announces Space Shuttle Destinations

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch live video of NASA administrator Charles Bolden announcing which institutions are to receive the four remaining Space Shuttles today at 1pm EDT.

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The Top 3 Space Shuttle Destinations (with 30th Anniversary Photo Gallery)

Posted April 12, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

NASA will announce the final resting place of the four remaining Space Shuttles on Tuesday at 1pm ET. Here are the institutions most likely to win them, along with some amazing photos of Shuttles in action.

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Dying Man Shares Previously Unseen Amateur Video of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

Posted January 31, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Florida man has shared some never-before-seen footage of Challenger’s catastrophic 1986 launch.

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