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12.15.06 - NASA astronauts James Dutton, Lee Morin, Greg Chamitoff and Tom Marshburn will be available for interviews at the annual Sheila Jackson Lee Toys for Kids Holiday Party.
12.08.06 - NASA will hold a media briefing at 10:15 a.m. CST Dec. 13 with members of the next International Space Station crew, Expedition 15, and a U.S. businessman who will visit the complex in spring 2007.
12.05.06 - NASA on Monday unveiled the initial elements of the Global Exploration Strategy and a proposed U.S. lunar architecture, two critical tools for achieving the nation's vision of returning humans to the moon.
11.30.06 - NASA researchers at Johnson Space Center, Houston have found organic materials that formed in the most distant reaches of the early Solar System preserved in a unique meteorite.
11.30.06 - The flight director for NASA's third space shuttle mission this year, STS-116, will be available for satellite interviews from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday, Dec. 4, shortly before the launch countdown begins for shuttle Discovery's flight.
11.28.06 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale and senior executives from the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate will host a press conference at 1 p.m. CST Monday, Dec. 4, to announce the agency's global exploration strategy and lunar architecture.
11.27.06 - Three upcoming events will give students and teachers a chance to step virtually on the surfaces of the moon and Mars, be certified to handle lunar samples and learn about Mars-bound rovers.
11.20.06 - The public is invited to relive an exciting six months in space on Nov. 30 with Expedition 13 Flight Engineer and Science Officer Jeff Williams, who returned to Earth in September, after a 183-day stay on the International Space Station.
11.16.06 - NASA has completed a milestone first review of all systems for the Orion spacecraft and the Ares I and Ares V rockets.
11.14.06 - NASA officials will hold a briefing at 1 p.m. CST Thursday, Nov. 16, to discuss an upcoming spacewalk from the International Space Station.
11.09.06 - NASA makes history next week with the first live broadcasts from space in High Definition television (HDTV). NASA, in cooperation with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Discovery HD Theater and Japanese broadcast network NHK will produce the broadcasts on Nov. 15.
11.08.06 - To highlight International Educational Week, NASA and the U.S Department of Education will host a live, ultra-long distance call with the crew of the International Space Station at 9:21 a.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the U.S. Department of Education, Washington.
11.06.06 - Veteran astronaut Jim Halsell, a retired Air Force colonel, is leaving NASA to take a position in the aerospace industry.
11.03.06 - NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, has awarded a three-year $19.8 million Aircraft Operations Systems Support contract to Science Applications International Corp., of San Diego.
11.03.06 - NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, back from six months on the International Space Station, will be available for satellite interviews from 6:15 to 8:30 a.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 9.
11.03.06 - NASA astronauts Joe Tanner and Dan Burbank will give job candidates their perspective Monday about using military experience to build careers at an employment fair exclusively for veterans.
10.31.06 - Shuttle astronauts will make one final house call to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope as part of a mission to extend and improve the observatory's capabilities through 2013.
10.25.06 - Alaska native and former float plane pilot Bill Oefelein, who will serve as pilot of the Space Shuttle Discovery in December, will be available for interviews by satellite from 4:30 to 6 p.m. CDT Friday, Oct. 27.
10.24.06 - NASA astronaut Nick Patrick, who will operate the space shuttle's robotic arm during a mission targeted to launch in December, will be available for interviews by satellite from 7 to 8:45 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 27.
10.23.06 - Bob Curbeam, a NASA astronaut who will fly aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in December, will be available for interviews by satellite from 7 to 8:45 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 24.
10.23.06 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies Thursday, Oct. 26, and NASA TV will broadcast its arrival live.
10.18.06 - NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency have named two astronauts and two cosmonauts to the next International Space Station crew, known as Expedition 15.
10.17.06 - Joan Higginbotham, a NASA astronaut who will fly aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in December, will be available for interviews by satellite from 7:15 to 9 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 20.
10.17.06 - The International Space Station is growing, and NASA's Node 2 is the next U.S. pressurized module scheduled for installation on the orbiting laboratory.
10.16.06 - New Jersey native Mark Polansky, commander of NASA's next space shuttle mission in December, will be available for interviews by satellite from 7 to 8:45 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 18.
10.16.06 - NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission during a day-long series of media briefings beginning at 9 a.m. EST, Monday, Nov. 6 from the Johnson Space Center, Houston.
10.13.06 - Learn about America’s Vision for Space Exploration, meet NASA's astronauts and view high-tech NASA aircraft at the 22nd annual Wings Over Houston Airshow Oct. 21-22 at Ellington Field in Houston.
10.11.06 - NASA astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper, a Minnesota native who performed two spacewalks during the Space Shuttle Atlantis' mission in September, is available for satellite interviews from 7:30 to 9 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 13.
10.11.06 - International Space Station flight controllers have a new home with increased technical capabilities, more workspace and a long, distinguished history.
10.05.06 - NASA is calling on college undergraduates interested in performing reduced gravity experiments onboard the agency's "Weightless Wonder" aircraft to submit their proposals by Monday, Oct. 30.
10.02.06 - NASA has awarded a letter contract valued at $1.1 billion for the first six months to United Space Alliance (USA), LLC, of Houston.
09.27.06 - NASA has awarded a potential two-year extension valued at $26 million to the existing contract for security support services at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, to The Diamond Group of Dallas.
09.20.06 - The NASA astronauts, Russian cosmonauts and spaceflight participant aboard the International Space Station will participate in a news conference at 9:25 a.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 22.
09.15.06 - NASA has awarded a potential five-year, $448.86 million contract extension to Lockheed Martin Space Operations Co., Houston, for space shuttle and International Space Station mission operations support work.
09.14.06 - NASA has awarded a potential five-year, $448.86 million contract extension to Lockheed Martin Space Operations Co., Houston, for space shuttle and International Space Station mission operations support work.
09.13.06 - The launch of the next International Space Station crew, Expedition 14, and the landing of the current crew, Expedition 13, are among events that will be broadcast live on NASA Television Sept. 17-29.
09.13.06 - NASA and Lockheed Martin will host an opportunity Thursday for reporters to view a mockup of the Orion spacecraft, the next generation of United States human spacecraft.
09.11.06 - NASA will fund a dozen new research proposals to better understand and reduce the risks that crews of future moon and Mars missions could face from space radiation.
09.10.06 - NASA is providing round-the-clock television and Internet coverage of Space Shuttle Atlantis' mission, STS-115, to the International Space Station.
09.01.06 - NASA's third mission this year to an undersea laboratory off the Florida coast begins when four astronauts splash down Sept. 16.
09.01.06 - Veteran astronauts and Flight Crew Operations Directorate managers Ken Bowersox and Kent Rominger have announced intentions to depart from NASA.
08.24.06 - NASA Exploration Systems' managers will host a press conference at 3 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 31, to announce the prime contractor to design, develop, and build Orion, America's next human spacecraft.
08.22.06 - NASA announced Tuesday that its new crew exploration vehicle will be named Orion.
08.21.06 - As the launch countdown starts for NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis, one of Mission Control's leaders for the flight is available for live interviews from 6 to 8 a.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 24.
08.18.06 - NASA selected SpaceX, El Segundo, Calif., and Rocketplane-Kistler, Oklahoma City, to develop and demonstrate commercial orbital transportation services that could open new markets and pave the way for contracts to launch and deliver crew and cargo to the International Space Station.
08.18.06 - NASA’s Johnson Space Center and the Houston Zoo will dedicate a new breeding facility for the endangered Attwater’s prairie chicken at the space center in a 9:30 a.m. CDT ribbon cutting Friday, Aug. 25.
08.17.06 - NASA will hold two media briefings next week on the current and next missions to the International Space Station.
08.15.06 - The astronauts of Space Shuttle Discovery’s STS-121 mission will share their 13-day, 5-million-mile space journey in a 6:30 p.m. CDT presentation at Space Center Houston Thursday, Aug. 17.
08.15.06 - As the space shuttle prepares to resume the International Space Station's construction this month, Mission Operations Space Shuttle Manager Paul Hill is available by satellite 6 to 8 a.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 18, to discuss the job ahead.
08.14.06 - NASA Exploration Systems' managers will host a press conference at 3 p.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 18, to announce the organizations selected to develop and demonstrate commercial orbital transportation services.
08.14.06 - NASA will be the guest of honor at Houston's Minute Maid Park on Monday, Aug. 14, for the 7:05 p.m. CDT Houston Astros game against the Chicago Cubs.
08.07.06 - Program managers and the six-member crew of the next space shuttle Atlantis flight will participate in a series of media briefings Friday, Aug. 11, at the Johnson Space Center, Houston.
08.03.06 - The International Space Station crew will take a special call at 3:10 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, Aug. 8, from members of the European champion soccer team, FC Barcelona.
08.03.06 - The crew of the International Space Station will indulge next week in the ultimate "take-out" food, a meal delivered by a NASA space shuttle and designed by chef Emeril Lagasse of the Food Network's "Emeril Live."
07.31.06 - In the world of ham radio, just making contact with someone from each of the 50 states is an award-worthy feat.
07.27.06 - NASA engineers around the country recently completed tests associated with rocket engines, heat protection systems and spacesuits destined for use in the Constellation Program of moon and Mars missions.
07.26.06 - NASA astronaut and Navy Capt. Brent Jett, set to command the Space Shuttle Atlantis in late August to resume construction of the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 4 to 5 p.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 4.
07.26.06 - Minnesota native and NASA astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper, set to journey to space for the first time in late August aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis, is available for satellite interviews from 7-8 a.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 3.
07.26.06 - Philadelphia native and NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson, set to journey to space for the first time in late August as pilot of the Space Shuttle Atlantis, is available for satellite interviews from 7 to 8 a.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 4.
07.26.06 - Connecticut native and NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, set to launch in late August on the Space Shuttle Atlantis to resume construction of the International Space Station, is available for live satellite interviews 7-8 a.m. CDT Aug. 2.
07.26.06 - Astronauts who will fly on the space shuttle Atlantis in late August to resume construction of the International Space Station will be available for live television interviews Aug. 2 to 4.
07.26.06 - NASA astronaut Scott Altman will return to his home state to serve as opening speaker for the 2006 Professional Engineering Convention.
07.25.06 - NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission in a series of media briefings Friday, Aug. 11.
07.21.06 - NASA will preview the next spacewalk conducted at the International Space Station during a briefing at 1 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 27.
07.20.06 - NASA has assigned crew members to the space shuttle mission that will deliver the European Space Agency's Columbus Laboratory to the International Space Station.
07.14.06 - Commander Steve Lindsey and his crew onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery will complete their mission, STS-121, with a landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., set for 9:07 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 17.
07.07.06 - The next residents of the International Space Station and a Japanese spaceflight participant will discuss their mission during a Thursday, July 13, news conference on NASA TV.
07.06.06 - NASA is providing round-the-clock television and Internet coverage of Space Shuttle Discovery's ongoing mission, STS-121, to the International Space Station.
07.06.06 - NASA will test concepts for future space exploration this month by sending three astronauts and an oceanographer on a mission to an underwater laboratory off the coast of Florida.
06.28.06 - Footage of the fifth international student remotely operated vehicle (ROV) competition will air on NASA Television starting today.
06.26.06 - NASA has selected six proposals from museums and science centers to fly their experiments aboard NASA's "Weightless Wonder," a C-9 aircraft that flies a series of rollercoaster-like dips and climbs to produce periods of weightlessness.
06.21.06 - Normally used to train spacewalking astronauts, one of the world’s largest indoor pools at, NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, instead will test the skills this weekend of more than 40 student-built robots from around the world.
06.19.06 - NASA has assigned crew members to the space shuttle flight that will launch an Italian-built U.S. module for the International Space Station.
06.14.06 - NASA has selected two new flight directors. Ron Spencer and Heather Rarick will join an elite group of individuals that lead human space flights from Mission Control at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
06.14.06 - NASA's Space Shuttle Program Manager Wayne Hale will be available to media live via satellite from 6 to 8 a.m. CDT Tuesday, June 20.
06.12.06 - NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez will make the ceremonial first kick at the June 17 Houston Dynamo game in recognition of more than 130 Houston students who have reached the goal of becoming one of NASA’s 21st Century Explorers.
06.09.06 - International Space Station Program Scientist and NASA astronaut Donald Thomas will tour facilities and visit volunteers participating in bed rest studies at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston June 15.
06.02.06 - NASA is celebrating the arrival of an important component to the International Space Station, the Columbus research laboratory.
06.02.06 - NASA Johnson Space Center Director Mike Coats will be available to media in Houston at 2:30 p.m. CDT Monday, June 5, immediately following a televised update on the agency's exploration program from Washington.
05.25.06 - NASA managers will brief media about the status of the Space Shuttle Program and the next shuttle mission, designated STS-121, at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 31.
05.23.06 - NASA will preview a June 1 spacewalk by the 13th International Space Station crew during a May 30 news conference. Both events will be broadcast live on NASA Television.
05.23.06 - The public can relive six months in space Thursday with International Space Station Commander Bill McArthur, who landed last month after 190 days in orbit.
05.23.06 - NASA Astronaut and Colorado Springs native Dorothy “Dottie” Metcalf-Lindenburger will be the featured speaker at the 2006 Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Awards Banquet May 23.
05.17.06 - The seven-member crew of NASA's next space shuttle flight and Space Shuttle Program managers will participate in a series of media briefings June 8 at the Johnson Space Center, Houston.
05.17.06 - NASA has finalized crew assignments for two space shuttle missions targeted for launch in 2007 to continue assembly of the International Space Station.
05.16.06 - Special glasses to prevent motion sickness, a portable catapult for small planes, a new treatment for benign tumors -- these are just a few Johnson Space Center inventions to be honored by NASA May 18.
05.12.06 - If E.T. can phone home, so can NASA astronaut Jeff Williams. Williams, a member of the International Space Station's Expedition 13 crew, will talk to students from the Winter School District in Wisconsin from 9:35 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. CDT Thursday, May 18.
05.08.06 - The recently returned 12th crew of the International Space Station, U.S. Commander Bill McArthur and Russian Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev, will be available for satellite interviews from 7 to 9 a.m. EDT Friday, May 12.
05.05.06 - Geologists, biologists and archaeologists for years have used core samples to look back in time, tunneling through layers of soil and stone to study history.
05.05.06 - NASA; Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have named Japanese astronaut Takao Doi to the space shuttle crew that will deliver the first module of the Japanese laboratory, Kibo, to the International Space Station.
05.02.06 - NASA astronauts Michael Lopez-Alegria and Sunita Williams and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin have been named as the 14th crew of the International Space Station.
05.01.06 - Astronaut Eileen Collins is leaving NASA. Collins was the first woman to command a space shuttle and the leader of Discovery's Return to Flight mission last year.
04.26.06 - Six teams of high-school physics teachers will test experiments developed by their students aboard NASA's C-9 aircraft, the "Weightless Wonder," early next month.
04.25.06 - NASA has rescheduled Thursday's news conference on the Space Shuttle Program and processing for the next shuttle mission (STS-121).
04.24.06 - Washington, D.C.-area native and first-time space flier Lisa Nowak, a robotics operator on the next space shuttle flight, is available for satellite interviews from 4 to 6 p.m. CDT Wednesday, April 26.
04.24.06 - After 18 months of intense training, physician, engineer and medical researcher Robert Satcher, born and raised in Virginia and South Carolina, has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
04.24.06 - After 18 months of intense training, native Houstonian Shannon Walker has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
04.21.06 - Space Shuttle Program Manager Wayne Hale will brief the media Thursday, April 27, at 4 p.m. EDT from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
04.20.06 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on April 26, and NASA TV will broadcast its arrival live.
04.17.06 - Astronaut Piers Sellers, who with Mike Fossum will perform spacewalks during the next space shuttle mission, is available for live satellite interviews from 4 to 6 p.m. CDT Thursday, April 20.
04.17.06 - Two distinguished names have been added to the list of NASA's first generation of explorers honored as Ambassadors of Exploration.
04.12.06 - NASA Astronaut Steven Hawley will join Congressman Dennis Moore for three Kansas City area presentations on April 13.
04.11.06 - After 18 months of intense training, Colorado native and former Vancouver, Wash., high school teacher Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
04.11.06 - After 18 months of intense training, North Carolina native and former emergency room physician Tom Marshburn has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
04.06.06 - NASA today launches a series of events to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first space shuttle flight.
04.05.06 - NASA's Johnson Space Center will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first space shuttle flight April 12 with a commemorative event, a news conference with the first crew, and a discussion of memories of the historic flight.
04.05.06 - NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander of the next space shuttle mission, is available for satellite interviews from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT April 12, the 25th anniversary of the first shuttle flight.
03.29.06 - Massachusetts native and Harvard graduate Stephanie Wilson, the astronaut who will operate the robotic arm during the next space shuttle flight, is available for satellite interviews from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday, April 4.
03.29.06 - Crew members onboard the International Space Station captured images of this morning's solar eclipse, as they witnessed the spectacle from their unique vantage point 230 miles above the Earth.
03.29.06 - The launch of the next International Space Station expedition and return of the current crew airs on NASA TV during two weeks of coverage in March and April.
03.28.06 - NASA will send three astronauts and a Cincinnati doctor under the ocean next month to test space medicine concepts and moon-walking techniques.
03.27.06 - NASA has authorized contract extensions for development of the agency's new Crew Exploration Vehicle.
03.20.06 - After 18 months of intense training, California native Jose Hernandez has graduated and is a NASA astronaut. He is available for interviews by satellite from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. CST Friday, March 24.
03.15.06 - NASA's International Space Station missions are the subject of news conferences at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 22.
03.15.06 - NASA has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), San Diego, a $148.6 million contract to provide safety and mission assurance support services for the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
03.14.06 - NASA announced today July 1 to 19, 2006, is the new launch planning window for Space Shuttle Discovery's mission (STS-121).
03.14.06 - Space Shuttle Program Manager Wayne Hale briefs the media today at 4 p.m. EST from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston.
03.14.06 - International Space Station Commander Bill McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev will briefly vacate their orbiting home March 20 to move a Soyuz spacecraft.
03.13.06 - Samples from comet Wild 2 have surprised scientists, indicating the formation of at least some comets may have included materials ejected by the early sun to the far reaches of the solar system.
03.13.06 - After 18 months of intense training, Oregon native and Air Force pilot Lt. Col. James P. Dutton Jr. has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
03.13.06 - After 18 months of intense training, Atlanta native and Army Lt. Col. Shane Kimbrough has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
03.10.06 - After 18 months of intense training, Navy SEAL Lt. Cmdr. Chris Cassidy has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
03.07.06 - NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, who will perform three spacewalks during the next space shuttle mission, is available for live satellite interviews from 6:40 to 8:40 a.m. EST, Thursday, March 9.
03.06.06 - Studies of samples from a comet, a landing on an asteroid and a deliberate comet crash highlight the 37th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 13-17 in Houston.
03.01.06 - NASA has awarded a three-year, $162.5 million contract to Jacobs Sverdrup of Tullahoma, Tenn., for test and evaluation support at the agency's Johnson Space Center White Sands Test Facility near Las Cruces, N.M.
02.27.06 - After 18 months of intense astronaut candidate training, Santa Monica, Calif., native and Marine Corps fighter pilot Lt. Col. Randy Bresnik has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
02.27.06 - After 18 months of intense training, Maryland native and former international math and science teacher Ricky Arnold has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
02.22.06 - New videotaped interviews with the crews of NASA's next space shuttle and International Space Station missions are available.
02.17.06 - The pilot of NASA's next shuttle mission, Mark Kelly, is available for live satellite interviews from 6:40 to 8:40 a.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 23.
02.17.06 - NASA is planning the next steps on the moon, permanent steps. But living a quarter million miles away from home on an airless, magnificently desolate world, has a few challenges.
02.13.06 - After 18 months of intense astronaut candidate training, Los Angeles native and former Florida middle school science teacher Joe Acaba has graduated and is a NASA astronaut.
02.13.06 - After 18 months of intense training, NASA's latest astronaut candidates now are officially astronauts. The class of 11, including three educator astronauts selected from teachers across the nation, received NASA Astronaut pins in a graduation ceremony Friday.
02.13.06 - Basketball fans should prepare to travel across the universe when they visit NASA’s "The Vision for Space Exploration Experience" at the 2006 NBA All-Star Jam Session Feb. 16-20 at Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center.
02.10.06 - With the help of several Olympic athletes, students can get a physics lesson from NASA about potential winter sports on the most extreme venue around -- the moon.
02.03.06 - NASA Johnson Space Center Director Michael L. Coats will be available at JSC to discuss the agency's FY 2007 budget on Monday, Feb. 6, following a televised press briefing on the budget originating from NASA Headquarters in Washington.
01.24.06 - NASA is loaning a rocket engine to Rocketplane Limited, Inc. of Oklahoma City as part of an innovative industry partnership program.
01.23.06 - NASA has signed an agreement with Houston-based Ad Astra Rocket Co. that paves the way for commercialization of a promising advanced plasma rocket system that has evolved over the past 25 years.
01.23.06 - NASA has postponed the Stardust comet mission media briefing scheduled for 1 p.m. EST (12 p.m. CST), Tuesday.
01.20.06 - NASA is previewing the next spacewalk by the International Space Station Expedition 12 crew at 2 p.m. EST, Friday, Jan. 27 from NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston.
01.18.06 - NASA has awarded a $34 million contract to The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. in Cambridge, Mass., to provide engineering development and analysis for the space shuttle and International Space Station.
01.18.06 - Scientists have confirmed that samples from a comet and interstellar dust have been returned to Earth by the Stardust spacecraft.
01.17.06 - The Stardust spacecraft's Sample Return Canister has arrived at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston.
01.11.06 - NASA's Constellation Program is making progress toward selecting a prime contractor to design, develop and build the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV), America's first new human spacecraft in 30 years.
01.06.06 - The next residents of the International Space Station will discuss their mission during a news conference at 3 p.m. EST (2 p.m. CST), Thursday, Jan. 12 at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston.
01.05.06 - NASA and its international partners have selected astronaut Jeffrey Williams and Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov as the next crew for the International Space Station, designated as Expedition 13.