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12.22.04 - NASA Kennedy Space Center's three-mile-long Shuttle Landing Facility has been available for emergency landings by Santa Claus ever since its construction was completed nearly three decades ago.
12.21.04 - Deep Impact, a NASA spacecraft to be the first to probe beneath the surface of a comet and reveal the secrets of its interior, will be available for a press opportunity.
12.13.04 - Kennedy Space Center Director Jim Kennedy stated the following for public release regarding NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe's announcement.
12.10.04 - The three Main Engines that will help launch Space Shuttle Discovery on its Return to Flight mission were installed in the Shuttle this week at the Orbiter Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
12.02.04 - At approximately 1 p.m. today, a small fire was reported and quickly extinguished inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at Launch Complex 39 here.
11.30.04 - Media are invited to tour the Space Life Sciences Lab at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, for an exciting update on current research activities supporting the Vision for Space Exploration.
11.20.04 - NASA's Swift satellite successfully launched today aboard a Boeing Delta 2 rocket at 12:16 p.m. EST from Launch Complex 17A at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
11.19.04 - Launch of NASA's Swift spacecraft aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 20 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Complex 17. The one hour launch window opens at 12:10 p.m. EST.
11.18.04 - Launch of NASA's Swift spacecraft aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket has been set for no earlier than Saturday, Nov. 20. The one hour launch window opens at 12:10 p.m. EST.
11.18.04 - Launch of NASA's Swift spacecraft aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket has been delayed again due to continued concerns with Range Command-Receiver Decoder equipment on the launch vehicle.
11.17.04 - Launch of NASA's Swift spacecraft aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket has been delayed at least 24 hours due to a concern with Range Command-Receiver Decoder equipment on the launch vehicle.
11.17.04 - The National Space Club Florida Committee is honoring Kennedy Space Center Public Information Officer George Diller with the Harry Kolcum Memorial News and Communications Award for his excellence in "communicating the space story" along Florida's Space Coast and throughout the world.
11.12.07 - NASA is offering media an exciting day of opportunities at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Nov. 22 focusing on milestones for the Space Shuttle's Return to Flight.
11.12.04 - A device invented by NASA experts is helping technicians detect wiring problems dramatically faster on aircraft, including those used by the U.S. military in Afghanistan.
11.08.04 - NASA Direct, NASA KSC's web broadcast network, is featuring two prelaunch webcasts and mission launch day coverage of NASA's Swift spacecraft. The launch is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 12:09 p.m.
11.08.04 - The launch of NASA's DART spacecraft aboard an Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9 is being postponed.
11.08.04 - Federal employees at Kennedy Space Center contributed more than $389,000 in donations to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) in their recent annual fund-raising drive surpassing the campaign goal of $294,000, making this year's donations the largest in history.
11.08.04 - The launch of the Swift observatory, a NASA spacecraft to pinpoint the location of gamma-ray bursts, is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 17.
10.20.04 - NASA Direct! is featuring a live prelaunch webcast and mission countdown coverage of the upcoming launch of NASA's Demonstration of Autonomous Rendezvous Technology (DART) spacecraft Oct. 26, 2004.
10.20.04 - NASA's DART satellite is scheduled to be launched aboard an Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL vehicle on Tuesday, Oct. 26, during a 7-minute launch window which extends from 11:13:32 - 11:20:32 a.m. PDT.
10.19.04 - Kennedy Space Center is joining the National Disability Mentoring Day observance on Wednesday, Oct. 20, by providing local students with disabilities an opportunity to spend a day with the KSC/Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Family.
10.18.04 - NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft has arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for a launch on Dec. 30, 2004.
10.12.04 - A $10 million project to replace the 456 tread belt shoes, weighing more than one ton each, on both crawlers at Kennedy Space Center begins mid-October.
10.12.04 - A dome-shaped module with seven windows, the Cupola will give astronauts a panoramic view for observing many operations on the outside of the orbiting complex.
10.12.04 - Michael Braukus October 12, 2004 NASA Headquarters (Phone: 2026/358-1979) Georg
10.12.04 - NASA Astronaut Patrick G. Forrester, NASA Chief Education Officer Dr. Adena Williams Loston and Paul McFall, president, Pearson Scott Foresman publishing company, will announce an alliance between NASA and Pearson Scott Foresman, publisher of preK-6 educational books.
10.12.04 - Business leaders interested in learning more about government contracting and what local and national vendors have to offer should attend the "Business Opportunities Expo 2004" on Oct. 19.
10.08.04 - Inside the KSC Engine Shop, Boeing-Rocketdyne technicians remove the container that enclosed the third and final Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) for Discovery's Return to Flight mission STS-114.
10.07.04 - Inside the KSC Engine Shop, Boeing-Rocketdyne technicians remove the container that enclosed the third and final Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) for Discovery's Return to Flight mission STS-114.
10.06.04 - Kennedy Space Center recently honored 71 of its civil service and contractor employees with the Honoree Award, the highest form of recognition bestowed upon an employee by the NASA Space Flight Awareness Program.
10.05.04 - Jim Kennedy, Kennedy Space Center director, issues a statement on the news of the passing of legendary Mercury Seven astronaut Gordon Cooper.
10.04.04 - NASA's Swift observatory, that will pinpoint the location of distant yet fleeting explosions that appear to signal the births of black holes, will be the subject of a news media opportunity at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on Wednesday, Oct. 6.
09.23.04 - NASA's Center Director, Jim Kennedy and a NASA astronaut will visit Immokalee Middle School and the students of Pine Ridge Middle School, a NASA Explorer School (NES) team in Naples, Fla., on Sept. 28.
09.23.04 - In preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Jeanne, workers in the Reusable Launch Vehicle Hangar unroll long pieces of plastic to place on shelves holding Thermal Protection System Facility (TPSF) equipment.
09.16.04 - Representatives of Ford Motor Company are bringing a new hydrogen fuel cell Focus to the Kennedy Space Center Sept. 23.
09.16.04 - Jessica Rye September 16, 2004 Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
09.15.04 - Kennedy Space Center Deputy Director Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr., Jim Jennings, NASA, Associate Deputy Administrator for Institutions and Asset Management and an astronaut will visit Gainesville Elementary School, a NASA Explorer School in Gainesville, Ga., on Sept. 21.
09.15.04 - A NASA astronaut and officials from the Agency will visit Ronald E. McNair High School and University Community Academy, NASA Explorer Schools in Atlanta, on Sept 20.
09.08.04 - The KSC News Center will provide daily b-roll and stills of its documentation of the aftermath of Hurricane Frances for pick up for KSC badged media only from 3-4 p.m., today through Friday.
09.01.04 - Due to Hurricane Frances approaching the Florida coast, Kennedy Space Center Director Jim Kennedy has directed the Center to be closed for all personnel on Thursday and Friday.
08.27.04 - This photo of Hurricane Frances was taken by Astronaut Mike Fincke aboard the International Space Station as he flew 230 statute miles above the storm at about 10 a.m. EDT today, Aug. 27.
08.27.04 - Media are invited to a daylong workshop focused on the International Space Station's role in Return to Flight. The event will be held Monday, Sept. 13, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
08.25.04 - Radar tracking data gathered during the Delta II launch of the MESSENGER spacecraft earlier this month has provided promising results that may benefit NASA's Space Shuttle Program and Discovery's Return to Flight.
08.18.04 - The pace of preparations for Return to Flight is picking up, with several key milestones in recent weeks marking important progress in readying the Space Shuttle Discovery for its next mission.
08.17.04 - A Boeing Delta IV first stage, called a Common Booster Core, heads for the Horizontal Integration Facility at Launch Complex 37 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
08.11.04 - With a Security escort, the first Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) aft skirt for mission STS-114 nears the Vehicle Assembly Building on its transfer to the Rotation Processing and Surge Facility for stacking.
08.05.04 - Rocketdyne Propulsion and Power, a business unit of The Boeing Company, recently completed the build-up and avionics testing of engine 2058, the first Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) fully assembled at Kennedy Space Center.
08.04.04 - The e-mail address for official news released by the Kennedy Space Center Public Affairs office will change effective Aug. 10. The new address alias is "KSC News Center."
08.03.04 - In the Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) Processing Facility, Boeing-Rocketdyne crane operator Joe Ferrante lifts SSME 2058, the first SSME fully assembled at KSC, with the assistance of other technicians on his team.
08.03.04 - NASA's MESSENGER - set to become the first spacecraft to orbit the planet Mercury - launched today at 2:15:56 a.m. EDT aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
08.02.04 - The launch of NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket was postponed this morning due to lightning potential from residual clouds that were associated with Tropical Storm Alex.
07.27.04 - The NASA Direct! Web site is featuring two webcast events and live countdown coverage for MESSENGER, NASA's upcoming mission to unlock the secrets of Mercury the least explored planet in our Solar System.
07.27.04 - The launch of MESSENGER, a NASA space probe set to conduct the first scientific investigation of Mercury as it orbits the planet, will be launched aboard a Boeing Delta II Heavy expendable launch vehicle Monday, Aug. 2.
07.21.04 - Theresa Keeney of Cocoa Beach, Fla., recently received the prestigious Silver Snoopy Award for her service to Space Shuttle astronauts.
07.16.04 - The first stage of the Boeing Delta II rocket is lifted off its transporter on Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, into the mobile service tower.
07.12.04 - NASA recently granted two partially exclusive patent license agreements for the manufacturing and sale of a high-performance wireless data acquisition and control system involving work done at the Kennedy Space Center.
07.12.04 - An informative media workshop and tour of the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) housing the Space Shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center is set for July 23.
07.12.04 - A media opportunity for MESSENGER, a NASA space probe to conduct the first scientific investigation of Mercury as it orbits the planet, is set for Wednesday, July 14.
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07.07.04 - The launch of NASA's Aura spacecraft atop a Boeing Delta II rocket has been postponed by at least 24 hours to Sunday, July 11 at 6:01:57 a.m. EDT (3:01:57 a.m. PDT).
07.06.04 - James E. Fesmire, NASA lead engineer for the Cryogenics Testbed here, recently acquired three patents for testing thermal insulation materials for cryogenic systems.
07.02.04 - The NASA Direct! Web site is featuring a live webcast event and launch countdown coverage for the Aura spacecraft, NASA's upcoming mission to study Earth's atmosphere.
07.01.04 - At Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville, Fla., the two solar arrays from the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft are undergoing cleaning inspections and voltage checks.
06.30.04 - Workers in the Orbiter Processing Facility watch closely as Orbiter Discovery's Forward Reaction Control System is lowered into position in the orbiter's forward fuselage nose area.
06.29.04 - An external tank is suspended horizontally by a large overhead crane in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center.
06.29.04 - NASA's Aura spacecraft, a next generation Earth-observing satellite that will supply the most complete information yet on the health of the Earth's atmosphere, is scheduled for launch on Saturday, July 10.
06.25.04 - Three civil service employees here can credit their hard work and determination as the reasons for receiving NASA's prestigious Silver Snoopy Award for service to Space Shuttle astronauts.
06.23.04 - In a plant growth chamber in Kennedy Space Center's Space Life Sciences Lab, plant physiologist Ray Wheeler checks radishes growing by hydroponic techniques.
06.23.04 - The Child Development Center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center is recognized with accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
06.23.04 - NASA's eight-week Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program (SHARP) continues to contribute to Kennedy Space Center's workforce of the future.
06.22.04 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft, launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard an Air Force Titan IV rocket on October 15, 1997, will arrive at the planet Saturn on June 30.
06.22.04 - NASA has granted an exclusive patent and copyright license agreement for three imaging software technologies for application in commercial markets.
06.21.04 - Jay Feaster, general manager of the National Hockey League's 2004 Champion Tampa Bay Lightning, brings the Stanley Cup with him to KSC while on a tour.
06.18.04 - Cristina Lopez del Castillo, a participant in last year's Summer High School Apprenticeship Program at Kennedy Space Center, is the recipient of an NASA College Scholarship.
06.18.04 - Space Shuttle Program Manager Bill Parsons has named Gregory C. Johnson as the Manager of Launch Integration at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
06.18.04 - At the mouth of Banana Creek at Kennedy Space Center, a baby manatee seems to be smiling as it floats on its back nestled between two adults.
06.14.04 - Dr. Carlos Calle, an Electrostatics and Surface Physics Laboratory lead scientist at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, is enjoying the growing success of his book, "Superstrings and Other Things, A Guide to Physics."
06.14.04 - The 8th Annual Cape Canaveral Spaceport Symposium is set for June 15-16 at the Radisson Resort in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
06.10.04 - The Kennedy Space Center Media Services Division has launched an online service for media representatives to gain access to KSC for media events.
06.09.04 - Images of the 1998 wildfires at Kennedy Space Center and last year's fires in California prompted the partnering of NASA and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove some of the dense foliage and trees from Kennedy's Industrial Area.
06.09.04 - Chuck Davis was among 13 Kennedy Space Center employees recently honored with the prestigious Silver Snoopy award for their service to Space Shuttle astronauts.
06.07.04 - Kennedy Space Center's newest Web site seeks to encourage middle school students across the nation to develop an interest in science and math by viewing real working experts in these fields.
05.26.04 - Thirteen civil service and contractor employees at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., recently were presented with NASA's prestigious Silver Snoopy Award for service to Space Shuttle astronauts.
05.26.04 - Patricia Grace Smith, associate administrator for Commercial Space Transportation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will be the keynote speaker at the Eighth Annual Cape Canaveral Spaceport Symposium.
05.21.04 - "The Vision for Space Exploration" is the theme for this year's annual Community Leaders Briefing being held May 24 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Complex.
05.20.04 - The first pieces of Space Shuttle Columbia debris, loaned to a non-governmental agency for testing and research, are on their way from NASA's Kennedy Space Center to The Aerospace Corporation.
05.13.04 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Deputy Director Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr. and an astronaut will visit John Evans Middle School, a NASA Explorer School in Potosi, Mo., on May 18.
05.13.04 - NASA formally announced the next 50 schools chosen to participate in the NASA Explorer Schools Program at the conclusion of the 2004 Leadership Institute/2003 NASA Explorer Schools Student Symposium.
05.12.04 - NASA Kennedy Space Center's John J. "Tip" Talone Jr. was awarded the prestigious rank of Distinguished Executive in a May 5 ceremony on the grounds of the White House.
05.11.04 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Director Jim Kennedy and a NASA astronaut will visit Howard A. Doolin Middle School, a NASA Explorer School in Miami, on May 14.
05.11.04 - Kennedy Space Center Director Jim Kennedy recently appointed Patrick Simpkins as the Director of Human Resources.
05.07.04 - Craig E. Steidle, NASA's Associate Administrator, Office of Exploration Systems, will tour operational facilities at Kennedy to explore their capabilities for future use in carrying out the Vision for Space Exploration
05.03.04 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center recently was recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star site.
04.29.04 - For the fourth time in Space Shuttle Program history, 350,000 gallons of water will be released on a Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) at Launch Pad 39A during a water sound suppression test.
04.21.04 - David Robertson, a quality assurance specialist at Kennedy Space Center, recently received NASA's prestigious Quality and Safety Achievement Recognition (QASAR) Award.
04.19.04 - Kennedy Space Center Director James W. Kennedy recently announced that Dennis A. Kross was selected as Space Shuttle Deputy Program Manager at Kennedy Space Center.
04.16.04 - NASA Kennedy Space Center Director James W. Kennedy announced today that James. L. "Larry" Crawford was named as the Director of the newly created Safety and Mission Assurance organization at KSC.
04.12.04 - NASA's Gravity Probe B will launch aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket at 1:01:20 p.m. EDT (10:01:20 a.m. PDT) Monday, April 19 from NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
04.08.04 - Legally blind for more than 22 years, Paul Mogan, a project manager at KSC, isn't going to let his blindness stop him from helping NASA achieve its vision for the future.
04.07.04 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Director, Jim Kennedy and a NASA astronaut will visit Carol City Elementary School, a NASA Explorer School in Miami, on April 12.
04.07.04 - NASA's Assistant Administrator for Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Ralph C. Thomas III, and a NASA astronaut will visit Bunche Middle School, a NASA Explorer School in Atlanta, on April 13.
03.31.04 - NASA's Center Director, Jim Kennedy and a NASA astronaut will visit Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet School, a NASA Explorer School (NES) in Panama City, Fla., on April 5.
03.25.04 - Expertise in high-performance materials led to recent publication in several well-regarded technical journals for Dr. Martha Williams, a polymer research chemist at Kennedy Space Center.
03.24.04 - Nine civil service and contractor employees at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., recently were presented with NASA's prestigious Silver Snoopy Award for service to Space Shuttle astronauts.
03.18.04 - NASA's Launch Services Program and Macon County Middle School in Franklin, N.C., will participate in the first NASA Direct! educational webcast on March 31.
03.12.04 - Dr. Jacqueline Quinn, a NASA environmental engineer at Kennedy Space Center, recently received the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Technical Achievement Award
03.11.04 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Deputy Director, Dr. Woodrow Whitlow will visit Howard W. Bishop Middle School, a NASA Explorer School (NES) in Gainesville, Fla., on March 17.
03.10.04 - NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft, the first Mercury orbiter, has arrived in Florida after being shipped from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
02.13.04 - A "Mode VII" emergency landing simulation is occurring at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
02.12.04 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Director Jim Kennedy and a NASA astronaut will visit Stewart Magnet Middle School, a NASA Explorer School (NES) in Tampa, Fla., on Feb. 20.
02.09.04 - NASA/KSC is a sponsor of the 2004 National Association of Minority Engineering Program Administrators, Inc. (NAMEPA) National Conference on February 11-14 in Orlando, Fla.
02.04.04 - Working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Image Analysis facility is studying the Sarasota kidnapping video of Carlie Brucia to provide any new information possible to law enforcement officers.
01.22.04 - Kennedy Space Center Director James Kennedy recently announced that Lisa Malone was selected as director of NASA-KSC's External Relations and Business Development Directorate.
01.14.04 - A media opportunity related to President George W. Bush's new future Space Vision announcement is set for Jan. 16.