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  • African American Heritage Month Profile: Kwatsi Alibaruho, Flight Director

    02.12.10 - As flight director, Kwatsi Alibaruho is responsible for providing technical expertise in one or more phases of space station and space shuttle missions.

  • Shuttle Endeavour Launches for Space Station

    02.08.10 - Space shuttle Endeavour, carrying Commander George Zamka, pilot Terry Virts, and Mission Specialists Nicholas Patrick, Bob Behnken, Steve Robinson and Kay Hire, successfully launched from the Kennedy Space Center in the early hours of February 8, headed for its 13-day STS-130 mission to the International Space Station.

  • Weather Scrubs Shuttle Launch

    02.07.10 - Weather postpones the launch of Endeavour on STS-130.

  • Space Station Extension Opens Window for Scientific Discoveries

    02.05.10 - NASA and its international partners are looking forward to future scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station now that the administration's fiscal year 2011 budget request calls for extending station operations to at least 2020.

  • NASA, GM Take Giant Leap in Robotic Technology

    02.04.10 - NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of Robots and related technologies for use in both the automotive and aerospace industries.

  • NASA Administrator Outlines Budget Request

    02.02.10 - Excerpts from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden’s appearance before reporters at the National Press Club on Feb. 2 in which Bolden outlined the administration’s fiscal year 2011 budget request and answered questions from reporters about the agency’s “road map” for “a new era of innovation and discovery.”

  • FY2011 Budget Request

    02.01.10 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden called for change and a new era of innovation in America's approach to science and space exploration.

  • NASA Day of Remembrance

    01.29.10 - Each January, we honor the Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia crews, as well as other members of the NASA family who lost their lives supporting NASA’s mission of exploration. We thank them and their families for their extraordinary sacrifices in the service of our nation.

  • STS-130 Mission Overview Briefing

    01.29.10 - Excerpts from the STS-130 Mission Overview briefing held at NASA’s Johnson Space Center Jan. 29, 2009.

  • STS-130 Spacewalk Overview Briefing

    01.29.10 - Excerpts from the STS-130 Spacewalk Overview briefing held at NASA’s Johnson Space Center Jan. 29, 2009.

  • NASA Gives Go for Final Space Shuttle Night Launch Feb. 7

    01.28.10 - Excerpts from a news conference held Jan. 27 at which the launch of NASA's space shuttle Endeavour from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida was announced for Feb. 7 at 4:39 a.m. EST.

  • NASA’s Spirit Rover Will Stay Put and Stay Active

    01.26.10 - NASA's twin Mars rover Spirit marks 6 years of unprecedented science exploration this month. However, the once roving scientific explorer is now designated a stationary science platform after efforts to free itself from a sand trap over the past several months have been unsuccessful.

  • NASA has Opportunity to View Interior of Mars

    01.22.10 - NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get their first glimpse deep inside Mars.

  • 2009 Found to be Tied for Second Hottest Year on Record

    01.22.10 - Analysis of 2009 global temperature data undertaken by scientists at Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) reveals that this year was tied with a cluster of other years --1998, 2002, 2003, 2006, and 2007 -- for the second warmest year on record.

  • SDO Scientists Discuss Advanced Mission to Study Our Sun

    01.21.10 - NASA hosted a briefing on Thursday, Jan. 21 on the upcoming launch and science of the Solar Dynamics Observatory, a mission to study the sun and its dynamic behavior.

  • Shuttle Endeavour’s STS-130 Crew Discusses Upcoming Flight with Media at Launch Pad

    01.20.10 - The six-member crew of the next space shuttle mission spoke with media on Jan. 20 at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A in Florida.

  • STS-129 Crew Part of Washington Wizards Game Activities

    01.13.10 - The space shuttle Atlantis STS-129 crew was introduced to the crowd at the Verizon Center before the Jan. 12 game between the Detroit Pistons and host Washington Wizards.

  • NASA Showcases Next International Space Station Component

    01.08.10 - NASA hosted an event for reporters to view the next pressurized element to be launched to the International Space Station, Tranquility, on Jan. 8 at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

  • Space Rocks

    01.07.10 - Space Center Houston was the scene Jan. 6 of a special presentation by former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski to Space Shuttle Endeavour Commander George Zamka. Parazynski gave a moon rock and a rock from Mt. Everest to Zamka, commander of the upcoming shuttle mission STS-130.

  • NASA Administrator Joins President to Honor Educators and Announce New Initiative

    01.06.10 - Administrator Charlie Bolden joined President Obama at a special White House ceremony Jan. 6 to honor educators from across the country for their excellence in mathematics, science teaching and mentoring.