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  • NASA Releases Administrator's Video About Final Shuttle Launch

    07.08.11 - With the successful launch of the final space shuttle mission, Atlantis' STS-135 mission to the International Space Station, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has issued a video statement about the program and the agency's future.

  • NASA Sets Launch Date For Final Space Shuttle Mission

    06.28.11 - Space shuttle Atlantis' Commander Chris Ferguson and his three crewmates are scheduled to begin a 12-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 11:26 a.m. EDT on July 8, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • NASA and DARPA Give Students Chance to Support Missions

    06.20.11 - NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are offering high school students the opportunity to design experiments that will be tested in space.

  • NASA Television Covers Station Cargo Craft Departure And Arrival

    06.16.11 - NASA Television will provide live coverage during a busy International Space Station traffic pattern, when one cargo spacecraft departs and another arrives.

  • New York Students Will Call Space Station Astronaut

    06.10.11 - Students in Otsego County, N.Y., will make a special call to the International Space Station and Expedition 28 Flight Engineer Ron Garan on Friday, June 17.

  • Unique 'Portrait' Of Shuttle And International Space Station Released

    06.07.11 - Newly-released portraits show the International Space Station together with the space shuttle, the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #33

    06.01.11 - Endeavour made its last landing early this morning at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, concluding a successful mission to the International Space Station and a sterling 25-mission history.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth for Final Time Wednesday

    05.30.11 - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, June 1, completing a 16-day mission to outfit the International Space Station. If Endeavour lands Wednesday, it will have spent 299 days in space and traveled more than 122.8 million miles during its 25 flights.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #29

    05.30.11 - Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station at 10:55 p.m. CDT Sunday, ending a stay of 11 days, 17 hours and 41 minutes at the orbiting laboratory.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #28

    05.29.11 - Space shuttle Endeavour's final undocking from the International Space Station is the focus of attention today for the crew members on both vehicles after more than 11 days of joint docked operations.

  • NASA Astronaut Cady Coleman Available For Interviews On Eve Of Shuttle Landing

    05.27.11 - NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, back on Earth after working last week in orbit with the space shuttle Endeavour and International Space Station crews, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 - 8 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 31.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #19

    05.25.11 - The International Space Station’s Canadarm2 is closer to having a new base of operation, giving it access to much of the orbiting laboratory’s Russian segment.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #18

    05.24.11 - Another day of spacewalk activity is on tap for the combined space shuttle and International Space Station crews today.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #17

    05.24.11 - Preparations for the mission’s third spacewalk, station maintenance and repairs kept Endeavour crew members busy much of Tuesday.

  • Shuttle, Station Sighting Opportunities May 27, 29

    05.23.11 - Weather permitting, San Francisco Bay Area residents will have two good opportunities to see the International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour during its final flight as they pass overhead May 27 and May 29.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #15

    05.23.11 - Endeavour astronauts said goodbye to half of their International Space Station colleagues Monday afternoon as the Expedition 27 crew members prepared to return to Earth.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #16

    05.23.11 - The combined Endeavour and International Space Station crew is now down to nine following the first Soyuz departure in history while a space shuttle was docked to the station.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #13

    05.22.11 - It turned into a long day for the Endeavour spacewalkers outside the International Space Station as they worked to complete all of the assigned maintenance tasks.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #11

    05.21.11 - Mission managers cleared Endeavour’s thermal protection system for re-entry after analysis of data and images from an early-morning focused robotic inspection of the tiles.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #10

    05.20.11 - The combined crew of the International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will work together to perform robotics and prepare for the mission’s second spacewalk.