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The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Sunday, May 13, 2012. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin of Russia, and prime NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba is scheduled for 9:01 a.m. local time on Tuesday, May 15. Photo Credit (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Expedition 31, Expedition 31 Preflight, Kazakhstan, ROSCOSMOS...
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President Barack Obama, left, Air Force Col. Lee Rosen, Commander, 45th Launch Group, center, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talk with Dr. John P. Holdren is Assistant to the President for Science and Technology during a tour of the commercial rocket processing facility of Space Exploration Technologies, known as SpaceX, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Obama also visited the NASA Kennedy Space Center to deliver remarks on the bold new course the...
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen shortly after the rotating service structure is rolled back on Saturday Feb. 6, 2010 at pad 39a of the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Endeavour and the crew members of the STS-130 mission are set to launch on Sunday at 4:39 a.m. EST. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen on launch pad 39a after the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (RSS), Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. During the mission, Endeavour and the STS-134 crew will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank and additional spare parts for Dextre. Launch is targeted for Monday, May 16 at 8:56 a.m. EDT. Photo credit: (NASA/Bill...
Topics: What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour, What -- STS-134, What -- Spectrometer, Where -- Kennedy Space...
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Buzz Lightyear, of the film "Toy Story" is seen at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Moving Beyond Earth Gallery, Thursday, March 29, 2012, in Washington. Launched May 31, 2008 aboard the space shuttle Discovery (STS-124) and returned on Discovery 15 months later with STS-128, the 12-inch action figure is the longest serving toy in space and became part of the museum's popular culture collection. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: Action Figure, Buzz Lightyear, National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC, USA, NASA, Paul E....
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, during an 'Educate to Innovate' event where he honored teachers who received awards for excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math STEM education. NASA's 'Summer of Innovation' program supports the President's 'Educate to Innovate' campaign. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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Expedition 23 NASA Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson of the U.S. prepares to have her Russian Sokol suit pressure checked at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Friday, April 2, 2010. Caldwell Dyson and fellow Expedition 23 crewmembers Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of Russia launched in their Soyuz TMA-18 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, April 2, 2010. Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi
Topics: What -- Soyuz TM, Where -- Kazakhstan, Where -- Russia
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The Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft is mated to its booster rocket in a processing hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Monday, October 11, 2004, in preparation for its rollout to the launch pad October 12 and its liftoff October 14 to carry Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Science Officer Leroy Chiao, Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Salizhan Sharipov and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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The space shuttle Discovery is seen shortly after the Rotating Service Structure was rolled back at launch pad 39A, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Discovery, on its 39th and final flight, will carry the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM), Express Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC4) and Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot in space to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Cape Canaveral, Discovery, Florida, Kennedy Space Center, Launch Pad 39A, Rotating Service...
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An Atlas V rocket launches with the Juno spacecraft payload from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday, August 5, 2011. The Juno spacecraft will make a five-year, 400-million-mile voyage to Jupiter, orbit the planet, investigate its origin and evolution with eight instruments to probe its internal structure and gravity field, measure water and ammonia in its atmosphere, map its powerful magnetic field and observe its intense auroras. Photo Credit:...
Topics: Atlas V Rocket, Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Juno Launch, Juno...
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Veteran NBC reporter Jay Barbree, left, speaks with NASA Mercury Astronaut Scott Carpenter, prior to a celebration marking the 50th Anniversary of Alan Shepard's first flight into space, Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The main scientific objective of project Mercury was to determine man's capabilities in a space environment. The flight lasted 15 minutes 28 seconds and covered 303 statute miles. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Who -- Scott Carpenter, Who -- Alan B. Shepard, Jr., What -- Mercury, Where -- Kennedy Space Center...
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The Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft is rolled out by train on its way to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Thursday, July 12, 2012. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 32 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide is scheduled for the morning of Sunday, July 15, local time. Photo Credit (NASA/Carla Cioffi)
Topics: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Expedition 32, Expedition 32 Preflight, JAXA (Japan Aerospace...
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Expedition 8 Commander and NASA Science Officer Michael Foale, right, Expedition 8 Soyuz Commander Alexander Kaleri, left, and European Space Agency astronaut Pedro Duque of Spain, isten to their certification for launch by a panel of Russian space officials in Baikonur, Kazakhstan Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Cosmonaut Hotel. Photo Credit (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Michael Foale Alexander Kaleri Pedro Duque ESA (European Space Agency) ROSCOSMOS (Russian Federal...
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The Soyuz TMA-01M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 carrying Expedition 25 Soyuz Commander Alexander Kaleri of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Scott J. Kelly and Russian Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka to the International Space Station. Their Soyuz TMA-01M rocket launched at 5:10 a.m Kazakhstan time. (Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi)
Topics: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Expedition 25, Expedition 25 Launch, Kazakhstan, Soyuz Launch Pad,...
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Apollo astronauts from left, Walt Cunningham (Apollo 17), James Lovell (Apollo 8 Apollo 13), David Scott (Apollo 9 Apollo 15), Buzz Aldrin (Apollo 11), Charles Duke (Apollo 16), Thomas Stafford (Apollo 10) and Eugene Cernan (Apollo 17) are seen during the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and the walk on the moon press conference, Monday, July 20, 2009, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Photo credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Apollo 40th Anniversary Astronaut Walt Cunningham James Lovell David Scott Buzz Aldrin Charles Duke...
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Leland Melvin, NASA Associate Administrator for Education and former space shuttle astronaut, center, poses with students from Ferebee-Hope Elementary School on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. Ferebee-Hope Elementary School, in collaboration with Reading is Fundamental (RIF), hosted this event in honor of Black History Month, and to highlight the importance of reading. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)
Topics: Who -- Leland D. Melvin, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where -- Washington
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen as strong winds inflate a windsock, Saturday Feb. 6, 2010 at pad 39a of the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Endeavour and the crew members of the STS-130 mission are set to launch on Sunday at 4:39 a.m. EST. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Endeavour, STS-130, STS-130 Preflight, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, NASA, Bill...
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Artist EV Day visited the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to learn about the Mars Exploration Rovers. She so intrigued the Mars scientists that she was given a sample rover wheel to work with in creating a piece of art titled "Wheel of Optimism" for NASA. Day took the wheel and created a Martian world within it complete with organic plantlife, rocks and a Martian landscape in the background. Day poetically grapples with the age old question of whether life on Mars exists or whether it is...
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Expedition 24 NASA Flight Engineer Shannon Walker has her Russian Sokol suit prepared for launch by technicians at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Walker, Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Doug Wheelock launched in their Soyuz TMA-19 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi
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Space shuttle Atlantis is seen on launch pad 39a moments after the STS-135 crew arrived for their launch, Friday, July 8, 2011, at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch of Atlantis, STS-135, is the final flight of the shuttle program, a 12-day mission to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, What -- STS-1, What -- International Space Station (ISS), Where --...
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NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, left, meets with CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk, right, Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Looking on in the background are Larry Williams, NASA astronaut Marsha Ivins and NASA manager Christopher Shank. Photo Credit: (NASA/Renee Bouchard)
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Painted graphics line the side of NASA 905 depicting the various ferry flights the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft has supported during the Space Shuttle Program, including the tests using the space shuttle prototype Enterprise. The aircraft, known as an SCA, is at Kennedy to prepare for shuttle Discoveryâs ferry flight to the Washington Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Va., on April 17. The SCA is a modified Boeing 747 jet airliner, originally manufactured for commercial use. One of two...
Topics: 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), Cape Canaveral, Decals, Florida, Kennedy Space Center, Fla,...
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Buzz Lightyear, of the film "Toy Story" is seen at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Moving Beyond Earth Gallery, Thursday, March 29, 2012, in Washington. Launched May 31, 2008 aboard the space shuttle Discovery (STS-124) and returned on Discovery 15 months later with STS-128, the 12-inch action figure is the longest serving toy in space and became part of the museum's popular culture collection. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: Action Figure, Buzz Lightyear, National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC, USA
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Expedition 23 NASA Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson of the U.S. prepares to have her Russian Sokol suit pressure checked at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Friday, April 2, 2010. Caldwell Dyson and fellow Expedition 23 crewmembers Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of Russia launched in their Soyuz TMA-18 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, April 2, 2010. Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi
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NASA Johnson Space Center Director of Flight Crew Operations, and Astronaut, Janet Kavandi speaks at an event where NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced where four space shuttle orbiters will be permanently displayed at the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program, Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The four orbiters, Enterprise, which currently is on display at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International...
Topics: Who -- Janet Kavandi, Who -- Charles Bolden, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where -- Johnson Space...
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Expedition 9 Flight Engineer Michael Fincke is given traditional Kazak gifts during a press conference at the Kustanay airport in Kazakhstan, Sunday, October 24, 2004. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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Wife of former astronaut and Senator John Glenn, Annie Glenn, listens intently to Cleveland State University Master of Music Major James Binion Jr. as he sings a musical tribute during an event celebrating John Glenn's legacy and 50 years of americans in orbit held at the university's Wolstein Center on Friday, March 3, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. Glenn became the first American to orbit Earth in 1962. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Annie Glenn, Cleveland, Cleveland State University, Ohio, Wolstein Center, USA, NASA, Bill Ingalls
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Dr. Stephen Hawking, a professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge, delivers a speech entitled "Why we should go into space" during a lecture that is part of a series honoring NASA's 50th Anniversary, Monday, April 21, 2008, at George Washington University's Morton Auditorium in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: Paul E. Alers, Dr. Stephen Hawking, 50th Anniversary, Lecture Series, Science, Exploration, NASA,...
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Don Mitchell, far left, Cassini spacecraft instrument scientist, IBEX co-Investigator, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., answers questions on findings made by NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer, IBEX, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2009. Mitchell is joined by IBEX mission colleagues David McComas, far right, IBEX spacecraft principal investigator and senior executive director, Space Science and Engineering Division, Southwest Research...
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Under Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Ronald Sega, testifies before the House Committee on Science and Technology regarding the future of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) and results of the Nunn-McCurdy review of NOAA's weather satellite program, Thursday, June 8, 2006, at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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NASA Flight Surgeon Terry Taddeo, left, talks with Expedition 8 Commander Michael Foale shortly after Foale, Soyuz Flight Engineer Alexander Kaleri and European Space Agency astronaut Andre Kuipers, of the Netherlands, landed in north central Kazakhstan, Friday, April 30, 2004, in a Soyuz TMA-3 capsule. Foale and Kaleri completed 195 days in space aboard the International Space Station, while Kuipers returned after an 11-day research mission as part of a commercial agreement between ESA and the...
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Russian technicians work, Tuesday, April 12, 2005, on mating the Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft to the booster rocket inside the integration facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan as preparations continued for the April 15 launch of Expedition 11 with Commander Sergei Krikalev, Flight Engineer John Phillips and European Space Agency Astronaut Roberto Vittori, of Italy, to the International Space Station. The rocket mating operation occurred on the 44th anniversary of the launch of Yuri...
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen on launch pad 39a after the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (RSS), Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. During the 14-day mission, Endeavour and the STS-134 crew will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank and additional spare parts for Dextre. Launch is targeted for Friday, April 29 at 3:47 p.m. EDT. Photo credit:...
Topics: What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour, What -- STS-134, What -- Spectrometer, Where -- Kennedy Space...
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Dr. Stephen Hawking, a professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge, delivers a speech entitled "Why we should go into space" during a lecture that is part of a series honoring NASA's 50th Anniversary, Monday, April 21, 2008, at George Washington University's Morton Auditorium in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: 50th Anniversary Lecture Series, George Washington University, Stephen Hawking, Washington, DC,...
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The Soyuz TMA-03M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 carrying Expedition 30 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut and Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers to the International Space Station. (Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi)
Topics: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome, ESA (European Space Agency), Expedition 30, Expedition 30 Launch,...
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NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, North Carolina State University senior Whitney Lohmeyer, center, and NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver all pose for a photograph at the Women in Aerospace (WIA) awards ceremony and banquet held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Arlington, VA on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. Lohmeyer was awarded the first-ever WIA Scholarship. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Arlington, Charlie Bolden, Lori Garver, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, VA, Whitney Lohmeyer, Women In...
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen on launch pad 39a after the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (RSS), Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. During the mission, Endeavour and the STS-134 crew will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank and additional spare parts for Dextre. Launch is targeted for Monday, May 16 at 8:56 a.m. EDT. Photo credit: (NASA/Bill...
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NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. speaks during his first NASA Update,Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Bolden, NASA's 12th Administrator and Lori Garver, the Deputy Administrator, took the time to introduce themselves and outline their vision for the agency going forward. No questions were taken during the session. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks at the National Press Club on Friday, July 1, 2011 in Washington. Bolden discussed the agency's future and its human space flight activities after the final space shuttle mission. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Who -- Charles Bolden, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where -- Washington
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Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), is seen as it flies over the Manhattan Skyline with Freedom Tower in the background, Friday, April 27, 2012, in New York. Enterprise was the first shuttle orbiter built for NASA performing test flights in the atmosphere and was incapable of spaceflight. Originally housed at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Enterprise will be demated from the SCA and placed on a barge that will eventually be moved by...
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Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Science Officer Leroy Chiao, right, Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Salizhan Sharipov and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin, left, donned their launch and entry suits and climbed aboard their Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft Friday, October 5, 2004, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a dress rehearsal of launch day activities leading to their liftoff October 14 to the International Space Station. Chiao and Sharipov, the first crew of all-Asian...
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From left to right, Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin, Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Science Officer Leroy Chiao, Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Salizhan Sharipov, Expedition 10 backup Soyuz Commander Valery Tokarev and backup Expedition Commander Bill McArthur speak with officials from behind glass after having conducted a final inspection of their Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft on Saturday, October 9, 2004, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in preparation for their launch...
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President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Operations and Checkout Building at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Obama visited Kennedy Space Center to deliver remarks on the bold new course the Administration is charting for NASA and the future of U.S. leadership in human space flight. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver makes a point as she speaks during a NASA Update with Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr.,Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Bolden, NASA's 12th Administrator and Garver took the time to introduce themselves and outline their vision for the agency going forward. No questions were taken during the session. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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House Majority Leader U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., speaks at a ceremony where senior NASA officials presented the National Federation of the Blind with two Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollars that flew on Space Shuttle Atlantis' mission (STS-125) to the Hubble Space Telescope in May 2009, Friday evening, July 31, 2009, at the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
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Alexei Krasnov, Director of Manned Space Programs Department, Roscosmos, listens to reporterâs questions during a Soyuz post-docking press conference at the Russian mission Control Center in Korolev, Russia on Sunday, April 4, 2010. The Soyuz TMA-18 docked to the International Space Station carrying Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov, Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko and NASA Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson. Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi
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The Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft is lifted into position on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Saturday, April 2, 2011. The Soyuz, which has been dubbed ''Gagarin'', is launching one week shy of the 50th anniversary of the launch of Yuri Gagarin from the same launch pad in Baikonur on April 12, 1961 to become the first human to fly in space. The first stage of the Soyuz booster is emblazoned with the name ''Gagarin'' and the likeness of the first person to fly in space. Photo...
Topics: Who -- Yuri Gagarin, What -- Soyuz TM, Where -- Baikonur Cosmodrome, Where -- Kazakhstan
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STS-135 commander Chris Ferguson, center, shares a moment with Sesame Street's Elmo as mission specialist Rex Walheim looks on during a taping at the Eventi Hotel, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2011, in New York. The astronauts from the final space shuttle mission were taping social media messages with Elmo. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: What -- STS-1, What -- REX, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where -- New York
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The e-Genius aircraft takes off during the 2011 Green Flight Challenge competition at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, Calif. on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. NASA and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation are having the challenge with the goal to advance technologies in fuel efficiency and reduced emissions with cleaner renewable fuels and electric aircraft. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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From left, NASA Technical Operations Director Bill Dowdell, NASA Shuttle Launch Director Michael Leinbach, NASA Test Director Peter Nickolenko, and Flow Director for Space Shuttle Atlantis Angela Brewer watch from the firing room at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida as the NASA space shuttle Atlantis and the crew of STS-125 land at Edwards Air Force Base in California, Sunday, May 24, 2009. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Kennedy Space Center, STS-125, Firing Room, Mike Leinbach, Angela Brewer, Bill Dowdell, Peter...
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The exhaust plume from space shuttle Atlantis is seen through the window of a Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA) as it launches from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on the STS-135 mission, Friday, July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis launched on the final flight of the shuttle program on a 12-day mission to the International Space Station. The STS-135 crew will deliver the Raffaello multipurpose logistics module containing supplies and spare parts for the space station. Photo...
Topics: Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, Florida, Kennedy Space Center, STS-135, STS-135 Launch, NASA, Dick Clark
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Associate Administrator for Education and Astronaut Leland Melvin, 3rd from left, talks with school children during the âBuild the Futureâ activity where students created their vision of the future in space with LEGO bricks and elements inside a tent that was set up on the launch viewing area at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. NASA and The LEGO Group signed a Space Act Agreement to spark children's interest in science, technology, engineering and...
Topics: Cape Canaveral, Florida, Kennedy Space Center, Lego, Leland Melvin, STS-133, STS-133 Prelaunch,...
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks and delivers greetings from President Obama at the 44th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency waves while seated in a chair outside the Soyuz TMA-03M capsule shortly after he and Expedition 31 Commander Oleg Kononenko of Russia, and Flight Engineer Don Pettit of NASA landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, July 1, 2012. Pettit, Kononenko and Kuipers returned from more than six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 30 and 31...
Topics: Andre Kuipers, Expedition 31, Kazakhstan, Sokol Suit, Zhezkazgan, NASA, Bill Ingalls
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Caroline Kennedy, center, is recognized by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), second from left, former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, and U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA), right, at an event recognizing the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of John F. Kennedy as President of the United States, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in the rotunda at the U.S. Capitol. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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Dr. Stephen Hawking, a professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge, delivers a speech entitled "Why we should go into space" during a lecture that is part of a series honoring NASA's 50th Anniversary, Monday, April 21, 2008, at George Washington University's Morton Auditorium in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul. E. Alers)
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American Spaceflight Participant Richard Garriott has his Russian Sokol suit pressure checked prior to launching in the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft with Expedition 18 Commander Michael Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury V. Lonchakov, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The three crew members are scheduled to dock with the International Space Station on Oct. 14. Fincke and Lonchakov will spend six months on the station, while Garriott will return to Earth Oct. 24, 2008...
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NASA Administrator Michael Griffin outlines the President's budget for fiscal year 2007 during a news conference, Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Griffin was joined by the heads of NASA's four mission directorates to explain how the proposed $16.8 billion dollar budget supports the Vision for Space Exploration. The budget represents a 3.2% increase above the fiscal year 2006 appropriated budget. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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Chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology U.S. Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, R-N.Y., left, shakes hands with NASA Administrator Michael Griffin prior to a hearing on the future of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) and results of the Nunn-McCurdy review of NOAA's weather satellite program, Thursday, June 8, 2006, at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen on launch pad 39a after the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (RSS), Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. During the 14-day mission, Endeavour and the STS-134 crew will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank and additional spare parts for Dextre. Launch is targeted for Friday, April 29 at 3:47 p.m. EDT. Photo credit:...
Topics: What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour, What -- STS-134, What -- Spectrometer, Where -- Kennedy Space...
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NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr., left, speaks during aNASA Update as Deputy Administrator Lori Garver looks on,Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Bolden, NASA's 12th Administrator and Garver took the time to introduce themselves and outline their vision for the agency going forward. No questions were taken during the session. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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CAFE Foundation volunteer Oliver Dyer-Bennet, left, CAFE Foundation Hanger Boss Mike Fenn, center, and CAFE Foundation volunteer, Justin Dyer-Bennett scan the sky for aircraft during the speed competition portion of the 2011 Green Flight Challenge, sponsored by Google, being held at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, Calif. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. NASA and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation are having the challenge with the goal to advance...
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NASA Chief, Astronaut Office, Johnson Space Center Peggy Whitson deals cards during a traditional game that is played at the NASA Kennedy Space Center Operations and Checkout Building with the shuttle crew prior to them leaving for the launch pad, on Friday, July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The point of the game is that the commander must use up all his or her bad luck before launch, so the crew can only leave for the pad after the commander loses. The launch of Atlantis, STS-135, is the...
Topics: Who -- Peggy Whitson, What -- STS-1, What -- International Space Station (ISS), Where -- Johnson...
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks at the National Press Club on Friday, July 1, 2011 in Washington. Bolden discussed the agency's future and its human space flight activities after the final space shuttle mission. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Topics: Who -- Charles Bolden, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where -- Washington
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Apollo astronaut Alan Bean, center, laughs at a comment made by Apollo astronaut Charles Duke, right, as Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin, left, looks on during a live television interview on Monday, July 20, 2009, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Monday marked the 40th Anniversary of the historic landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: Alan Bean, Charles Duke, Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut, Headquarters, Washington DC, NASA, Paul E. Alers,...
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, left, holds a box of spiders as MathScience Innovation Center Instructor Rhonda Hawley describes them during a visit to the "Spider Room" at the center, Friday, Jan. 28. 2011, at the center in Richmond, Va. Earlier, Bolden spoke to students from Albert Hill Middle School, where he highlighted the importance of of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, as he shared his life experiences with the students. (Photo Credit:NASA/Paul E. Alers)
Topics: Charles Bolden, Rhonda Hawley, MathScience Innovation Center, Spiders, Science Technology...
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NASA Kennedy Space center Director Robert Cabana sings an STS-135 landing car placard at the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) runway at NASA Kennedy Space Center shortly after the space shuttle Atlantis (STS-135) landed, completing its 13-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS) and the final flight of the Space Shuttle Program, early Thursday morning, July 21, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Overall, Atlantis spent 307 days in space and traveled nearly 126 million miles during its 33...
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Doug McCuistion, Mars Program director at NASA Headquarters, second from left, talks about Curiosity, NASA's most advanced mobile robotic laboratory, which will examine one of the most intriguing areas on Mars, during a news briefing, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at NASA Headquarters in Washington as Ashwin Vasavada, MSL deputy project scientist, and Pete Theisinger, MSL project manager, right, look on. The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission is set for launch from Florida's Space Coast on Nov....
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NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with the space shuttle Discovery mated on top is in position for demoting at Washington Dulles International Airport, Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Sterling, VA. Discovery, the first orbiter retired from NASAâs shuttle fleet, completed 39 missions, spent 365 days in space, orbited the Earth 5,830 times, and traveled 148,221,675 miles. NASA will transfer Discovery to the National Air and Space Museum to begin its new mission to commemorate past...
Topics: 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), April 12, Crane, Discovery, Sterling, VA, Virginia, Washington...
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Flight Engineer Joe Acaba has his Russian Sokol suit pressure checked in preparation for his launch onboard the Soyuz TMA-04M on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz spacecraft with Acaba, Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin onboard, launched at 9:01 a.m. Kazakhstan time on Tuesday, May 15. Photo Credit: (NASA/GCTC/Andrey Shelepin)
Topics: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Expedition 31, Expedition 31 Preflight, Joe Acaba, Kazakhstan,...
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NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, in yellow jacket, stands with participants from the NASA Social underneath the engines of the Saturn V rocket at the Apollo Saturn V visitor center, Thursday, May 18, 2012, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. About 50 NASA Social followers attended an event as part of activities surrounding the launch of Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, demonstration mission of the company's Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station. Photo...
Topics: Cape Canaveral, Florida, Kennedy Space Center, Lori Garver, NASA Social, Saturn V, Saturn V Museum,...
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Expedition 32 NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams continues the tradition of signing one of the doors at the Cosmonaut Hotel on Sunday, July 15, 2012 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The Soyuz spacecraft with Williams, Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko and JAXA Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide aboard launched at 8:40 a.m. Kazakhstan time. Photo Credit (NASA/Carla Cioffi)
Topics: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Cosmonaut Hotel, Expedition 32, Expedition 32 Preflight, JAXA (Japan...
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The space shuttle Endeavour is seen at launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday, July 11, 2009. NASA is hopeful that Endeavour will launch with the crew of STS-127 on Sunday. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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An iceberg is seen out the window of NASA's DC-8 research aircraft as it flies 2,000 feet above the Amundsen Sea in West Antarctica on Wednesday, Oct., 21, 2009. This was the fourth science flight of NASA'_ __ _s Operation Ice Bridge airborne Earth science mission to study Antarctic ice sheets, sea ice, and ice shelves. Photo Credit: (NASA/Jane Peterson)
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Students from McKinley Tech High School in Washington, D.C., work on their robot in the 'Pit Area' as they prepare to compete in the First Robotics Competition, Friday, March 5, 2010, in Washington. The student competition is called 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' or FIRST. The program was founded in 1989 by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people, their schools and communities. Photo Credit: NASA/Paul E. Alers
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