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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Next piece of Shuttle Endeavour exhibit is floating towards California Science Center

89.3 KPCC - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Using a toy from the California Science Center, president Jeff Rudolph shows us which part of the space shuttle exhibit arrives next, an external tank known as ET-94.

Last flight-qualified space shuttle external tank crosses Panama Canal

collectSPACE.com - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The 154-foot-long (47 meter) external tank, riding atop an uncovered flatbed barge, entered the famous waterway on its journey to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will be exhibited with NASA's retired space shuttle Endeavour.
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US researchers may have found Captain Cook's ship Endeavour

Reuters UK - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The Endeavour was later re-commissioned as the Lord Sandwich, which was its name when it was scuttled during the August 1778 Battle of Rhode Island by a British commander aiming to block the harbor.

Astronaut coming to Midland

Odessa American - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Astronaut Mark Kelly spent more than 50 days in space and commanded both the Space Shuttle Endeavour, including its final flight in May 2011, and shuttle Discovery, and is one of only two individuals who have visited the International Space Station on ...

The Weird History Of The Space Blanket

Atlas Obscura - ‎May 3, 2016‎
So in December of 1998, when six astronauts flew the NASA shuttle Endeavour up to the International Space Station, they brought along four space blankets, explains James Oberg, a former NASA Mission Control operative, science writer, and expert space ...
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PPG Donates Paint for Final Space Shuttle External Tank Journey

AviationPros.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Upon arrival in California, ET-94 - the only existing flight-qualified external tank - will undergo cosmetic restoration for display at the California Science Center along with the space shuttle Endeavour. DESOTHANE® HS/CA 8211 series military and ...

Ten Things to Know About IMAX's "A Beautiful Planet"

Huffington Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
From IMAX director Toni Myers, this film provides a stunning glimpse of Earth from space and the effects of humanity over time—as never seen before.
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Obama, Biden, Burton & Kelly visit with elementary students

Waynesville Daily Guide - ‎11 hours ago‎
Kelly told students that the story was partially true and explained that it was based on a mouse that had gone up into space with him as part of a group of mice, when he was on space shuttle Endeavor. According to Kelly, there was one mouse in the ...

Replica on the runway: Mock orbiter on real space shuttle strip

Fox News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The last real space shuttle to come to a "wheels stop" on the SLF was Atlantis on July 21, 2011. It is now on display at the Kennedy Space Visitor Complex. Orbiters Discovery and Endeavour each departed Florida for their own museum exhibits by way of ...
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Month in Space: April 2016

NBCNews.com - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
... from the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans on April 10. The tank was travelling via the Gulf of Mexico and the Panama Canal to the California Science Center in Los Angeles where it will become part of the Space Shuttle Endeavour display.

Last space shuttle tank reaches Panama Canal for crossing to Pacific

Spaceflight Now - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
NASA donated the tank, the last flight unit left in existence, to the California Science Center to use with the retired orbiter Endeavour and a pair of solid rocket boosters to display an authentic space shuttle stack vertically as if it were on the ...

Shepard's Mercury Flight was First Step on the Long Journey to Mars

ECNmag.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Two weeks later, the space shuttle Endeavour lifted off from Kennedy with Cabana as commander. The crew carried with them the first American-launched station element, node 1, called "Unity.
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April 2016 Science Images

Voice of America (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This is an artist's rendering of a star surrounded by a protoplanetary disk, which will eventually go on to form planets. The image, released on 4/26/16, shows material from the thick disk flowing along the star's magnetic field lines and being dropped ...

Education center dedicated at Hill museum

Davisclipper - ‎13 minutes ago‎
It includes four classrooms named for space shuttles Discovery and Endeavour and for Simulator and Ground schools, a wheel-chair lift designed to look like a shuttle, and a balcony that provides a new angle to view the planes that fill the museum hall.
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Chinese ship will be 1st to navigate expanded Panama Canal

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Escorted by tugboats a barge transporting NASA's only remaining space shuttle external tank, arrives to the Pedro Miguel locks in the Panama Canal, Tuesday, April 26, 2016.
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Star Wars Day: How close are we to developing the technology from the movies?

Descrier - ‎2 hours ago‎
“The International Space Station took many years to complete, with numerous Space Shuttle missions. How would we go about building the Death Star?

Shaklee® Announces Astronauts, Aviators and American Heroes Captain Mark Kelly and Captain Scott Kelly as ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Most recently Commander Mark Kelly took Shaklee Vitalizer, a daily vitamin, on space shuttle Endeavour. Vitalizer provides everyday nutrition for life, with a comprehensive spectrum of clinically supported vitamins, minerals, antioxidants ...

Saturday, May 7

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In 1992, the latest addition to America's space shuttle fleet, Endeavour, went on its first flight. A 203-year-old proposed constitutional amendment barring Congress from giving itself a midterm pay raise received enough votes for ratification as ...

Shuttle astronaut shares his life's dream with Erie High School students

Parsons Sun - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
He then flew the Space Shuttle Endeavor mission in 1996 to test tools and other materials that would be used to assemble the International Space Station (ISS) that would begin to be constructed in 1998.
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NASA barely a blip in D.C. orbit

The Sun Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Russian Federal Space Agency is working with the European Space Agency. Every major power in the world has some form of interest in Mars.
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