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On November 27, 2009, Atlantis - NASA's space shuttle made a safe landing after returning home on a 11-day mission STS 129, with her crew of six.

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BrightPoint Security Selected to Present at NH-ISAC 2015 Fall Conference
BrightPoint Security™, a leading Threat Intelligence Platform provider for automation, curation and sharing of threat intelligence to fight cyber threats, today announced it has been selected to present at the NH-ISAC 2015 Fall Conference, taking place Nov. 11-13 at the Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, Nev.

Morrison-Knudsen Awarded $380 Million Superfund Site Clean Up Project
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 23, 2015) - The US Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with the State of Arizona has awarded Morrison-Knudsen Corporation a $380 million environmental clean up contract at a former copper, gold and zinc smelter near Apache Junction, Arizona

Miami Solar Panel Installer Florida Solar One Chosen for Micro Battery Solar Power System
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - June 10, 2015) - Florida business Micropower Battery Company has officially joined the solar revolution in the Sunshine State! In an effort to reduce their carbon footprint and offset their commercial energy usage, Micropower partnered with local Florida solar installation company Florida Solar One for the installation of a 33kW rooftop solar system.

John Travolta to Host Astronaut Buzz Aldrin's New Charity Gala
We've Got Chills. They're Multiplying! John Travolta will join legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin at a gala to launch Aldrin's new educational nonprofit, ShareSpace Foundation (SSF), and celebrate the Apollo 11 anniversary on July 18, 2015 at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida!

Cheapflights.com Takes You on an Out-of-This-World Trip
With International Astronomy Day coming up on Saturday, April 25th, and Star Wars Day, May the Fourth, just a few weeks away, the travel experts at Cheapflights.com, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, have been thinking about the world beyond our own

David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert Takes Off With Auctioned Trip to Space Aboard the XCOR(R) Lynx(R) Spacecraft
VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwired - October 03, 2014) - The more than 800 guests and celebrities attending the event were able to mix and mingle while taking a seat in the XCOR® Lynx® prototype that was on display at the gala, which was held in the WestJet hangar

SPIE Remote Sensing, Security + Defence to Showcase Sensor and Imaging Technologies
SPIE Remote Sensing and SPIE Security + Defence conferences co-located in Amsterdam this month will provide a stimulating multidisciplinary forum for the latest research in signal processing, electro-optical system design, nanoengineering, and lasers for imaging and sensing applications

Launch Success for SES-8 Satellite on Board SpaceX/Falcon 9
SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that the SES-8 satellite was successfully launched into space at 17:41 EST (23:41 CET) from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral

SES-8 Arrives at Cape Canaveral for SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch
SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) is pleased to announce that the SES-8 satellite has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral (Florida). The satellite will now be processed for a November launch on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster.

Hilton HHonors Calls on Travelers to Save with The Great Getaway
Booking a vacation just got simpler. Now through September 30, 2013, Hilton HHonors is encouraging travelers around the world to save with The Great Getaway, offering hotel rates as low as $100 in the U.S

Eccentry Holidays Shares the Best Places to Take a Fall Vacation
Eccentry Holidays is taking the time to highlight some of the top fall vacation destinations for travelers to visit this fall season.

MultiTouch Interactive Displays Shine at the Space Shuttle Atlantis(SM) Installation in Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
MultiTouch Ltd. has announced the launch of two large interactive display systems in the new Space Shuttle Atlantis(SM) attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The exhibit pays tribute to the space shuttle Atlantis, the last shuttle to enter space, and provides guests with more than 60 interactive touchscreen experiences and high-tech simulators

MCO Hotel Adds Contemporary Dining to Its Menu
Orlando is known for its world-class theme parks and convention facilities, and thanks to the newest addition at the Orlando Airport Marriott, visitors can now add dining to that list.

Florida Weekend Getaways Affordable With Convenient Orlando Airport Hotel Deal
Escaping for a relaxed Florida getaway is easier than ever with an exciting weekend package that combines convenience with affordable Orlando Airport hotel rates so guests can fly in and make the most of their valuable time.

NMT Demonstrates the Future of Medical Monitoring
NMT, Inc., an award-winning company engaged in pioneering highly advanced remote patient monitoring solutions, today announced that on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:00 PM Eastern Time / 9:00 PM Central Time, Chief Medical and Technology Officer, Marc Ó Gríofa, M.D. Ph.D. F.A.W.M

Delta LED Display Lights up Space Shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
www.deltadisplays.com Delta Displays, a leading provider of display technologies, is proud to announce that it has completed the LED display installation for the Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The 20-foot high, 110-foot wide LED display (6.2m × 34

Endeavour Flies Over the Jewelry Exchange
The Jewelry Exchange staff and customers were treated to a spectacular show this afternoon as the Space Shuttle Endeavour soared over the building on its way to Los Angeles International Airport

a.i. solutions Awarded Five-Year Contract to Support NASA and Air Force Launch Operations
a.i. solutions has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $138M to provide program management and engineering services in support of NASA, Department of Defense, and other government and commercial spacecraft launch activities over the next five years.

Our only solar storm warning satellite 'could falter soon'
A US satellite that offers the only advance warnings of incoming solar storms is more than a decade past its expected orbital lifetime and is possibly on its last legs, researchers say.

$7m Hindu temple planned in Florida
A $7 million Hindu temple called Manav Mandir has reportedly been planned for Suntree in Florida (USA).

NASA sets launch date for final space shuttle flight
NASA's final space shuttle flight is being targeted to be launched on July 8 at about 11:40 a.m. EDT from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA's Juno spacecraft to leave for Jupiter on Aug 5
Weeks after wrapping up its 30-year-old space shuttle programme, NASA is now all set to launch an unmanned probe toward Jupiter next month.

NASA's 30-yr shuttle era comes to 'wheels stop' with Atlantis landing
US space shuttle Atlantis has landed safely at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday morning, wrapping up NASA's 135th mission and 30-year space shuttle program.

NASA's 30-yr-old space shuttle program to end tomorrow
Space shuttle Atlantis has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and is scheduled to make its final landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday, ending NASA' space shuttle program spanning three decades.

Atlantis crew to test textbook-sized kit that converts urine into drinking water!
NASA's last space shuttle mission this Friday will carry a textbook-sized kit that can convert urine into potable water.

NASA sets July 8 for Atlantis' final flight
Space shuttle Atlantis is all set to blast into the space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 8, according to NASA officials.

Endeavour lands safely after final space mission
Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Wednesday, ending its final mission to space.

Endeavour heads back home after completing final mission
After completing an epic 11-day adventure in the orbit, Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew are now scheduled to return back on Earth early on Wednesday.

NASA to launch Endeavour's final mission on May 16
The date for the launch of NASA's space shuttle Endeavour has been finalised for May 16.

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