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STS-133 Crew Prepares for Next Shuttle Flight with TCDT
CAPE CANAVERAL – The crew for the last mission for space shuttle Discovery spent the week at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center conducting the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test or as it is more commonly know – TCDT. The crew...
Discovery's Last Crew Conducts TCDT Training
CAPE CANAVERAL – The crew for the last mission for space shuttle Discovery spent the week at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center conducting the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test or as it is more commonly know – TCDT. The crew...
STS-133 Crew Arrives at KSC for TCDT
CAPE CANAVERAL – NASA’s sleek T-38 Talon jets roared in for a landing at Kennedy Space Center’s (KSC) Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) ahead of schedule. Shortly afterward mission Commander Steve Lindsey made brief comments about...
Evolution induced by platinum: Snails become slugs
Biologists have reshaped the body design of snails as reported on October 12, 2010 at Tübingen University, Germany.Exposure to platinum results in the formation of an internal shell instead of the normal external shell. During embryogenesis of the...
Gluten degrading enzyme found in saliva
Researchers from Boston University and Harvard University announced the discovery of a rich source of gluten degrading enzymes that are naturally occurring in human saliva in a report published October 11, 2010, at the Public Library of Science site.This...
This Week at Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center got a taste of Hollywood this week as the space shuttle program marked yet another milestone in the program’s slow march toward completion. As these exciting and historic events were unfolding, local leaders were working...
Discovery's Final Payload Delivered to Launch Pad
CAPE CANAVERAL -- For the last time the payload canister for the space shuttle Discovery made its way to Launch Complex 39A (LC39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. On Thursday, October 7, 2010 the vertically-stacked...
Removable chewing gum comes to the United States
The world’s first easily removable and degradable chewing gum has been launched on the multi-billion dollar US consumer market. Rev7TM is the latest commercial chewing gum to emerge from Bristol University (United Kingdom)spin-out company...
First successful human powered flight
TORONTO, ON Aviation history was made when the University of Toronto's human-powered aircraft with flapping wings became the first of its kind to fly continuously.The "Snowbird" performed its record-breaking flight on August 2...
Discovery Ready for Next Mission Milestone
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- After reaching the launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC), space shuttle Discovery is now ready for the next step in its upcoming and final mission to the International Space Station (ISS), STS-133...
Two new horned dinosaurs discovered
Two new species of horned Ceratopsian dinosaurs have been discovered in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah; one of which possessed 15 horns on its skull. The horned dinosaurs once inhabited the "lost continent" of Laramidia, which...
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