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Atlantis Given 'Go' For July 8 Launch on Final Shuttle Mission

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.

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Launch Visibility Chart for ORS-1

Minotaur Launch Updates from NASA Wallops

Get updates on the Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket carrying the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space-1 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia.

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New Mexico Fire

New Mexico Fires Seen From Orbit

Astronauts on the International Space Station as well as NASA's Earth-observing satellites are keeping an eye on the dangerous fires in New Mexico and elsewhere.

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Artist Concept for Asteroids Orbiting a Star

NASA Chat: Join NASA in Measuring an Asteroid

On the evening of July 3, an asteroid will eclipse a star's light for 17.9 seconds in a process known as occultation. Chat with NASA experts from the Meteor Environment Office to ask your questions and observe the occultation via a live feed.

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Pilots Shane Dover, left, and Mike Singer are seen on the flight deck of the P-3B NASA research aircraft at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Tuesday, June 28, 2011, in Baltimore, Md. Credit: NASA/Paul Alers

Paving the Way for Space-Based Air Pollution Sensors

About 40 % of Americans live in counties where pollution levels still regularly exceed EPA's national air quality standards. Summer heat and relentless traffic make the D.C. metropolitan area one of the top 20 smoggiest metro areas in the country.

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Shuttle Test Team

The 'Eyes, Ears and Hands' of the Shuttle Test Team

From the time a shuttle lands after a mission until it launches on its next spaceflight, a small group of specially certified technicians act as the eyes, ears and hands of the test team at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Modified GT Sets World Speed Record at SLF

Modified GT Sets World Speed Record at Shuttle Landing Facility

A modified Ford GT set a world record during testing June 16 and 17 when Johnny Bohmer reached 223 miles an hour on the runway of NASA Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility.

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Behind the Scenes

Go Behind the Scenes For a Soyuz Landing in Kazakhstan

NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly goes behind the scenes in Russia and Kazakhstan as for a unique look at the landing of Expedition 27.

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The doors to the White Room, which provide entry to space shuttle Atlantis' crew compartment, is seen here at the end of the access arm walkway on Launch...

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