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NASA Eyes Possible Monday Launch Attempt for Endeavour

  NASA mission managers said Friday that shuttle Endeavour could be ready for a second launch attempt as soon as early next week.  However, the timing will depend on the outcome of weekend troubleshooting intended to identify the cause of a hydraulic system heater failure. The heater problem forced mission managers to scrub efforts Friday to send Endeavour and [...]

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Coming Up on WhiteHouse.gov: The First Family Watches The Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavor

As the space shuttle program draws to a close after nearly 30 years of operations, the First Family will be at Kennedy Space Station to watch the launch of Endeavor today. President Obama will become only the second President to attend a shuttle laun…

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Coming Soon! New Think Outside the Circle PSA

Coming soon!  The Coalition for Space Exploration will launch a new Think Outside the Circle PSA. Click here for a promo poster, free downloads and a chance to win prizes.

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CSExtra – Friday, April 29, 2011

To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Friday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space-related activities. In Florida, the shuttle Endeavour emerged from a severe weather siege late Thursday that [...]

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Endeavour “Go” After Stormy Night

FRIDAY UPDATE: Endeavour’s lift off,  planned for Friday at 3:47 p.m., EDT, was scrubbed by an undiagnosed problem with a hydraulic system heater. The launching has been postponed by at least three days or until May 2. NASA Launch Director Mike Leinbach and Mission Management Team members were meeting Friday afternoon to refine a troubleshooting strategy. The [...]

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