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2000 Press Releases

December

November

October

September

    September 29, 2000
    NASA Creates New Enterprise Focusing on Biology

    September 28, 2000
    NASA Features Internet WebCasts/Chats for World Space Week

    September 27, 2000
    2000 International Space Station Status Report #41

    September 26, 2000
    Seasoned Space Vets Continue to Make Medical Breakthroughs

    September 18, 2000
    STS-106 Crew Turned out the Lights and Closed the Doors on a New Home in Space

    September 17, 2000
    Atlantis will Depart the International Space Station Later this Evening

    September 17, 2000
    Atlantis' Seven Astronauts and Cosmonauts Successfully Undocked from the International Space Station

    September 16, 2000
    Astronauts Finish Checking the Three Tons of Supplies/Equipment That Have Been Transferred from the Shuttle

    September 16, 2000
    Final Hours of Docked Operations between Atlantis and the ISS

    September 15, 2000
    The International Space Station Got Another Boost Overnight

    September 15, 2000
    The Crew Continued Setting up Equipment for the Stations First Inhabitants.

    September 14, 2000
    Continuing Transfer of Equipment and Supplies from Atlantis to the ISS

    September 14, 2000
    JSC-Developed Technology will Explore a New Frontier as Part of Landmark Commercial Agreement

    September 14, 2000
    Astronaut Eileen M. Collins to Receive French Legion of Honor

    September 14, 2000
    Astronauts Completed Final Electrical Installations and Transferred Another Station-based Experiment

    September 13, 2000
    Astronauts Near the Halfway Point of Docked Operations

    September 13, 2000
    Electrical Work Was the Hallmark of the Day

    September 12, 2000
    Mission Managers Give Approval to an Additional Day of Docked Operations

    September 12, 2000
    The Crew Began the Work of Outfitting the Interior of the ISS

    September 11, 2000
    The Crew Will Open the Doors to the Recently Expanded ISS

    September 11, 2000
    6 hour, 14 Minute Walk Outside the Shuttle This Morning

    September 10, 2000
    Scheduled Space Walk Will Attach a 6-foot Long Magnetometer and Boom tothe Russian Zvezda Service Module

    September 10, 2000
    Space Shuttle Atlantis steered to a Smooth Link-up With the International
    Space Station

    September 9, 2000
    Space Shuttle Atlantis rocketed into space at 7:45 this morning Atlantis closing in on ISS

    September 9, 2000
    The Crew Prepares for Linkup with ISS

    September 8, 2000
    Space Shuttle Atlantis rocketed into space at 7:45 this morning

    September 8, 2000
    The International Space Station (ISS) Grew in Size and Capability Today

    September 7, 2000
    Shuttle Launch Begins New Odyssey in Human Space Flight; Moving Day for ISS

August

    August 17, 2000
    Dr. Robert Gilruth, an Architect of Manned Space Flight, Dies

    August 17, 2000
    2000 International Space Station Status Report #38

    August 16, 2000
    New Mission Control Room Portends Increasing Pace of Human Space Flight; Rapid Space Station Expansion

    August 4, 2000
    NASA/JSC's I2000 Offers Space Technologies for use on Earth

July

    July 25, 2000
    Briefings to Preview Next Shuttle Visit to the Space Station and First Station Crew Launch

    July 25, 2000
    Zvezda Service Module Successfully Linked Up with the Complex this evening

    July 25, 2000
    First Opportunity Tonight for Zvezda to Dock with International Space Station

    July 21, 2000
    RESEARCHERS TO DISCUSS INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION SCIENCE

    July 19, 2000
    ISS and Zvezda service module continue their orbital ballet

    July 17, 2000
    The Zvezda Service Module is Operating in Excellent Shape. Docking Still Scheduled for 8:46 p.m. on July 25.

    July 14, 2000
    Flight Controllers Carried Out the First of the Rendezvous Burns to Refine Zvezda's orbital altitude in relation to that of the ISS

    July 13, 2000
    Zvezda service module is in excellent shape a day after launch

    July 12, 2000
    Zvezda living quarters module lifted off flawlessly

    July 12, 2000
    Statement by the Vice President

    July 12, 2000
    International Astronauts Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Space Program

    July 11, 2000
    Florida Airborne Field Mill Research May Improve Launch Weather Criteria

    July 11, 2000
    Anniversary of Apollo Soyuz Test Project Observed

    July 6, 2000
    Space Station Laboratory Exceeds Expectations in Vacuum Chamber Test

    July 6, 2000
    NASA TV to Provide Comprehensive Zvezda Service Module Coverage

    July 6, 2000
    The Zvezda Service Module is slated launch on July 12 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

    July 3, 2000
    Computer Hacker Never Endangered Shuttle Astronauts

June

    June 29, 2000
    Next Component of the ISS is poised for launch

    June 26, 2000
    Next Space Station Component Presses toward July Launch Date

    June 22, 2000
    NASA Forms Team to Review Space Shuttle Main Engine Test Incident

    June 22, 2000
    Preparing for the arrival of the Zvezda living quarters module

    June 15, 2000: Preparing the ISS for the Launch of its Third Major Component, the Zvezda Service Module

    June 9, 2000
    NASA/JSC Special Event Features STS-101 Astronauts

    June 8, 2000
    ISS report #22 from Mission Control Center, Houston, Texas

    June 7, 2000
    Astronaut Photographs from Space Shed Light on Changes on Earth

    June 7, 2000
    Robotic Hand Offers a New Grasp on Space Construction

    June 2, 2000
    JSC Open House 2000 Event Set for August 26

May

April

    April 28, 2000
    The International Space Station will wait a bit longer

    April 22, 2000
    Recovery Team to Test Booster Retrieval by Submarine During STS-101 Mission

    April 21, 2000
    KSC Resolurcefulness Keeps Atlantis on Track for April 24 Launch

    April 20, 2000
    Shuttle Mission STS-101 Launch Countdown Set to Begin

    April 20, 2000
    ISS Status Report: Countdown begins tomorrow at 7 p.m. EDT

    April 20, 2000
    NEW 3-D FLYOVER OF LOS ANGELES-AREA QUAKE FAULTS

    April 19, 2000
    Mission STS-101 Events, News Center Operating Hours Set

    April 12, 2000
    NASA Develops a Drill for the Future

    April 11, 2000
    Kennedy Space Center Prepares for Freeze

    April 10, 2000
    Mission to America's Remarkable Students (MARS) Set for Flight on STS-101

    April 10, 2000
    NASA/KSC Employee Inducted into Technology Hall of Fame

    April 7, 2000
    Astronaut, Senior KSC Manager Shriver Departs NASA

    April 7, 2000
    NASA Astronaut Featured in International Parade

    April 6, 2000
    Dress-Rehearsal of the STS-101 Countdown

    April 6, 2000
    KSC Fertilizer-Producing System Installed at Shuttle Pad

    April 5, 2000
    New, Improved Atlantis Set for April 24 Launch to Station

    April 4, 2000
    Media Opportunities with STS-101 Crew Set for this Week's Countdown Test

March

    March 30, 2000
    ISS Report #13: next space shuttle visit to the International Space Station has been set to begin at about 4:15 p.m. Eastern time on April 24

    March 30, 2000
    NASA, Boeing Sign Contract Modification for Station

    March 23, 2000
    Tops in Topography Available Online

    March 22, 2000
    Space Shuttle Atlantis to Roll out to the Launch Pad 39A on Saturday

    March 21, 2000
    Briefings Set for Return to the International Space Station

    March 16, 2000
    ISS Report # 11: Preparing for Atlantis' arrival

    March 13, 2000
    NASA/JSC Special Event Features STS-99 Astronauts

    March 9, 2000
    Shuttle Experts Chat Live with Students via the Internet

    March 9, 2000
    Space Shuttle Processing Report Available Today

    March 2, 2000
    ISS#9: Plans to seat the crane properly in its housing during next mission

    March 1, 2000
    NASA Astronaut to Appear at IBM During Scout/Jason Projects

February

    February 28, 2000
    Elusive Gamma Rays Beware: GLAST Investigation Selected

    February 24, 2000
    NASA Computer Rocket Science Helps Debakey Heart Pump Team

    February 24, 2000
    2000 International Space Station Status Report #08

    February 24, 2000
    NASA Astronaut Lands in San Antonio

    February 23, 2000
    NASA Ames to Host Jason Project for 10,000 Local Students

    February 22, 2000
    A smooth landing at the Kennedy Space Center at sunset today

    February 22, 2000
    Endeavour's crew is preparing for a return home today

    February 21, 2000
    Mapping hardware stowed, astronauts prepare for tomorrow's return to Earth.

    February 21, 2000
    Endeavour Scheduled to Land at KSC Completing Mission STS-99

    February 21, 2000
    Endeavour's astronauts finished their SRTM mapping operations

    February 20, 2000
    Earth radar mapping continues smoothly on its last full day

    February 19, 2000
    The EarthKAM continues its record setting pace.

    February 19, 2000
    Mission Managers extend mapping operations

    February 18, 2000
    Mission managers announced a nine-hour extension

    February 18, 2000
    Crews Named to Continue Space Station Assembly

    February 17, 2000
    NASA to Provide Activities for National Engineers Week 2000

    February 17, 2000
    Mapping operations will continue for the full nine days as planned prior to launch

    February 17, 2000
    STS-99 Report # 15 - 7 a.m. CST

    February 17, 2000
    Masses of data that will result in topographical maps

    February 17, 2000
    Space Shuttle and Station managers formally approved the Shuttle visit to the STation to outfit Zvezda for occupancy by the first resident crew

    February 16, 2000
    Today marked the mission's mid-way point

    February 16, 2000
    Optimism in orbit and in Mission Control that Endeavor will have enough propellant and power to complete its planned mapping

    February 15, 2000
    New radar images of Brazil, South Africa and the South Island of New Zealand were unveiled this afternoon

    February 15, 2000
    Endeavour astronauts had completed mapping well over half the targeted Earth land surface by early Tuesday

    February 14, 2000
    Mission scientists continue to express delight with the data seen so far.

    February 14, 2000
    Flight controllers and crewmembers are troubleshooting a cold gas jet, a thruster on the SRTM outboard antenna

    February 13, 2000
    First flycast maneuver trim burn completed and Mission had mapped 7.64 million square miles as of very early Sunday morning

    February 12, 2000
    By lunchtime...radar antennas had mapped about 1.7 million miles (4.5 million kilometers) of the Earth's surface

    February 12, 2000
    Endeavour astronauts began mapping operations on the SRTM

    February 11, 2000
    SRTM status: astronauts have successfully deployed the longest rigid structure ever built in space

    February 11, 2000
    Endeavour sped to orbit under cloudless skies from the Kennedy Space Center today

    February 11, 2000
    ISS managers meeting in Moscow today selected the period from July 8-14 for launch of the Zvezda service module

    February 11, 2000
    Next Space Station Componenet to Launchg between July 8 - 14

    February 10, 2000
    Astronaut Dave Williams Receives Prestigious Award

    February 8, 2000
    Countdown Begins Today for the Second Launch Attempt of Shuttle Mission STS-99

    February 4, 2000
    ASA X-38 Team Flies Largest Parafoil Parchute in History

    February 3, 2000
    Final Interview Group Begins Astronaut Selection Process

    February 3, 2000
    Station managers are preparing to travel to Moscow

January

    January 27, 2000
    Managers Elected to Protect the Option of Flying to the Station in April - Ahead of the Arrival of the Zvezda Service Module

    January 26, 2000
    Shuttle Mission STS-99 Launch Countdown Begins Jan. 28

    January 26, 2000
    NASA Student "Web Chats" Highlight Black History Month

    January 26, 2000
    Local Middle School Students Participate in Upcoming Missions of Space Shuttle Endeavour

    January 26, 2000
    Mission STS-99 Events, KSC News Center Operating Hours Set

    January 24, 2000
    Scientists, Astronauts to Discuss STS-95 Science Results

    January 21, 2000
    New Payload Transporters Arrive at KSC

    January 20, 2000
    Fifth Interview Group Begins Astronaut Selection Process

    January 19, 2000
    Jan. 31 Targeted as Launch Date for Next Shuttle Mission

    January 18, 2000
    Shuttle Radar Experts Available Online Beginning This Week

    January 18, 2000
    Launch Date Set for Shuttle Radar Mapping Mission

    January 13, 2000
    Chandra Resolves X-Ray Glow into Millions of Objects

    January 12, 2000
    Preflight Briefings for Earth-Mapping Shuttle Mission Set for Jan. 21

    January 12, 2000
    Astronaut, Senior Shuttle Manager McMonagle Departs NASA

    January 12, 2000
    Space Shuttle Program Joins American Icons in Commemorative Stamp Collection

    January 6, 2000
    International Space Station entered the 21st century operating normally


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*Additional space station news is available at http://www.usatoday.com/life/science/space/lss198.htm

 

 
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