UND NEWS BLOG Annual McNair Forum features research by UND undergraduates
The University of North Dakotas 18th Annual McNair Forum, in which undergraduate research is presented by McNair Program Scholars, will be held Thursday, April 19, in the River Valley Room of the Memo... Posted on 4/17/12 at 3:36 PM
STAFF BLOG THE DULLUM FILE The Endeavour
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to be launched for the 25th and final time on April 19. There will be only one shuttle flight after that. The program is ending.
The mission will be special... Posted on 3/29/11 at 2:31 PM
NIE ROCKS! Final Voyage Space Shuttle Discovery
Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off Thursday for an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Here's a McClatchy-Tribune OnePage that takes a look at their final voyage.
To download the page, ... Posted on 2/25/11 at 10:32 AM
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — The space shuttle Discovery went out in high-flying style.
After three spectacular spins above the nation's capital, the world's most traveled spaceship completed its final flight and was ready to become a grounded museum relic.
Brett Zongker, Seth Borenstein
, April 17, 2012
Atlantis and four astronauts returned from the International Space Station in triumph Thursday, bringing an end to NASA's 30-year shuttle journey with one last, rousing touchdown that drew cheers and tears.
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Endeavour blasted off on NASA's next-to-last shuttle flight, thundering through clouds into orbit Monday morning as the mission commander's wounded wife, Gabrielle Giffords, watched along with an exhilarated crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands.
With wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on hand to watch, the space shuttle Endeavour is poised to give the work week a roaring and historic start Monday, overcoming wiring problems that grounded it last month.
Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, thundered into orbit for the final time Thursday, heading toward the International Space Station on a journey that marks the beginning of the end of the shuttle era.
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