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Boeing Chosen to Help Build ‘Space Taxis’

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA picked three aerospace companies Friday to build small rocketships to take astronauts to the International Space Station. This is the third phase of NASA’s efforts to get private space companies to […]

CBS Seattle–08/03/2012

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Another Big Piece of Shuttle Trainer Arrives in WA

NASA’s special Super Guppy plane delivered another big piece of the Space Shuttle Trainer has arrived at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

07/26/2012

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Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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Museum of Flight Gets Space Shuttle Trainer

A gigantic piece of space history is set to splash down at Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Saturday, June 30! The Super Guppy space shuttle trainer, will fly low and slow over Lake Washington and Elliott Bay before landing at Boeing Field.

06/29/2012

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Beam Me Up Scotty’s Ashes Take Off With First Commercial Rocket

Actor James Doohan, Star Trek’s ‘Scotty’, called the Seattle area home until his death in 2005. Today his ashes were successfully launched into space on the first commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station.

05/22/2012

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Museum of Flight Receives Space Shuttle Trainer

After a 30-year career training crews for every shuttle mission, NASA’s FFT (Full Fuselage Trainer) is leaving its long-time home at the Johnson Space Center in Houston TX, bound for The Museum of Flight.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2012

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