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    01/30/2013 | NASA to Honor Fallen Astronauts this Friday

    On Friday, February 1 -- the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident -- NASA will pay tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia with a Day of Remembrance. Flags across the agency will be flown at half-staff in their mem
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    07/20/2011 | NASA’s Space Shuttle Program to Come to an End

    When Atlantis once again touches the Earth in Florida on Thursday, July 21, an era will come to an end. This era saw dreams realized when men and women could go into space on a craft -- the space shuttle -- that could be used again and again. NASA’s space
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    02/20/2009 | ARRL National Convention to Feature Richard Garriott, W5KWQ

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, will be attending the 2009 ARRL National Convention - hosted by the Dayton Hamvention® -- as a special guest of the ARRL and AMSAT. Garriott, who took off for the International Space Station (ISS) on October 12, became the six
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    12/03/2008 | ARISS to Celebrate 25 Years of Amateur Radio in Space with Special Events

    Twenty-five years ago this week, Owen Garriott, W5LFL, made history by being the first Amateur Radio operator to talk to hams from space. His historic flight on STS-9 on board the Space Shuttle Columbia was launched on November 28 and landed on D
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    09/25/2008 | Hams in Space -- For the Young and Young at Heart

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, a well-known programmer and designer in the video game world, will soon be a household name those who follow space flights. He's the next private citizen to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) by the Russian Federal
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