Weiner spokeswoman goes off on ex-intern who wrote column

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's spokeswoman called an intern "a slutbag" in an interview with Talking Points Memo.

Police: Rams' Jackson won't be charged

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson, accused of getting rough with the mother of his son, won't be charged in the domestic case, Las Vegas police say.

Infant found dead in Las Vegas trash bin

LAS VEGAS, June 11 (UPI) -- Police in Las Vegas say they are investigating the discovery of a dead infant in a trash bin near the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Astronaut Barbara Morgan to leave NASA

Astronaut Barbara Morgan to leave NASA

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- U.S. astronaut Barbara Morgan says she's leaving the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to become an educator at Idaho's Boise State University.

Disney World to honor space shuttle crew

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The seven space shuttle Endeavour astronauts who returned to Earth Aug. 21 will be honored this week during ceremonies at Florida's Walt Disney World.

Astronauts prepare for possible spacewalk

HOUSTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Astronauts at the International Space Station were preparing Thursday for a possible spacewalk to repair damage on space shuttle Endeavour’s thermal shield.

New ISS stowage platform is installed

HOUSTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The crew of space shuttle Endeavour used Canadian-built robotic arms Monday to install a new stowage platform on the International Space Station.

Endeavour roars into space once again

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The space shuttle Endeavour's engines roared to life on schedule at Cape Canaveral Wednesday, sending the craft on its way to the International Space Station.

Forecast clear for space shuttle launch

TITUSVILLE, Fla., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Weather forecasts for Wednesday's scheduled launch of the space shuttle Endeavour in Florida are favorable and should help NASA avoid another delay. While a faulty valve delayed last week's original launch date, NASA test director Steve Payne said that al

NASA engineers work on Endeavour leak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- NASA engineers are working to resolve a leak in the space shuttle Endeavour's crew cabin ahead of Tuesday's scheduled launch.

Shuttle crew includes Challenger alternate

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A woman scheduled to be the first schoolteacher launched into space by the United States was nearly a passenger on the ill-fated Challenger flight in 1986.

STS-118 flight readiness review begins

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 25 (UPI) -- The flight readiness review for space shuttle Endeavour's upcoming STS-118 mission started Wednesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Astronaut Ben Drew assigned to STS-118

HOUSTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Astronaut and Air Force Col. Benjamin Drew has been assigned to the STS-118 space shuttle mission, targeted for an August launch, NASA said in Houston.

Teacher eagerly eyeing classroom in space

ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Texas schoolteacher Barbara Morgan is eagerly anticipating taking her teaching skills into space as a crew member of the U.S. space shuttle Endeavour.

NASA keeps ISS crew busy

HOUSTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- NASA said the International Space Station crew was busy Tuesday with spacewalk preps, including spacesuit sizing and servicing.

Crews selected for future NASA missions

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- NASA Wednesday announced crew assignments for two 2007 space shuttle missions to the International Space Station. Astronaut John Olivas joins the crew of shuttle mission STS-117, while Astronaut Tracy Caldwell joins the crew of STS-118 -- both making thei


While the world mourns the loss of seven NASA astronauts, a female space jockey from Idaho is shaking her head about her two "near misses."
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Analysis: Shuttle loss affects station

Saturday's loss of space shuttle Columbia will impact NASA's plans for continuing construction of the orbiting International Space Station, even though Columbia's visits to the station were limited.
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NASA recruiting teachers to send to space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- NASA is looking for a few good teachers to send to space, agency officials announced Tuesday. Seeking to add more elementary school teachers to its elite astronaut corps, the agency unveiled a national recruitment program to encourage students, teachers a

NASA looking for a few good teachers

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan. 21 (UPI) --

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Space teacher to fly in November

BALTIMORE, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Nearly 17 years after watching her friend and fellow teacher die aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Barbara Morgan, who trained as backup to Teacher in Space Christa McAulifee, got the call she had been waiting for.

Teacher to fly in space next year

BALTIMORE, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- NASA officials said Wednesday space teacher Barbara Morgan has been assigned to a shuttle mission slated for launch next November.

Teacher to get her ride in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan finally will get her day in space, more than 16 years after she began her quest, NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe plans to announce on Thursday.

Teacher to get her ride in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- After 16 years, teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan will be named to a space shuttle crew on Thursday.
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