Apollo 13 astronaut, flight director to speak at GRU

...Apollo 13 was to be the third mission to land on the moon. It launched at 2:13 p.m. on April 11, 1970, at Kennedy Space Center. The crew consisted of Lovell; John L. Swigert Jr., the command module pilot; and Fred W. Haise Jr., the...

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

...needing to travel to the launch site at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, where NASA will honor Armstrong on Monday with...The five-day festival runs through Sunday.The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will have an appearance Sunday by...

What were Augusta's top stories since 1964?

...nice scene from St. Augustine, Fla. Dennis and Norma Barr, of North Augusta, were also in Florida, at the Kennedy Space Center ? "A great experience ... but oh so hot!"The Messers, of Aiken, were having a good time in Alabama. Mark...

Vote for principles, progress

...150 million in Alaskan fisheries relief; $8 million for new federal cars; $4 million for repairs to the Kennedy Space Center; $2 million for repairs to Smithsonian Institution buildings; and more. How can U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand...

Lamar E. Williams (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

...serving during World War II, where his unit landed in Normandy. During his career, Mr. Williams worked for Cape Kennedy Space Center, United Electronics Labor, RCA and General Electric. He was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church where...

End of shuttle program will sting on coast of Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. --- Workers at Kennedy Space Center always knew the end of the shuttle program would...eliminated.At the height of the shuttle program, Kennedy Space Center had 17,000 employees who mostly worked for private...

Space shuttle launches

...Hundreds of thousands of spectators jammed Cape Canaveral and surrounding towns for the emotional farewell. Kennedy Space Center itself was packed with shuttle workers, astronauts and 45,000 invited guests, the maximum allowed.NASA's...

Gas South's Pay-As-You-Go program offers competitive rates

...music, prizes and special offers.Shoppers will also have the chance to win a family vacation for four to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor complex in Orlando, Fla. The sweepstakes package includes park admission, a guided tour, the Lunch...

Readers share their car-nicknaming stories

...the annual Jimmy Buffett Convention.And Joe and Lorinda Fournier, of Evans, were also in Florida visiting the Kennedy Space Center. "It makes you realize," they write, "how brave and brilliant these people are. Bravo!"THOUGHT FOR THE...

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Museum honors teacher who led Rocket Club at Josey High School

...Jonas Isaac studied at Emory University alongside Palmer. He went on to work in the vertical assembly building at Kennedy Space Center, a building he toured on the Rocket Club field trip years earlier. He now works as a civilian senior Army intelligence...

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