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  Space Shuttle Discovery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovery has been chosen twice as the return to flight orbiter, first as the return to flight orbiter after the 1986 Challenger disaster in 1988, and as the orbiter for the return to flight mission in July 2005, after the 2003 Columbia disaster.
Discovery was set to return on August 7, 2005, but their mission was extended due to unfavorable weather conditions.
Discovery was flown from Edwards Air Force Base using one of NASA Boeing 747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Space_Shuttle_Discovery   (831 words)

  
 NASA - Space Shuttle Overview: Discovery (OV-103)
Discovery (OV-103) was NASA's third space shuttle orbiter to join the fleet, arriving for the first time at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in November 1983.
Discovery has the distinction of being chosen as the Return to Flight orbiter twice.
Destined for exploring the heavens instead of the seas, it was only fitting that NASA's Discovery carried the Hubble Space Telescope into space during mission STS-31 in April 1990, and provided both the second and third Hubble servicing missions (STS-82 in February 1997 and STS-103 in December 1999).
www.nasa.gov /centers/kennedy/shuttleoperations/orbiters/discovery-info.html   (594 words)

  
 STS-121 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomas Reiter was scheduled to be dropped off at the ISS to join the other Expedition 11 crew members (A position previously planned to be filled by Sergei A. Volkov (Russia), but since the launch of STS-121 has now been pushed back until at least July 2006, he will be joining the Expedition 13 crew).
During the STS-121 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), the crew of Space Shuttle Discovery will continue to test new equipment and procedures that are designed to increase the safety of the Space Shuttles.
The STS-121 test flight mission was originally to be flown aboard Discovery in September 2005, after Space Shuttle Atlantis flew STS-114, but a problem with the landing gear of Atlantis moved Discovery ahead to fly STS-114.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/STS-121   (732 words)

  
 Discovery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovery (observation), observing or finding something unknown to one's culture
Discovery (law), a process in courts of law
Discovery One, a fictional space craft from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Discovery   (120 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Subscription website helps with homework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Discovery Communications, the media giant that owns the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and TLC, hopes families will be willing to shell out $9.95 a month to give their kids access to a rich online "homework help" website that makes its debut on Monday.
Discovery officials say their subscription-based site will offer more than 30,000 video clips and thousands of documents, pictures, math explainers, brain games and links to "trusted" websites.
Discovery CEO Judith McHale says Cosmeo.com is a natural progression from the company's roots in 1985, when teachers timed their VCRs to tape programs for class.
www.usatoday.com /tech/2006-03-12-homework-help-discovery_x.htm   (495 words)

  
 DCI :: Careers at Discovery
Discovery is the global leader in the creation and distribution of real-world media, retail products and online educational services.
Discovery's global reach is not restricted to television, but also includes products sold at Discovery Channel Stores throughout the United States, as well as licensed products sold worldwide.
Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work.
corporate.discovery.com /careers/careers.html   (373 words)

  
 Discovery Method Home Page
Discovery is mostly known for the way in which it directs the developer's attention using sharply-focused techniques which build upon each other in a clear and obvious way.
The Discovery Method uses an adapted subset of UML notations, whose semantics have been clarified such that models have a formal underpinning and may be related to each other by transformation.
This early version of the method established the four Principles of Discovery, that it was a directed (rather than round-trip) approach; it was a selective (rather than eclectic) approach; it had a transformational (rather than seamless, elaborational) design philosophy; and that it was an active (rather than passive) approach expecting continuous client feedback.
www.dcs.shef.ac.uk /~ajhs/discovery   (2564 words)

  
 Argenta Discovery - integrated drug discovery services
Argenta Discovery is a privately held drug discovery company, applying its integrated medicinal chemistry, biology, ADMET and CADD expertise to drive drug discovery programmes.
Argenta’s excellence in drug discovery is further supported by a senior management team with an unparalleled track record of success in pharmaceutical RandD.
Argenta Discovery employs approximately 110 staff and is based in the UK, with headquarters at purpose-built laboratories in Harlow, and additional facilities in Slough.
www.argentadiscovery.com   (249 words)

  
 NASA - Return to Flight
Space Shuttle Discovery launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center July 26, 2005, ending a two-and-a-half year wait for the historic return to flight mission.
Discovery touched down Aug. 9 at Edwards Air Force Base in California, capping a 5.8 million mile journey and successful reentry.
Discovery was also chosen to to fly the follow-up return to flight mission, STS-121.
www.nasa.gov /returntoflight/main/index.html   (196 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Return to Flight
Discovery was diverted to the West Coast after unstable weather conditions forced NASA to wave-off both of today's landing opportunities at
Flight controllers gave Discovery’s crew, commanded by veteran astronaut Eileen Collins, the go ahead to begin fluid loading, a process that calls for the astronauts to drink rehydrate themselves with fluids as a preparation measure for their return to Earth gravity.
Discovery is slated to land at KSC at
www.space.com /returntoflight   (2324 words)

  
 Shuttle Orbiter Discovery (OV-103)
Discovery, the third orbiter to become operational at Kennedy Space Center, was named after one of two ships that were used by the British explorer James Cook in the 1770s during voyages in the South Pacific that led to the discovery of the Hawaiian Islands.
Other famous ships have carried the name Discovery, including one used by Henry Hudson to explore Hudson Bay in Canada as well as search for what was hoped to be the northwest passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific in 1610 and 1611.
Two orbiters, Challenger and Discovery, were modified at KSC to enable them to carry the Centaur upper stage in the payload bay.
science.ksc.nasa.gov /shuttle/resources/orbiters/discovery.html   (525 words)

  
 Discovery Point and Verdant Works, Dundee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Discovery Point in Dundee is one of Scotland's finest visitor attractions and RRS Discovery is one of Britain's best preserved historic ships.
In later years, Discovery came to fulfil her role as a royal research ship in the South Atlantic and the Anarctic Ocean, but later came to be neglected.
Discovery Point has excellent conference and function rooms, perfect for business meetings and corporate hospitality as well as product launches, filming and photo shoots, and is a favourite with schools for education visits and school trips.
www.rrsdiscovery.com   (299 words)

  
 Discovery Military Channel :: Visitor Agreement
By using the Discovery Sites, you agree not to post or transmit any defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy the Discovery Sites or that infringes on the rights of others.
Discovery, Discovery.com, Discovery Channel Online, DiscoveryKids, DiscoveryHealth.com, Discovery School, Discovery Store, Animal Planet, TLC, the Discovery logos, and all of the logos associated with any of the foregoing products and services, are trademarks and/or service marks of Discovery.
Discovery reserves the right to reject or terminate any user name that, in its judgment, it deems offensive.
military.discovery.com /utilities/about/visitoragreement.html   (2421 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Discovery: Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On Discovery, the follow-up to the 1998 worldwide smash Homework, the answer is obvious: they have no shame, and they know how to make us dance.
Listening to Discovery is a journey, an atmospheric one.
Discovery is here to please us in a completely different aspect.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000059MEK?v=glance   (1709 words)

  
 DISCOVERY ::: EDUCATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Discovery Program's prime objective is to enhance our understanding of the Solar System by exploring the planets, their moons and small bodies such as comets and asteroids.
Discovery missions have developed a wide array of educational activities and products to inspire America's students, create learning opportunities, and communicate the excitement and the meaning of NASA's missions and discoveries.
Each Discovery mission includes a plan for bringing space science to the public, developed around mission-related themes and wide-ranging partnerships.
discovery.nasa.gov /education.html   (364 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Discovery: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The keyboard noodlings of Jean Michel-Jarre are in there somewhere, along with the otherworldly imagery and giant hooks of 1970s rock icons like Boston or Electric Light Orchestra.
Discovery also includes the hit single 'One More Time' which entered the UK singles chart at No.2 in November 2000.
Discovery is one of the most played CDs in my collection.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005A9ZC   (830 words)

  
 Discovery Home :: Privacy Policy
Discovery encourages you to get permission from your parents before sending any personal information about yourself (such as your name or your email address) over the Internet, to us or to anyone else.
In order to send these postcards or e-mail messages, Discovery will ask the child to submit either his or her e-mail address or first name, and the e-mail address of the recipient.
We encourage you to enjoy Discovery Travel and all it has to offer, but please note that if you do request information or reserve or book a trip, it is likely that one of our preferred online travel providers will be fulfilling your request and receiving your personal information.
home.discovery.com /utilities/about/privacypolicy.html   (3378 words)

  
 Biosite® Inc. Web Site -- Biosite Discovery
Biosite Discovery, launched in 1999, is a high-profile research institute within the Company’s own walls, one that is linked to some of the most exciting developments taking shape in medicine today.
Working with leading academic researchers, Biosite is undertaking an unprecedented diagnostic discovery effort that may provide valuable information as to how protein levels correlate or do not correlate to disease.
Biosite Discovery conducted the research needed to validate the clinical significance of BNP’s relationship to congestive heart failure and developed the antibodies that formed the basis for the eventual development of the product.
www.biosite.com /discovery   (443 words)

  
 Discovery lands safely after 14 days in space - Return to Flight - MSNBC.com
NASA TV Discovery crew members inspect the underside of the space shuttle after landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Tuesday.
"We are so glad to be able to come back and say it was successful." She noted that the crew had been anxious to inspect Discovery for damage and was pleased that it was in such good shape.
Unlike previous Edwards landings, in which throngs of spectators gathered for a shuttle return, the public was barred from viewing Discovery due to increased security after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8825954   (794 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Discovery
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Filed under: Discovery — Administrator @ 7:11 am Genelabs drug discovery team advances compounds against the hepatitis C virus News-Medical.Net Aug 4...
Discovery Store Online Shop Discovery Store for an extraordinary selection of products at 24Hour-Mall.com, an affiliate of Discovery Store and hundreds of other online stores.
www.technorati.com /tag/Discovery   (428 words)

  
 Discovery - Discovery: Service Discovery component
The discovery pattern, though not necessarily this package, is used in many projects including JAXP (SaxParserFactory and others) and commons-logging (LogFactory).
Discovery improves over previous implementations by establishing facilities for working within managed environments.
In particular, there is no configuration for this discovery service, it relies sol ey on usage patterns.
jakarta.apache.org /commons/discovery   (242 words)

  
 ILOG Discovery - information visualization and visual data analysis - interactive tool and Java component
ILOG Discovery Preview is an experimental visualization tool for analyzing data sets intuitively and communicating findings within an enterprise information system.
Despite its being fully functional, ILOG Discovery is a concept software, not meant to be commercialized ; its goal is to proof new technologies before their introduction in the ILOG JViews product line.
ILOG Discovery applies a new dataflow model that provides access to a very large class of visualization algorithms through interactive parameter settings.
www2.ilog.com /preview/Discovery   (759 words)

  
 DISCOVERY ::: MAIN HOME PAGE ::: Welcome to Unlocking the Mysteries: NASA's Discovery Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In space exploration, the possibilities for discovery are without limits.
NASA's Discovery Program gives scientists the opportunity to dig deep into their imaginations and find innovative ways to unlock the mysteries of the solar system.
All completed Discovery missions have achieved ground-breaking science within strict cost and schedule limitations, each taking a unique approach to space exploration.
discovery.nasa.gov   (337 words)

  
 CANOE -- CNEWS - Tech News: Internet Discovery launches homework help site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- The broadcaster Discovery Communications Inc. wants to help kids with their homework by selling them access to an enhanced home version of the video encyclopedia network already used by thousands of schools.
Discovery says the resources were selected to comply with the curricula and education standards of all 50 states.
The company, whose television networks include Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, says it already provides a similar product to about 70,000 public schools that have broadband Internet service.
cnews.canoe.ca /CNEWS/TechNews/Internet/2006/03/23/1501879-ap.html   (199 words)

  
 Bali hotel on Kuta Beach, vacation on Bali Resort
Contact Us Right on the beachfront of popular South Kuta, the Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali offers a mix of 318 Ocean Facing Rooms including Suites and Luxury Beachfront Villas.
It is ideally situated within walking distance of shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities and is conveniently positioned for international conferences and incentives.
The Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali is offering the “Best Beachfront Location in Kuta”.
www.discoverykartikaplaza.com   (590 words)

  
 Spaceflight Now | STS-114 Shuttle Report | Discovery lands!
Discovery's high-speed touchdown was the final chapter in the 114th shuttle mission, a voyage spanning 5.8 million miles and 219 complete orbits since blastoff July 26 from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center.
Discovery must be ready for launch as a rescue vehicle in case Atlantis suffers any significant damage on its flight and today's West Coast landing will add a week or so to Discovery's turn-around time.
Despite the disappointment over the launch-day foam events, Discovery's crew chalked up a near flawless mission, delivering tons of supplies to the space station and staging three spacewalks to install a new stabilizing gyroscope, an external tool and spare parts depot and to demonstrate potential heat-shield tile and wing leading edge repair techniques.
www.spaceflightnow.com /shuttle/sts114/050809landing   (2262 words)

  
 Electronic Discovery Law : Preston | Gates | Ellis
Today, he is a discovery consultant and private judge, as well as a commentator and frequent speaker on electronic discovery issues.
The parties had stipulated to a protective order regarding discovery, issued by the court on January 6, 2006, mandating that certain documents produced during discovery would be kept confidential.
GM appealed the decision of the District Court for the Northern District of Alabama which found that GM had violated discovery orders and imposed $700,000 in monetary sanctions and struck certain of GM’s affirmative defenses.
www.ediscoverylaw.com   (1045 words)

  
 Welcome to DiscoverySchool.com! DiscoverySchool offers clipart, free teaching resources and personalized classroom ...
Search for Discovery School products by your state curriculum standards.
Learn more about our community of teachers who are using digital media to make learning more powerful.
Discovery Education is a Division of Discovery Communications, Inc.
school.discovery.com   (163 words)

  
 Discovery - Scripture & Science for Kids
New activities are added from time to time, so be sure to keep coming back.
Get Discovery in your mailbox every month, renew your existing subscription, or order bound volumes.
Request a free sample of Discovery, or download an entire issue.
www.discoverymagazine.com   (135 words)

  
 Discovery Acquisition Program.
No communications concerning this AO may be made to any other NASA official and any information received from anyone else is unofficial and not binding on the agency.
Questions may also be addressed to the Discovery Program Scientist, Dr. Michael H. New, at michael.h.new@nasa.gov.
The Discovery Program currently consists of Discovery Missions (NEAR, Mars Pathfinder, Lunar Prospector, Stardust, Genesis, CONTOUR, MESSENGER, Deep Impact, Kepler and Dawn), two Missions of Opportunity (ASPERA-3 and Moon Mineralogy Mapper), the Discovery Data Analysis Program, the Sample Return Laboratory Instruments and Data Analysis Program, and planning for future mission announcements of opportunity.
discovery.larc.nasa.gov   (228 words)

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