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NASA chief says Giffords is feisty, fired up

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden said on Thursday he was "really happy" that recuperating Representative Gabrielle Giffords was in Florida to watch shuttle Endeavour's launch on Friday. Full story

First family, Giffords to attend launch

   Space shuttle Endeavour is set to launch on Friday for a 2-week trip to the International Space Station. Msnbc's Thomas Roberts talks with NASA administrator Charles Bolden.

NASA's future depends on spaceflight neophytes

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Shuttles' future homes: Fla., Calif., D.C. and N.Y.

Museums in Florida, New York City, Los Angeles and the nation's capital will serve as the homes of NASA's space shuttles in retirement, the agency's chief announced Tuesday. Full story

NASA to Reveal New Museum Homes for Retired Shuttles Tuesday

This story was updated on April 11 at 7 a.m. ET. NASA is expected to announce the final resting places of the agency's space shuttles Tuesday (April 12), on the 30th anniversary of the first-ever shuttle mission. Full story

NASA Braces for Possible Government Shutdown

NASA is once again bracing for a potential shutdown of the federal government, which could begin this weekend if Republicans and Democrats in Congress can't agree on a budget. Full story

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RETIRING SPACE SHUTTLES GO TO FOUR US MUSEUMS
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(L-R) Astronaut and pilot of first shuttle launch Bob Crippen, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Astronaut Janet Kavandi, KSC Center Director Bob Cabana and Vehicle Manager Mike Parrish on April 12, 2011 pose for a photo after Bolden announced that the US space shuttle Atlantis would stay at KS

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Charles Bolden

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden responds to a reporter's question during an overview briefing on the budget proposal for fiscal year 2012 on Monday at NASA Headquarters in Washington.