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World 29 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Debris may have hit space shuttle's wing

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Shuttle Discovery's right wing may have been struck by a small piece of foam that flew off its external fuel tank during launch, but no damage has been detected and the ship appears in good shape for an Aug. 7 landing, NASA managers said on Thursday.

World 10 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shuttle Discovery lands safely, eases NASA's woes

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) - The space shuttle Discovery and its seven astronauts returned to Earth safely on Tuesday, successfully completing NASA's troubled resumption of human space flight 2 1/2 years after the Columbia disaster.

World 10 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shuttle Discovery lands safely, eases NASA's woes

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) - The space shuttle Discovery and its seven astronauts glided safely back to Earth on Tuesday, successfully completing NASA's troubled return to human space flight 2 1/2 years after the Columbia disaster that killed all the astronauts on board.

World 31 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

NASA extends shuttle mission by one day

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Two shuttle Discovery astronauts completed a seven-hour spacewalk on Saturday to restore a space station steering device and test shuttle heat shield repairs that might give crews a better chance of avoiding a Columbia-like disaster.

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hurricane creates uncertainty for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA's plan to resume space shuttle flights in March could be disrupted by Hurricane Katrina's passage over the Louisiana factory where the shuttles' external fuel tanks are made, officials said on Tuesday.

World 03 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

NASA looks to shift shuttle tank work

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina has indefinitely idled the Louisiana factory that assembles space shuttle fuel tanks and NASA said on Friday it is looking to see if other facilities can make critical tank repairs.

Nation 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pilot made sure MiG-29 crashed ‘safely’

MiG-29 pilot Mejar (U) Fajim Jusfar Mohd Mustafa Kamal's biggest fear when he lost control of the jet was that it might crash into residential areas in Kemaman.

World 11 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Indonesian pilot pleads not guilty in Garuda crash

SLEMAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - The pilot of a Garuda Indonesia aircraft, which crashed at Yogyakarta airport last year killing 21 people, on Monday pleaded not guilty to negligence or deliberately causing an accident, a district court heard.

Nation 25 Aug 2014 | 3:06 PM

AirAsia's KL-Alor Setar flight diverted to Penang due to bad weather

BAYAN LEPAS: AirAsia confirmed that its flight from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar, Kedah on Monday was diverted to Penang International Airport due to bad weather.

Nation 23 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM

More than 1,000 gather to pay final respects at KLIA

SEPANG: The hot weather was no hindrance to more than 1,000 people, among them Malaysia Airlines staff, who gathered outside the grounds of the Bunga Raya Complex at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to pay their respects to victims of the MH17 tragedy.