Space News Archive - February 05, 2010


The ISS Progress 36 unpiloted spacecraft docked to the aft port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station at 11:26 pm EST Thursday using the automated Kurs docking system.


The Twitterverse and universe will converge during space shuttle Endeavour's upcoming mission to the International Space Station.


NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.