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2012-06-04 06:20:45

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Junction Avenue K-8 School in Livermore, Calif., will speak with Expedition 31 flight engineers Don Pettit, Joseph Acaba and Andre Kuipers aboard the International Space Station at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 6. Media representatives are invited to attend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Elementary and middle school students will ask Pettit, Acaba and Kuipers questions about life, work and...

2012-06-04 11:19:51

Students at Junction Avenue K-8 School in Livermore, Calif., will speak with Expedition 31 flight engineers Don Pettit, Joseph Acaba and André Kuipers aboard the International Space Station at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 6. Media representatives are invited to attend. Elementary and middle school students will ask Pettit, Acaba and Kuipers questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting space station. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and...

André Kuipers: Space Is Much More Fun Than Earth
2012-05-31 03:01:09

Eighty tweeps came to ESA´s technical center in the Netherlands on May 29 to talk to ESA astronaut André Kuipers in a live video call to the International Space Station. Last April, people were invited via ESA´s Twitter account @ESA, to send a question they would like to ask André. The lucky group was chosen from more than 500 entries to attend the SpaceTweetup in ESTEC, the Netherlands. 10 Twitter followers then had the chance to ask their question...

Space And Science Meet Online For Youngsters
2012-05-23 03:28:59

What happens when your experiment gets over 30,000 views online? Tomorrow´s space explorers were awarded an out-of-this-world scientific exchange with astronauts on the International Space Station last Wednesday. Youngsters from Europe, the Middle East and Africa were invited to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, for a live chat with ESA astronaut André Kuipers and NASA astronaut Don Pettit. The prize was well-deserved: only 21 videos out of the 2000...

2012-05-22 12:47:32

International Space Station crew members will answer questions from reporters following the scheduled hatch opening of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. Three of the six Expedition 31 station residents will be available during a news conference that will be carried live on NASA Television and streamed on the agency's website at 10:25 a.m. CDT on Saturday, May 26. The news conference is subject to change depending on real-time operational events aboard the space station. Expedition 31 flight...

Soyuz Crew Docks Successfully With International Space Station
2012-05-17 05:06:30

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying American astronaut Joe Acaba and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin docked successfully with the International Space Station´s Poisk module at 12:36 a.m. EDT on Thursday after a two day journey, reports NASA. The three Soyuz members were welcomed aboard the orbiting lab as the hatches opened nearly 4 hours later, at 4:10 a.m. EDT. The crew of the ISS -- Expedition 31 Commander Oleg Kononenko, and Flight Engineers Don Petit and Andre...

Sir Elton John Greets The 'Rocket Men'
2012-05-17 03:52:05

[ Watch the Video ] Continuing the celebration of André Kuipers´ music in space, British rock legend Sir Elton John sent a special message to ESA, André and the crew of the ISS on the 40th anniversary of his classic song ℠Rocket Man´. The accompanying video was recorded during Sir Elton´s Million Dollar Piano Show in Las Vegas, on 17 April, 40 years to the day after his single Rocket Man (I Think It´s Going To Be A Long Long Time) was...

Andre Kuipers Serves As World Ambassador For WWF
2012-05-16 03:08:04

Observing Earth from far above, ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers is acting as a world ambassador for the WWF, which issued its flagship publication the Living Planet Report on May 15. The Living Planet Report measures changes in biodiversity by tracking 9000 populations of more than 2600 of the world´s species. Andre wrote the foreword to the report and is doing his part to show how fragile our world really is. We only have one Earth Andre has been concerned about our planet since...

Expedition 31 Astronauts Headed For The International Space Station
2012-05-15 04:54:40

[ Watch the Launch Video ] A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts lifted off for the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft to join up with their three Expedition 31 crew mates already on the orbiting space lab. The Soyuz rocket lifted off on May 15 at 9:01 a.m. local time (10:01 p.m. CDT May 14) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba, Russian Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin....

2012-05-14 18:20:06

HOUSTON, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba, Russian Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin blasted off for the International Space Station at 10:01 p.m. CDT Monday, May 14 (9:01 a.m. Baikonur time on May 15), from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Acaba, Padalka and Revin are scheduled to dock their Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft to the Poisk module of the station...


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DeWinne
2012-01-13 17:47:21

Frank De Winne is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He was born Frank Viscount De Winne on April 25, 1961 in Ledeberg, Belgium. He is married to Lena Clarke and has three children from a previous marriage. He enjoys football, concerts, and gastronomy. In 1979, he graduated from the Royal School of Cadets, and in 1984, he graduated from the Royal Military Academy with a Master of Science degree in Engineering. In 1991, after graduating from the Belgian Air Component at...

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