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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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’.

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.

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

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, according to NASA.


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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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