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On Dec. 10, 2013 NASA and its 15 international partners will celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the first humans to enter the International Space Station (ISS). While a continuous human presence did not begin until Nov 2, 2000, the six-person crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-88) were the first to cross the threshold.
Russian news agencies said on Monday that the country's space agency is delaying the return of astronauts from the ISS and the launch of the next mission to the station.
The heads of the International Space Station (ISS) agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia, and the United States met in Tokyo, Japan, on March 11, 2010, to review ISS cooperation.
Twelve years of design, development and hard work have come to fruition with the formal handover of Node 3 from ESA to NASA on November 20, 2009. The ceremony took place in the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA.
Daniel Burbank is an American astronaut and a Captain in the United States Coast Guard. He was born Daniel Christopher Burbank on July 27, 1961 in Manchester, Connecticut. In 1979, he graduated from Tolland High School in Tolland, Connecticut. He then attended Fairfield University for his first year of college, but soon transferred to the United States Coast Guard Academy, where he earned his commission in 1985. Two years later, he completed flight training and became an instructor pilot. He...
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