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SpaceTweetup With André Kuipers: Ask @Astro_Andre
2012-04-05 03:50:56

Are you following @Astro_Andre’s Twitter updates and images from space? If you could speak to him live on the International Space Station, what would you most like to ask? Now’s your chance!

Space Lab Student Competition On YouTube Attracts 5500 Teams
2011-11-28 05:29:08

ESA astronauts will join Google and YouTube managers on 30 November to present highlights of the 'Space Lab' competition. Space Lab is challenging students around the world to design a science experiment for the International Space Station.

ESA Astronaut Alexander Gerst To Fly To Space Station In 2014
2011-09-18 07:13:50

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has been assigned to fly to the International Space Station on a 6-month mission in 2014, serving as a flight engineer for Expeditions 40 and 41.

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2011-03-18 07:10:00

In a two-day council meeting of the European Space Agency at its Paris-based headquarters, the European council officially agreed on an extension of operations at the International Space Station through 2020.

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2011-03-14 07:09:26

With almost half of the MagISStra mission behind him, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli has not had much free time on the International Space Station.

2011-01-27 14:21:27

After more than eight months ‘flying’ to the Red Planet, the isolated Mars500 crew will finally take their first steps onto a mock-Mars surface on 14 February – and members of the news media can apply now for ringside seats.

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2010-10-11 07:50:00

In Latin magistra means 'female teacher', and now Europe’s third long-duration astronaut mission to the International Space Station will carry almost the same name: MagISStra.

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2010-01-16 13:30:26

Mr Fredrik Reinfeldt, the Prime Minister of Sweden, which currently holds the presidency of the EU, was on Monday presented with a European flag that traveled 9,262,217 km in space aboard the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station.

2009-09-07 14:40:00

A Swedish student said US space officials made him change a question posed to an astronaut on the International Space Station because it mentioned nudity.


Latest Christer Fuglesang Reference Libraries

Robert Curbeam
2012-09-03 07:38:13

Robert Curbeam is a Captain in the United States Navy and a former astronaut. He was born Robert Lee Curbeam, Jr. on March 5, 1962 and in 1980 he graduated from Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, Maryland. He then attended the United States Naval Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 1984. After graduating and completing flight training, Curbeam reported to Fighter Squadron 11 (VF-11) and made multiple overseas deployments on the USS...

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2010-11-17 14:23:40

Chister Fuglesang is a Swedish physicist and an ESA astronaut. He was born Arne Christer Fuglesang on March 18, 1957 in Stockholm, Sweden. His mother was Swedish, but his father was Norwegian, having become a Swedish citizen just before Fuglesang's birth. Fuglesang graduated college, and went on to receive a Master of Science degree in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology in 1981. While at the Royal Institute, he met Elisabeth, whom he married in 1983. He then earned a...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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