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Following the enthusiastic response to earlier competitions to name European astronaut missions, ESA's Directorate of Human Spaceflight is once again giving European citizens the opportunity to be part of a space mission by suggesting a name for ESA astronaut Christer Fuglesang's mission to the International Space Station.
One of the experiments housed on the European Columbus laboratoryâ€™s external platform is an automated eye in the sky known as the Earth Viewing Camera (EVC). Now, after several weeks of troubleshooting by the EVC team in the Netherlands, the first pictures from the orbiting camera have arrived safely back on Earth.
HOUSTON - A pair of spacewalking astronauts wil
The third STS-122 spacewalk is under way. Astronauts Rex Walheim and Stanley Love began their work outside the International Space Station at 8:07 a.m. EST today.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.