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Fifteenth Anniversary Of First Humans To Cross Threshold Into ISS
2013-12-09 08:30:16

[ Watch the Video: Happy Birthday ISS! ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. DELIVERING THE GOODS The story of the ISS actually began...

International Space Station Celebrates 15th Anniversary
2013-11-19 18:34:23

[ Watch the Video: International Space Station Turns 15 Today ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online November 20 marks the 15 year anniversary that nations united to build the most advanced space laboratory every created — the International Space Station (ISS). In November 1998, an autonomous Russian Proton rocket took up the first module of the space station, Zarya. This module, also known as the Functional Cargo Block, provided electrical power, storage,...

ISS Crew Prepares For New Arrivals
2013-05-25 04:54:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With a trio of new crew members scheduled to depart for the International Space Station (ISS) in a matter of days, the three Expedition 36 crewmates currently on board the orbiting base spent much of this past week disassembling exercise equipment and working on science-related hardware. According to NASA officials, Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin took apart a treadmill in the Zvezda...

Sunita Williams And Her Expedition 33 Crew Land In Kazakhstan Safely
2012-11-19 08:02:27

[WATCH VIDEO: Expedition 33 Crew Returns] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After spending 127 days in space and 125 days aboard the International Space Station, the three members of Expedition 33 have landed safely in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft north of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan at 7:56 a.m. Kazakhstan time on November 19 (7:56 p.m. EST Nov. 18). Commander Sunita Williams, and Flight Engineers Akihiko Hoshide and Yuri Malenchenko, wrapped up their 4-month...

Space Station Debris Avoidance Maneuver Cancelled
2012-11-17 08:19:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A scheduled debris avoidance maneuver was cancelled after tracking data showed that an unknown piece of space debris would pass by the International Space Station (ISS) at a safe distance, NASA officials have announced. The decision to forgo the maneuver, which would have steered the ISS clear of the space junk's path, was made by American and Russian flight controllers after they received updated tracking data revealing that the...

Space Station Celebrates 12 Years Of Operation
2012-11-02 15:30:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The International Space Station (ISS) officially opened for business twelve years ago today, marking a milestone in international efforts to expand life beyond Earth. Bill Shepherd, Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev (Expedition 1) made history on November 2, 2000 when their Russian Soyuz capsule docked with the orbiting lab, making them the first crew to live and work on the space station. From the moment the crew entered the...

New Crew Headed To International Space Station
2011-11-14 06:54:09

[ Watch the Video ] An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts were launched successfully on Monday to return a full crew to the International Space Station (ISS), the first manned launching since the US shuttle program retired in July. The launch also marks Russia´s return to confidence after a dramatic August launch failure and a recent Mars probe malfunction. The three crew memebers, astronaut Dan Burbank, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin,...

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2011-02-11 07:25:00

For the second time in less than a month, two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Feb. 16 to install a pair of earthquake and lightning sensing experiments, and to retrieve a pair of spacecraft material evaluation panels. Expedition 26 Flight Engineers Dmitry Kondratyev and Oleg Skripochka are scheduled to float outside the Pirs airlock at 8:15 a.m. EST Wednesday to begin the five-and-a-half-hour excursion. Both spacewalkers will wear Russian Orlan-MK...

2010-11-02 12:50:43

On Nov. 2, 2000, the first crew arrived aboard the International Space Station to live and work aboard the orbiting laboratory. The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles on the 10th anniversary: "Today, we celebrate ten years of humans living and working continuously aboard the International Space Station. This global milestone is tremendously significant, both for NASA and our partners. It recognizes the success of an amazing feat of engineering and a magnificent leap...

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2010-06-18 06:35:00

Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock, Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin docked with the International Space Station at 6:21 p.m. EDT Thursday. The trio began the journey to their new home when they launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. From inside the station, Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko monitored the approach of the Russian...


Latest Expedition 1 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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2011-04-11 14:07:11

Tracy Dyson is an American chemist and NASA astronaut, and she is married to Navy pilot George Dyson. She was born Tracy Ellen Caldwell on August 14, 1969 in Arcadia, California. She moved to Beaumont, California during her childhood, and graduated from Beaumont High School in 1987. She then went on to California State University, Fullerton where, as an undergraduate researcher, she designed and built electronics and hardware, including a time-of-flight mass spectrometer for studying gas...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.