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NASA Astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio have completed a short spacewalk to replace a failed Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM) back up computer. They began the re-pressurization of the Quest airlock at 11:32 a.m. EDT signifying the excursion’s end time.
A Soyuz rocket carrying three members of Expedition 36 launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:31 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 28. After a six-hour flight, the capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA Television will broadcast an unpiloted Russian cargo ship's departure from the International Space Station on April 15 and the launch and docking of another April 24 and 26.
NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who returned to Earth Sunday after four months on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6-7 a.m. CST Friday, Nov. 30.
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 at a safe distance, NASA officials have announced.
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of the next Russian cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Three astronauts returned safely to Earth on Sunday after completing a four-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Sunita Williams is an American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman. She was born Sunita Pandya Krishna on September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio to parents of Indian and Slovenian decent. She graduated from Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts in 1983, and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. She was immediately commissioned as an Ensign in...
Peggy Whitson is an American biochemistry researcher and one of NASA’s most experienced female astronauts after having spent a total of over 365 days in space. She was born Peggy Annette Whitson on February 9, 1960 in Mount Ayr, Iowa, and grew up on a farm outside Beaconsfield. She graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1978 and went on to attend Iowa Wesleyan College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry in 1981. She then went on to receive...
Clayton Anderson is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Clayton Conrad Anderson on February 23, 1959 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Ashland-Greenwood High School in Nebraska in 1977 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Hastings College in Nebraska four years later. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University in 1983. He received an Honorary Degree from Hastings College in 2004. Anderson is married...
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