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2013-11-07 16:21:53

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Russian cosmonauts will carry the Olympic torch when they venture outside the International Space Station Saturday, Nov. 9, for a six-hour spacewalk to perform maintenance work on the orbiting laboratory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Television will provide live coverage of the spacewalk beginning at 9 a.m. EST. Expedition 37 Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian...

2013-05-31 16:20:54

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage in June of the launch and docking of the European Space Agency's (ESA) fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo craft (ATV-4) to the International Space Station and the departure of a Russian Progress resupply ship from the orbiting laboratory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Loaded with more than 7 tons of supplies for the space station crew, the 13-ton ATV-4 "Albert...

Three Expedition 36 Crew Members Arrive At Space Station
2013-05-29 06:27:44

[WATCH VIDEO: Expedition 36 Crew Lift-off From Baikonur Cosmodrome] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 (2:31 a.m. May 29, Kazakh time). After a six-hour flight, the capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz carried NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian...

2013-04-10 10:15:17

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. The ISS Progress 49 resupply ship, which arrived at the station in late October, will depart the rear port of the station's Zvezda service module at 8:01 a.m. EDT, April 15. NASA TV coverage of the undocking will begin at 7:45 a.m. Progress 49 will reenter Earth's atmosphere several days later and burn up over the...

2012-11-21 08:29:31

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. To participate in the interviews, reporters must contact Karen Svetaka at 281-483-8684 no later than 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Video highlights of Williams' mission will air at 5:30 a.m. before the start of the interviews. Williams, who was born in Euclid, Ohio, but considers Needham, Mass.,...

2012-11-20 16:23:55

HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) To participate in the interviews, reporters must contact Karen Svetaka at 281-483-8684 no later than 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Video highlights of Williams' mission will air at 5:30...

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...

2012-10-24 14:52:52

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. The ISS Progress 49 resupply ship, loaded with 2.5 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the crew aboard the station, is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:41 a.m. CDT (3:41 a.m. EDT and 1:41 p.m. Kazakhstan time). NASA TV coverage of the launch begins at 2:15 a.m. A few hours later, NASA TV...

Expedition 32 Lands Safely In Kazakhstan After Four Months In Space
2012-09-17 07:16:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three astronauts returned safely to Earth on Sunday after completing a four-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Expedition 32 crew, American Flight Engineer Joe Acaba, Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin of Russia, undocked their Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft from the orbiting space lab at 7:09 p.m. EDT and landed in northern Kazakhstan at 10:53 p.m. EDT Sunday night (8:53 a.m. Sept 17...

2012-07-30 12:41:59

NASA Television will broadcast the launch and for the first time, the same-day rendezvous and docking of a Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Coverage begins at 3:15 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 1. ISS Progress 48 is scheduled to launch at 3:35 p.m. from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It will dock later that day at 9:24 p.m. in a test of an abbreviated launch-to-rendezvous schedule designed to reduce the typical two-day flight between a launch and...


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Sunita Williams
2012-10-29 09:16:39

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
2012-10-27 13:45:00

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...

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2010-11-17 14:28:41

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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