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NASA said on Tuesday that space shuttle Discovery's mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has been extended an extra day and is now scheduled to return back to Earth on March 8.
NASA Television plans live coverage of the launch and automated docking of the second unpiloted European cargo ship that will deliver approximately seven tons of fuel, food and supplies to the International Space Station.
The return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the prelaunch activities, launch and docking of the stationâ€™s newest trio of residents will be broadcast on NASA Television during the next several weeks.
After the launch of the ISS Progress 39 cargo craft was postponed Wednesday due to high winds at the launch pad, the spacecraft is now rescheduled to launch Friday at 6:22 am EDT.
NASA Television will cover the June 1 return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the June 15 launch of the newest trio of station residents.
In the news release, NASA TV Carrying Space Station Crew Landing and Next Crew's Launch, issued 24-May-2010 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the contact phone number for James Hartsfield should read "483" rather than "383" as originally issued inadvertently.
The crew members of the space shuttle Discovery have run into problems with a cargo carrier's latching system--an issue that left them working for hours on Thursday as they attempted to get the trash and equipment filled carrier off of the International Space Station (ISS) and back into the shuttle.
HOUSTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will cover the landing of two current International Space Station crew members and the launch of three upcoming station residents later in March and April.
NASA Television will cover the landing of two current International Space Station crew members and the launch of three upcoming station residents later in March and April.
The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of fuel, food, supplies and holiday gifts on Sunday, Nov 30.
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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