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2011-03-01 13:50:00

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. "The extension day will be devoted to emptying the Permanent Multipurpose Module and moving supplies between Discovery and station," NASA said in a tweet. The shuttle embarked on its final voyage into space on February 24.  It is the first of three U.S. shuttles to be retired this year. Endeavour is...

2011-02-09 11:50:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA TV coverage of the launch from the northern coast of South America will begin at 3:45 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Feb. 15. The European Space Agency and its...

2010-09-14 08:13:14

The return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the prelaunch activities, launch and docking of the station's newest trio of residents will be broadcast on NASA Television during the next several weeks. After almost six months aboard the orbital laboratory, Expedition 24 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov, NASA Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko are scheduled to land their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in southern Kazakhstan...

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2010-09-09 14:52:25

The launch of the ISS Progress 39 cargo craft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan was postponed for 48 hours Wednesday due to high winds at the launch pad. The launch of the spacecraft was rescheduled for Friday at 6:22 a.m. EDT. Docking to the aft port of the Zvezda service module has been rescheduled for Sunday at 7:58 a.m. with NASA TV coverage set to begin at 7:15 a.m. The postponement will have no impact on station operations. ISS Progress 39 will bring to the orbiting complex...

2010-05-24 13:08:19

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. The new crew will be the 24th to live and work on the orbiting laboratory. Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi are scheduled to land their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft June 1 on the southern region steppe of Kazakhstan,...

2010-05-24 11:39:00

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 complete, corrected release follows: NASA TV Carrying Space Station Crew Landing and Next Crew's Launch HOUSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will cover the June 1 return...

2010-04-15 16:39:35

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. According to Marcia Dunn of the Associated Press (AP), "Commander Alan Poindexter assured Mission Control that he and his crew were willing to stay up late in an effort to get the cargo carrier...

2010-03-11 14:26:00

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. Coverage begins with a broadcast of crew farewells and hatch closure aboard the station March 17, and continues with the arrival, docking and hatch opening of the new Expedition 23 crew members on April 4. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2010-03-11 15:26:58

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. Coverage begins with a broadcast of crew farewells and hatch closure aboard the station March 17, and continues with the arrival, docking and hatch opening of the new Expedition 23 crew members on April 4. Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Soyuz Commander Max Suraev are scheduled to land in the Soyuz TMA-16...

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2008-11-28 09:08:10

The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of fuel, food, supplies and holiday gifts on Sunday, Nov. 30. Docking of the cargo delivery spacecraft, known as ISS Progress 31, is set for 6:23 a.m. CST. NASA Television will begin coverage of the event at 5:45 a.m. The unpiloted Russian resupply craft is carrying more than two tons of supplies for the station's crew, Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineers Yury Lonchakov and Sandy Magnus. The ISS...


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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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