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2009-04-06 08:26:38

The U.S. space agency says it will Webcast the landing of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft returning the Expedition 18 crew to Earth. The original Friday landing was postponed because of flooding in Kazakhstan and was rescheduled for Wednesday at a more southerly landing site. Expedition 18 U.S.

2009-04-03 12:52:00

HOUSTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the landing of the Expedition 18 crew and a visiting spaceflight participant on Wednesday, April 8.

2009-04-03 09:53:48

Charles Simonyi, a 60-year-old billionaire U.S. space tourist, will return to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) a day later than scheduled due to bad weather on Earth, a Russian space official said Friday.

2009-03-28 14:30:00

The space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew landed safely at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, concluding a 13-day mission that spanned more than 5 million miles and 202 orbits.

2009-03-28 09:40:00

Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the 19th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-14 to the International Space Station at 9:05 am EDT Saturday.

2009-03-28 09:32:50

Discovery’s crew of seven is preparing for a 12:39 pm CDT landing today at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

2009-03-27 14:10:00

The two crews aboard the International Space Station will answer questions about their upcoming change of command in a news conference at 9:10 am CDT, Wednesday, April 1.

2009-03-26 08:38:43

The 19th crew to live aboard the International Space Station was launched into space Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the crew -- U.S.

2009-03-26 09:20:00

The Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft carrying two astronauts and a space tourist lifted off from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome on Thursday heading for the International Space Station.

2009-03-26 07:03:00

HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 19th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station launched into orbit Thursday morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.

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Michael Fincke
2012-09-19 14:10:13

Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...

2011-04-18 23:18:19

Gregory Chamitoff is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He was born Gregory Errol Chamitoff on August 6, 1962 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is married to Alison Chantal Caviness, M.D., and together they have two children, Natasha and Dimitri. His interests include scuba diving, backpacking, skiing, and racquetball. He graduated from Blackford High School in San Jose, California in 1980. As an undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University, Chamitoff taught courses in...

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.