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2011-02-11 07:25:00

For the second time in less than a month, two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Feb 16 to install a pair of earthquake and lightning sensing experiments, and to retrieve a pair of spacecraft material evaluation panels.

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2011-01-19 11:02:09

Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Jan 21 to complete installation of a new high-speed data transmission system, remove an old plasma pulse experiment, install a camera for the new Rassvet docking module and retrieve a materials exposure package.

2011-01-19 07:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk Friday, Jan. 21, to prepare the complex for future assembly and experiment work. The spacewalk will air live on NASA Television beginning at 8 a.m.

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2010-10-22 11:30:00

NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Doug Wheelock became the first person to "check in" from space Oct 22 using the mobile social networking application Foursquare.

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2010-08-19 12:16:22

The Expedition 24 crew had another light-duty day Wednesday as the Loop A cooling system reactivation continued aboard the International Space Station.

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2010-08-15 14:55:00

After completing several days of analysis and refining procedures, International Space Station managers and mission operations personnel met Sunday and gave final approval for a third spacewalk Monday.

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2010-08-11 14:40:00

Astronauts completed a successful spacewalk on Wednesday to remove a broken coolant pump on the International Space Station (ISS).

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2010-08-11 06:00:00

A second spacewalk to help repair a failed ammonia coolant Pump Module onboard the International Space Station (ISS) will take place on Wednesday morning.

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2010-08-09 08:35:00

The longest expedition crew spacewalk in NASA history still wasn't enough to complete repairs on a damaged cooling system at the International Space Station (ISS), and an additional extra vehicular activity (EVA) will be needed to finish the job, the space agency reported over the weekend.

2010-08-05 15:23:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of two spacewalks by NASA astronauts to replace a failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 7. A second spacewalk is planned for Wednesday, Aug.


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James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Susan Helms
2012-10-22 10:48:03

Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...

Michael Gernhardt
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Michael Gernhardt is a NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Landon Gernhardt on May 4, 1956 in Mansfield, Ohio. He was raised there and graduated from Malabar High School in 1974. He then went on to attend Vanderbilt University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978. While at Vanderbilt, Gernhardt began working as a professional diver and project engineer on multiple underwater oil field construction and repair projects around the world. During this time, he completed...

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