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NASA managers will discuss updated plans for two International Space Station spacewalks during a news briefing at 3 pm CDT on Monday, Aug. 2.
A new video camera was installed outside the International Space Station late Monday night, early Tuesday morning during the 147th ISS spacewalk.
NASA officials will discuss an upcoming International Space Station spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts during a news briefing at 2 pm CDT on Wednesday, July 21.
Moving equipment and supplies brought to the International Space Station by Discovery, preparation for the missionâ€™s second spacewalk on Sunday and chats with media representatives and students filled much of the crewsâ€™ day.
The seven-member crew of Discovery docked to the International Space Station at 3:44 am EDT.
Endeavour Pilot Terry Virts opened the windows one at a time early Wednesday, giving spacewalkers Robert Behnken and Nicholas Patrick an early look into the International Space Stationâ€™s room with a view that they had helped install.
As the Expedition 20 crew members continued preparations for a visit by space shuttle Discovery, they tackled a variety of science and maintenance duties aboard the International Space Station Wednesday.
After a day of rest, the 13 astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station will shift back into high gear for robotic operations and spacewalk preparations.
The combined crew of space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will enjoy a day off to rest up after a challenging first half of the STS-127 assembly mission.
With two of five spacewalks and some of the most challenging robotics operations of the mission complete, the pace will let up briefly today for the international crews of STS-127 and Expedition 20.
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...
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