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2014-02-11 12:20:51

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners have appointed crew members for a 2016 mission to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled to launch in spring 2016 and return to Earth in fall 2016. He will join space station Expedition 47 crew members in orbit and will remain aboard as part of Expedition 48 with cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg...

2013-03-16 00:20:22

HOUSTON, March 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three members of the Expedition 34 crew undocked from the International Space Station and returned safely to Earth on Friday, wrapping up a mission lasting more than four and a half months. Expedition 35 now is under way. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Station Commander Kevin Ford of NASA and Soyuz Commander Evgeny Tarelkin and Flight Engineer Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency undocked their...

2013-03-07 12:20:49

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage March 13-15 as three crew members aboard the International Space Station end almost five months at the orbiting laboratory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford of NASA, Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy and Russian Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin will undock their Soyuz spacecraft from the station at 8:30 p.m. EDT, March 14,...

Soyuz Astronaut Trio Docks With International Space Station
2012-12-21 12:46:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft have docked to the International Space Station, after spending two days in orbit. Expedition 34 Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn, Roman Romanenko and Chris Hadfield launched on Wednesday from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:12 p.m. local time, and rendezvoused with the space station two days later, successfully docking with the Station's Rassvet module. The hatch was opened...

2012-10-05 10:20:28

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners have announced an agreement to send two crew members to the International Space Station on a one-year mission designed to collect valuable scientific data needed to send humans to new destinations in the solar system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The crew members, one American astronaut and one Russian cosmonaut, will launch and land in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft and are...

2012-09-05 13:14:33

NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will hold an Expedition 34 and 35 crew briefing Thursday, Sept. 13, to preview the upcoming missions aboard the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast the briefing live. At 1 p.m.CDT, Expedition 34 and 35 crew members Thomas Marshburn of NASA, Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency and Roman Romanenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency will discuss their mission. They are set to launch to the space...

2012-07-17 10:21:10

HOUSTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will hold two briefings Thursday, July 26, to preview the upcoming Expedition 33 and 34 missions aboard the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast the briefings live. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) At 11 a.m. CDT, the International Space Station Program and Science Overview briefing will cover mission priorities and objectives,...

New Space Station Expedition Crew Launches From Russia
2011-12-21 09:37:06

[ Watch the Video ] A three man crew blasted off from Kazakhstan aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on Wednesday morning bound for the International Space Station. NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit, Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers launched at 7:16 p.m. local time. They will be docking with the International Space Station on Friday at 9:22 a.m., joining Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and Russian Flight Engineers Anton Shkaplerov...

2011-12-21 07:58:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit, Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of the Netherlands launched to the International Space Station aboard their Soyuz TMA-03M craft at 7:16 a.m. CST Wednesday, Dec. 21 (7:16 p.m. local time), from Kazakhstan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Pettit, Kononenko and Kuipers are scheduled to dock to the Rassvet module...

2011-11-13 22:53:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Dan Burbank and Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin launched to the International Space Station at 10:14 p.m. CST Sunday (10:14 a.m. Kazakhstan time, Monday) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Burbank, Shkaplerov and Ivanishin are scheduled to dock their Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft with their new home at 11:33 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15,...