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2009-12-01 06:55:00

Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk have returned to Earth, landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft.

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2009-11-25 06:15:00

Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-astronaut crew undocked from the International Space Station at 4:53 am EST.

2009-11-24 14:17:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec. 1. The space travelers have lived and worked aboard the space station for the past six months.

2009-11-24 15:17:57

NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec 1.

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2009-11-24 05:35:00

The 12 crew members onboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis will prepare to part today.

2009-10-14 09:49:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies at 8:41 p.m. CDT on Saturday, Oct. 17. NASA Television's coverage of the ship's arrival at the station will begin at 8:15 p.m.

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2009-10-14 11:15:00

The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies at 8:41 pm CDT on Saturday, Oct 17.

2009-10-12 11:33:00

MOSCOW, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy Laliberte, founder of Cirque du Soleil and the ONE DROP(TM) Foundation, unveiled the artistic concept behind his poetic social mission, which will be carried out from the International Space Station (ISS).

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2009-10-12 07:35:00

ESA astronaut Frank De Winne became the first European commander of the International Space Station this morning with the departure of Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka who had filled this role since April. De Winne is the first non-American and non-Russian to take on this role.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.