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2009-08-05 08:15:55

As a result of the latest International Space Station Multi-Lateral Crew Operations Panel (MCOP) recently held in Houston, ESA has today announced that the European crewmember of Expedition 30/31 to fly to the International Space Station in 2011 will be André Kuipers from the Netherlands.

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2009-07-17 07:39:36

A NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonaut and the founder of Cirque du Soleil will hold a news conference at 8 am CDT, Thursday, July 23 to discuss their upcoming flight to the International Space Station.

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2009-06-03 15:54:46

Belgian astronaut Frank De Winne called in from space on Wednesday, urging Europeans to head to the polls for this week’s EU elections.

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2009-05-29 09:40:00

A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station on Friday.

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2009-05-29 06:35:00

NASA has signed a $306 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation and related services in 2012 and 2013.

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2009-05-27 09:37:06

A Soyuz spacecraft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Wednesday, en route to an historic linkup with the International Space Station. The Soyuz spacecraft's docking will mark the first time the space station will have a six-member crew, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the European Space Agency said. Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk and ESA astronaut Frank De Winne will join the three ISS crewmembers...

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2009-05-27 06:40:00

Flight Engineers Roman Romanenko, Frank De Winne and Robert Thirsk of the 20th International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-15 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:34 am EDT Wednesday to begin a six-month stay in space.

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2009-05-26 08:35:00

Three astronauts are preparing for a journey to the recently expanded International Space Station on Wednesday.

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2009-05-13 13:20:03

Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday that the country will charge US astronauts $51 million per return trip to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2012 and will resume selling seats to space tourists.

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2009-05-07 10:53:33

European astronaut Frank De Winne is preparing for a trip to the International Space Station that will result in him becoming the first European commander to take charge of a crew aboard the orbiting outpost.


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