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2010-05-24 13:08:19

NASA Television will cover the June 1 return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the June 15 launch of the newest trio of station residents. The new crew will be the 24th to live and work on the orbiting laboratory. Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi are scheduled to land their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft June 1 on the southern region steppe of Kazakhstan,...

2010-05-24 11:39:00

In the news release, NASA TV Carrying Space Station Crew Landing and Next Crew's Launch, issued 24-May-2010 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the contact phone number for James Hartsfield should read "483" rather than "383" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: NASA TV Carrying Space Station Crew Landing and Next Crew's Launch HOUSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will cover the June 1 return...

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2010-05-23 11:50:00

After more than seven days of working together, including three spacewalks and the installation of a new module, the International Space Station and shuttle crews parted ways today at 11:22 a.m. EDT. The combined crews of shuttle Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli, Mission Specialists Michael Good, Garrett Reisman, Steve Bowen and Piers Sellers, and Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander Skovortsov, Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Mikhail Kornienko, Soichi Noguchi, and...

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2010-04-28 07:12:22

The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Saturday, May 1, and NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live. Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko, T.J. Creamer, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Soichi Noguchi will watch as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 37 craft automatically attaches to the Pirs Docking Compartment at 1:34 p.m. CDT. NASA TV coverage of the Progress...

2010-04-27 13:17:00

HOUSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Saturday, May 1, and NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko, T.J. Creamer, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Soichi Noguchi will watch as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 37...

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2010-04-07 05:15:00

The seven-member crew of Discovery docked to the International Space Station at 3:44 a.m. EDT. After a series leak checks between the vehicles they opened the hatches and joined the Expedition 23 crew aboard the outpost at 5:11 a.m. The crew docked the shuttle without radar because of the Ku-Band antenna failure. They are trained to rendezvous and dock without radar. Before docking, Commander Alan G. Poindexter commanded the shuttle to slowly rotate so that its underside was facing the...

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2010-04-02 07:45:00

NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko safely launched to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft on Friday. Liftoff occurred at 12:04 a.m. EDT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The three Soyuz crew members are scheduled to dock with their new home at 1:26 a.m. Sunday. Aboard the orbiting laboratory they will join Oleg Kotov, a Russian cosmonaut and station commander, T.J. Creamer, a NASA astronaut and...

2010-04-01 23:26:00

HOUSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko safely launched to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft on Friday. Liftoff occurred at 12:04 a.m. EDT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The three Soyuz crew members are scheduled to dock with their new home at 1:26 a.m. Sunday. Aboard the orbiting...

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2010-04-01 06:00:00

Preparations have begun for Friday's scheduled launch of a Soyuz rocket that will carry two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six month mission. Security was reportedly heavy at the Baikonur, Kazakhstan facility where NASA flight engineer Tracy Caldwell and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Korneinko were scheduled to depart shortly after 10:04am on Friday. The rocket which will carry the trio into space was...

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2010-01-12 15:15:00

NASA will hold a briefing for journalists with the next set of residents of the International Space Station at 1 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 21, from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The briefings will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's Web site. Questions also will be taken from participating NASA locations. The briefing participants are: - Expedition 23 Flight Engineer and NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson- Expedition 23 Flight Engineer and Russian cosmonaut...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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