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2011-01-20 10:50:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next three crew members to live and work aboard the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The news conference will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Questions will be taken from participating NASA centers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA astronaut Ron Garan and crewmates,...

2011-01-07 07:28:35

International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 11, to 150 students from Kathleen High School's Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA) in Lakeland, Fla. The CFAA prepares students to go into advanced aerospace education or the aerospace industry. In 2009, the academy received an agency grant to develop a NASA-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, curriculum. The station astronauts will answer student...

2010-12-22 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Catherine Coleman and Paolo Nespoli will speak to elementary, middle and high school students from the greater Cleveland metropolitan area on Tuesday, Dec. 28. The event will be held at the Great Lakes Science Center, located at 601 Erieside Ave. in Cleveland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Station astronauts will make the long-distance phone call from...

2010-12-15 13:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev, and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:09 p.m. EST Wednesday (1:09 a.m. local time, Dec. 16). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Coleman, Kondratyev and Nespoli are scheduled to dock their Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft to the station's Rassvet...

2010-12-15 15:00:00

The newest International Space Station (ISS) crew has successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday. The crew included NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman, Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev, and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli. The team will join up with Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skipochka aboard the ISS. NASA Television will air docking coverage on Friday of the hatches opening and a...

2008-12-29 11:15:00

NASA TV will air a special New Year's message from International Space Station Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Sandy Magnus beginning on Monday's noon EST Video File (newsfeed). From their vantage point 220 miles above Earth, the astronauts express their year-end thoughts on the significance of the international outpost and their New Year's wish for the complex in 2009. The crew also shares their wish for peace in the languages of all of the countries represented in...

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