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2013-05-23 11:38:27

NASA will host a Google+ Hangout with the three recently returned International Space Station astronauts from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 23. This event will connect the agency's social media followers with NASA astronauts Kevin Ford and Tom Marshburn and Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency. The three are back home in Houston and undergoing rehabilitation after living and working aboard the laboratory orbiting 250 miles above Earth. The Expedition 34 and 35 astronauts will...

Space Station Astronauts Successfully Return To Earth
2013-03-16 08:43:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Following a brief weather-related delay, three members of the Expedition 34 crew have successfully returned to Earth, NASA officials announced late Friday night. International Space Station (ISS) commander Kevin Ford of NASA and Commander Evgeny Tarelkin and Flight Engineer Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) landed at an airfield northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, at 10:10pm CDT Friday night...

2013-03-04 23:15:11

Students in California will speak with Expedition 34 astronauts aboard the International Space Station Tuesday, March 5, at Monrovia High School near Los Angeles. News media representatives are invited to attend. The Earth-to-space call will take place from 1:25-1:45 p.m. EST (10:25-10:45 a.m. PST) and will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Students will ask NASA astronauts Kevin Ford, Tom Marshburn, and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield questions...

NASA Regains Communications With Space Station After Morning Disruption
2013-02-19 15:10:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA said it has finally regained connection with the International Space Station (ISS) after a technical issue caused a connection loss between the orbiting lab and the American space agency. Flight controllers were updating software on board the space station's flight computers when one of the orbiting laboratory's data relay systems broke down, according to the BBC. NASA said it was only able to communicate with the...

2013-02-04 09:57:47

Students and teachers from the Triangle area of North Carolina will speak with NASA Expedition 34 flight engineer Tom Marshburn aboard the International Space Station at 10:15 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The space-to-ground conversation will be open to news media and carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Students will gather at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to ask astronaut Marshburn questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting laboratory,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.