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NASA's Chris Cassidy, Russians Return To Earth After Space Station Mission
2013-09-11 06:46:21

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three members of Expedition 36 touched down in the remote wilderness of Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EDT Tuesday evening (8:58 a.m. Kazakh time). NASA’s Chris Cassidy and Roscosmos’ Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin were onboard the capsule as it parachuted safely back to Earth, successfully wrapping up 166 days in space. The trio launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on March 29,...

ISS Prepares For Crew Exchange
2013-09-09 12:44:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has reported that the International Space Station (ISS) is about to undergo a crew exchange as three Expedition 36 crew members prepare to return to Earth. Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy and Alexander Misurkin will be boarding inside a Soyuz TMA-08M Tuesday night. Vinogradov will be handing over control of the station to Flight Engineer Fyodor Yurchikhin on Monday during a traditional Change of...

2013-09-04 07:59:47

NASA Television will provide live coverage Tuesday, Sept. 10, as three of the crew members on the International Space Station return home, ending more than five months in space. Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy will undock their Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft from the station 7:37 p.m. EDT Sept. 10. They are scheduled to land on the steppe of Kazakhstan southeast...

International Space Station Cosmonauts Complete Record Spacewalk
2013-08-17 07:59:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two Expedition 36 cosmonauts successfully completed the first of two planned spacewalks to prepare the International Space Station (ISS) for the future arrival of a Russian laboratory module. During Friday’s spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts Flight Engineer Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin spent nearly the entire EVA (extra-vehicular activity) mission routing 120 feet of cable between two nodes. The...

2013-06-18 13:09:55

Expedition 36 crew members and NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Karen Nyberg, currently orbiting aboard the International Space Station, will speak with students gathered at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center at 9:40 a.m. CDT (10:40 a.m. EDT), Wednesday, June 19. Students will be able to ask the astronauts questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting space station. Media representatives are invited to attend and cover the 20-minute air-to-ground event, which will be...


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