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2013-11-01 16:20:58

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine International Space Station crew members will discuss their mission with reporters from around the world during a joint crew news conference to be broadcast live on NASA Television at 8:50 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 8. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This is the first time since October 2009 that nine people will be aboard the space station at the same time without a space shuttle present. The crew members are...

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,...

2013-09-11 00:20:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedition 36 crew members Chris Cassidy of NASA and Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin of the Russian Federal Space Agency have returned to Earth from the International Space Station, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EDT Tuesday (8:58 a.m. Sept. 11, Kazakh time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Cassidy, Vinogradov and Misurkin, who launched to the station March 29, spent 166 days in space. They...

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...

2013-09-03 16:22:46

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) 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...

2013-08-29 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air live the departure of a Japanese cargo ship from the International Space Station at noon Wednesday, Sept. 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA will use the station's robotic arm to detach the H-II Transport Vehicle (HTV)-4 from the space station's Harmony module. This will wrap up a month's stay at the orbiting laboratory,...

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...

2013-07-31 12:22:03

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of a Japanese cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station and its arrival at the orbiting laboratory will be broadcast on NASA Television Aug. 3 and Aug. 9. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is scheduled to launch its H-II Transport Vehicle (HTV)-4 at 3:48 p.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 3 (4:48 a.m. Japanese time Sunday, Aug. 4), from the Tanegashima...

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...