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Arena Fonte Nova
2014-07-01 10:36:34

U.S. and Belgian players meet as opponents on the field during game 56 of World Cup 2014 on July 1, but the two countries have a long history of working as partners in space.

Friendly Competition Pits US Against German Astronauts On Space Station
2014-06-26 03:46:20

NASA’s Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson and the European Space Agency’s Astronaut Alexander Gerst will be cheering on their home countries’ World Cup 2014 teams, but will the post-goal celebrations be as uplifting as those on Earth?

Expedition 39 Crew Returns to Earth After Six Months on Station
2014-05-14 14:28:50

The Expedition 39 crew returned to Earth Tuesday after 188 days in space, completing a journey of over 79 million miles and more than 3,000 orbits of the Earth since launching to the International Space Station back in November.

2014-05-14 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Tuesday after 188 days in space, during which they orbited Earth more

ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Expedition 39, Prepare For Return To Earth
2014-05-13 09:43:10

After nearly six months aboard the International Space Station, three Expedition 39 astronauts wrap up their mission and prepare to return home to Earth.

2014-05-06 16:21:17

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three crew members currently aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end more than six months on the orbiting laboratory Tuesday,

2014-05-02 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts and Expedition 39 Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson, currently orbiting Earth aboard the International Space

2014-04-29 12:23:31

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 39 commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, currently aboard the International Space Station, will

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida
2014-04-18 15:08:25

After multiple delays, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo vehicle successfully lifted off on Friday afternoon, beginning the company’s third commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.

2014-04-17 08:27:08

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk in the coming week to replace a failed backup computer relay


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  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
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