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2014-04-14 12:21:48

Ford goes above and beyond with safety features LOGANVILLE, Ga., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summer is by far one of the most popular times to take a road trip. Whether it's just a day trip or a cross-country adventure, the 2014 Ford Expedition is one of the safest vehicles to drive. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/MN03934) The new model of the Expedition has updated safety features, a sturdier frame and incredible cabin space, and is available at...

Expedition 38 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan After 166 Days On ISS
2014-03-11 10:30:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, along with his Russian colleagues Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy safely landed in Kazakhstan at 11:24 p.m. EDT on Monday – ending Expedition 38 aboard the International Space Station, according to a statement from the American space agency. The return marked the end of a first trip into space for both Hopkins and Ryazanskiy that lasted 166 days. For his part, Hopkins executed a couple of spacewalks that...

2014-02-11 12:20:51

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners have appointed crew members for a 2016 mission to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled to launch in spring 2016 and return to Earth in fall 2016. He will join space station Expedition 47 crew members in orbit and will remain aboard as part of Expedition 48 with cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg...

Expedition 37 Crew, 2014 Winter Games' Olympic Torch Back On Earth
2013-11-11 07:04:50

[ Watch the video: A Warm Welcome For the Crew ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a historic week some 260 miles above Earth, life on the International Space Station (ISS) has started to settle down. What started out as a late night launch last Wednesday for a trio of spacemen and an Olympic Torch, ended today after the successful return to Earth of three other astronauts along with the torch that will light the Olympic flame at the 2014 Winter Games in...

Expedition 37 Crew Took Olympic Torch For A Spacewalk Saturday
2013-11-10 05:45:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After being carried to the International Space Station (ISS) by three new crew members of Expedition 38 a few days earlier, the 2014 Winter Games’ Olympic Torch was carried outside the orbiting lab for a spacewalk on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Expedition 37 Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy opened the hatch on the Pirs docking compartment at 9:34 am EST for what was to be a nearly six-hour-long spacewalk for space...

Space Station Crew To Attempt Cygnus Capture Sunday Morning
2013-09-29 08:10:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Assistant to the President for Science and Technology John P. Holdren. ---------- UPDATE: September 29, 2013 9:10AM EDT: Crew members of Expedition 37 attached Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft onto the Harmony node of the International Space Station ahead of schedule this morning at 8:44 a.m. EDT. The spacecraft is delivering about 1,300 pounds of cargo to the orbiting...

New Trio Arrive At Space Station After Wednesday Afternoon Launch
2013-09-26 06:43:34

[ Watch the Video: Expedition 37 Arrives at Station, Docks to Poisk ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three new Expedition 37 crew members arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) early Thursday morning after lifting off in their Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday. NASA’s Mike Hopkins and Russian Federal Space Agency’s (Roscosmos) Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy were welcomed aboard the Space Station at...

2013-09-24 10:38:48

NASA Television will provide extensive coverage live from Kazakhstan of the Sept. 25 launch of three crew members of Expedition 37-38, as they begin their journey to the International Space Station. Michael Hopkins of NASA and Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will depart from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 4:58 p.m. EDT (2:58 a.m. Kazakh time Sept. 26) aboard a Soyuz spacecraft headed for the space station. NASA Television coverage will begin at...

2013-09-13 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide extensive coverage live from Kazakhstan of the Sept. 25 launch of three crew members of Expedition 37-38, as they begin their journey to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Michael Hopkins of NASA and Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will depart from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 4:58 p.m. EDT (2:58...

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,...