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Two residents of the International Space Station will conduct a pair of spacewalks in the coming weeks to prepare the Russian segment of the station for future assembly work.
Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk in space, marked his 75 birthday Saturday with a telegram from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
Spacewalkers during the fourth walk of the last Hubble servicing mission experienced troubles trying to dislodge a balky bolt interfering with repairs on Sunday.
NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski is leaving the agency to take a job in the private sector. Parazynski, a medical doctor, is a veteran of five space shuttle flights and seven spacewalks.
Astronauts Joseph Acaba and Richard Arnold ventured outside the International Space Station on Monday for the third and final spacewalk of shuttle Discovery.
The crew aboard the International Space Station maneuvered the station and the shuttle Discovery Sunday to avoid space debris, the US space agency said.
The STS-119 mission of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station approached the halfway point with focus yesterday on the second spacewalk to prepare the complex for future assembly flights and arrival in the fall of a new cargo-carrying spacecraft â€“ Japanâ€™s H-II Transfer Vehicle.
On March 19th, astronauts onboard the International Space Station checked themselves for microbes before stepping outside on a space walk.
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand equipment is playing a key role in NASA's STS-119 mission to the International Space Station. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
This was the first flight of Endeavour. Endeavour launched on May 7, 1992 at 7:40 PM EDT and Landed at Edwards AFB on May 16 at 1:57 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 141 times at an inclination of 28.35 degrees at an altitude of 195 nautical miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes, and 38 seconds. A satellite was moved to a corrected orbit using three spacewalks. A fourth spacewalk was conducted as practice for assembling Space Station Freedom. The INTELSAT VI (F-3) satellite,...
Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...
Aleksandr Kaleri is a Russian cosmonaut and veteran of extended stays on the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station. He was born Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri on May 13, 1956 in Russia. In 1979, Kaleri graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology as a specialist in Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control. After his graduation, he was hired by the Energia Corporation and began his work on the Mir space station, helping with the development of design and engineering...
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