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NASA space shuttle Capcom Tony Antonelli informed Discovery commander Rick Sturckow about a possible conjunction with debris from a portion of an Ariane 5 rocket body.
NASA says astronauts Danny Olivas and Nicole Stott have completed the first spacewalk of space shuttle Discovery's mission to the International Space Station. The astronauts, who began the STS-128 spacewalk at 5:49 p.m. EDT Tuesday, completed their tasks at 12:24 a.m.
NASA says the crews of space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station have started moving eight tons of supplies from the shuttle to the station. European Space Agency astronauts Christer Fuglesang and Frank DeWinne became the first crew members to enter the newly installed Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module early Tuesday.
Two astronauts have completed their fifth and final spacewalk during the US space shuttle Endeavor's rendezvous with the International Space Station, after installing two cameras in Japan's Kibo Laboratory.
After a day of rest, the 13 astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station will shift back into high gear for robotic operations and spacewalk preparations.
The third spacewalk outside the International Space Station yesterday ended after five hours, 59 minutes when a potential problem occurred with the carbon dioxide scrubbing device on one of the spacewalkerâ€™s suits concerned flight controllers in Mission Control.
A day of spacewalking and plumbing repair are in store for the Endeavour and Expedition 20 crews aboard the International Space Station.
NASA plans to conduct a test of space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to make sure repairs were successful. The test will be shown live online by NASA TV beginning at 7 a.m.
The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) is about to get a new "eye-pod."
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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