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2009-11-24 15:17:57

NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec 1.

2009-11-24 05:35:00

The 12 crew members onboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis will prepare to part today.

2009-10-15 07:00:00

Ministers from the 29 European Space Agency and European Union Member States will meet in Prague on October 23 for the 1st EU-ESA International Conference on Human Space Exploration, to prepare a roadmap leading to the definition of a common vision and strategic planning for space exploration.

2009-10-12 07:35:00

ESA astronaut Frank De Winne became the first European commander of the International Space Station this morning with the departure of Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka who had filled this role since April. De Winne is the first non-American and non-Russian to take on this role.

2009-09-30 06:10:00

The next residents of the International Space Station launched into orbit aboard a Soyuz spacecraft Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

2009-09-23 10:15:00

The European Space Agency says astronaut Frank De Winne has tested a wearable computer system while changing an International Space Station filter.

2009-09-22 08:43:09

Life aboard the International Space Station is hard work. Crewmembers have a multiplicity of complex tasks, potentially involving thousands of tools, components and other items.

2009-09-21 06:55:00

A Europe-wide education event today links ESA astronaut Frank De Winne on the International Space Station with hundreds of schoolchildren in several European cities.

2009-09-18 08:39:50

The unpiloted Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) arrived at the International Space Station Thursday and was attached at 6:26 pm EDT using the station’s robotic arm.

2009-09-02 07:29:17

Frank De Winne, on the International Space Station, is keen to answer your questions personally via ESA’s YouTube channel.

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2012-01-13 17:47:21

Frank De Winne is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He was born Frank Viscount De Winne on April 25, 1961 in Ledeberg, Belgium. He is married to Lena Clarke and has three children from a previous marriage. He enjoys football, concerts, and gastronomy. In 1979, he graduated from the Royal School of Cadets, and in 1984, he graduated from the Royal Military Academy with a Master of Science degree in Engineering. In 1991, after graduating from the Belgian Air Component at...

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