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HOUSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Space Station crew is awaiting the arrival of three new members that will usher in an era of six-person crews aboard the orbiting laboratory.
Flight Engineers Roman Romanenko, Frank De Winne and Robert Thirsk of the 20th International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-15 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:34 am EDT Wednesday to begin a six-month stay in space.
Three astronauts are preparing for a journey to the recently expanded International Space Station on Wednesday.
Astronauts set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) later this month said Thursday that building a new dinner table to accommodate the stationâ€™s expanded six-person permanent crew would be a top priority.
European astronaut Frank De Winne is preparing for a trip to the International Space Station that will result in him becoming the first European commander to take charge of a crew aboard the orbiting outpost.
NASA will discuss the inauguration of six-person crew operations aboard the International Space Station in a briefing scheduled for 1 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 6, at the Johnson Space Center.
The 19th crew to live aboard the International Space Station was launched into space Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the crew -- U.S.
In May 2009, Frank De Winne, of Belgian nationality and a member of the European Astronaut Corps, will fly to the International Space Station at the start of his six-month mission.
ESA astronaut Frank De Winne is set to become the first European Commander of the International Space Station.
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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