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WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the
And we have liftoff! A Soyuz TMA-16M rocket carrying NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka is en route to the International Space Station, marking the beginning of the Year in Space mission.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is preparing to begin his long-anticipated Year In Space mission, as he and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka are scheduled to depart for the International Space Station on at 3:42pm Eastern on Friday afternoon.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold two briefings Thursday, Jan.
Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins began a spacewalk on Tuesday to retrieve a spare pump module from an external stowage platform and install it in the currently vacated slot to restore full cooling capability for the complex.
The first of three spacewalks required to fix issues with one of the International Space Station’s (ISS) external coolant systems is scheduled to begin shortly after 7am EDT Saturday morning, NASA officials have confirmed.
After being carried to the International Space Station 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.
Russian cosmonauts wrapped up a nearly six-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday.
Three astronauts returned safely to Earth on Sunday after completing a four-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...
Ivan Bella is a Slovak Air Force officer who became the first Slovak citizen to fly in space. He was born on May 25, 1964 in Brezno, Czechoslovakia. He graduated from BanskÃ¡ Bystrica, a military high school, in 1983. He earned his pilot license, and he then went to a Military Aviation University SNP, where he graduated in 1987. In 1993 he was stationed to serve on the 33rd air base flying Mig-21 and Su-22 fighters. Five years later he headed to Russia for space mission training. In August...
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