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HOUSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will discuss the inauguration of six-person crew operations aboard the International Space Station in a briefing scheduled for 1 p.m.
Mike Barratt, Expedition 19 flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, set up and activated a new camera Monday that will provide timely images that farmers, ranchers and foresters can use to better manage their crops and livestock.
The Expedition 19 crew focused on maintenance Monday aboard the International Space Station.
American and Russian astronauts dismissed suggestions on Friday that new rules prevented them from sharing food and equipment onboard the International Space Station, and called their work the "best partnership" in history.
The Expedition 19 crew members aboard the International Space Station focused on science experiments and station maintenance Thursday after the successful undocking and landing of their Expedition 18 counterparts.
Two members of the 18th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station and a spaceflight participant returned to Earth at 2:16 am CDT Wednesday.
HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two members of the 18th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station and a spaceflight participant returned to Earth at 2:16 a.m. CDT Wednesday.
Russian authorities Saturday said cosmonaut Gennady Padalka was to take control of the International Space Station from NASA astronaut Michael Fincke.
Flooding in Kazakhstan has delayed the return of a Soyuz spacecraft from the International Space Station, the Russian agency Roscomos said Friday. The Soyuz TMA-13 is scheduled to land Wednesday, a day later than planned, and further northeast in Kazakhstan, where spring floods inundated the original landing site on the Kazakh steppes, RIA Novosti reported. The spacecraft is carrying U.S.
Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the 19th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-14 to the International Space Station at 9:05 am EDT Saturday.
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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