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2009-03-26 09:20:00

The Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft carrying two astronauts and a space tourist lifted off from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome on Thursday heading for the International Space Station.

2009-03-26 07:03:00

HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 19th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station launched into orbit Thursday morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.

2009-03-25 15:35:00

The two astronauts set to take over the International Space Station (ISS) this week said on Wednesday they felt privileged to be part of the space station crew that will increase to six members in May.

2009-03-24 10:09:31

The crew members on board space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station get a breather from a busy timeline today as they near the end of their joint docked operations and prepare their vehicles for undocking Wednesday.

2009-03-09 13:47:12

NASA Television will air the launch of the next residents of the International Space Station and the return of the current station crew.

2009-03-09 11:00:00

HOUSTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the launch of the next residents of the International Space Station and the return of the current station crew.

2009-03-08 09:10:00

NASA officials will hold a media briefing at 1 pm CDT on Wednesday, March 11, to discuss the 19th long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station.

2009-01-14 12:44:27

NASA will hold a media briefing Thursday, Jan 22, at 1 pm CST, with the next resident crew of the International Space Station.

2008-09-23 21:00:10

STAR CITY, Moscow region.

2005-02-17 07:40:00

When you hear the word "ultrasound" you probably think of pregnant moms and their babies. Add one more to that list: astronauts. Far away from doctors and hospitals, astronauts in space are learning to give themselves checkups using ultrasound.

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Michael Fincke
2012-09-19 14:10:13

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...

2010-11-17 15:15:31

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 Banská 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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