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2011-05-18 10:53:55

After a brief postponement due to some electrical problems on the space shuttle Endeavour, the latest Earth vs Space chess match is now under way.

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2011-04-29 07:10:00

NASA astronauts Greg Chamitoff and Greg H Johnson, who will launch into space Friday, April 29, are challenging the people of Earth to a chess rematch.

2008-10-27 00:05:00

In this day and age, people engage in their right to vote from all over the world. But this Nov. 4, few ballots will have traveled as far as those cast by two NASA astronauts.

2008-09-26 17:46:46

It will be Earth vs. space in a unique chess match, and you can help Earth win. NASA and the U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) are teaming up to host the first public chess match between International Space Station astronaut Greg Chamitoff and the inhabitants of the Earth, beginning Monday, Sept. 29.

2008-06-27 15:01:55

By Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 27--BURLESON -- Makayla Graham had always wondered what astronauts eat in space. She got her answer Thursday during a live downlink with Greg Chamitoff, flight engineer of Expedition 17 at the international space station.

2008-05-31 06:35:41

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's shuttle Discovery and its seven-astronaut crew are poised to rocket spaceward this afternoon carrying the largest laboratory ever built for the International Space Station. Discovery is counting down toward a 5:02 p.m.


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