Latest International Space Station program Stories

2013-01-19 08:23:33

Students from two schools, one in Iowa and the other in New York, are the winners of the International Space Station (ISS) Science Challenge, NASA announced Friday. Challenge winners from North Tama Elementary in Traer, Iowa, and Madison Elementary in Massena, N.Y., are being inspired to learn more about the space station's cutting-edge research by designing programs to teach others about specific experiments and what scientists are hoping to learn. This pilot program was created by Darcie...

2013-01-09 10:53:53

NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will hold two news conferences Thursday, Jan. 17, to preview the upcoming Expedition 35 and 36 missions aboard the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's website will carry the briefings live. At 11 a.m. CST (noon EST), the International Space Station Program and Science Overview briefing will cover mission priorities and objectives. These will include several visiting spacecraft, such as multiple Russian Progress resupply...

2012-11-28 16:40:28

NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will hold two briefings on Wednesday, Dec. 5, beginning at 8 a.m. CST, to preview the upcoming yearlong expedition by two crew members aboard the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's website will carry the briefings live. Scott Kelly of NASA and Mikhail Kornienko of Roscosmos will launch to the station in early 2015 to begin a yearlong stay aboard the orbiting laboratory. This will be the longest time an...

Yearlong ISS Mission Approved
2012-10-07 10:00:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online In order to collect scientific data needed to allow astronauts to depart for new destinations in the Solar System, two crew members will be spending an entire year living on the International Space Station (ISS). The project, which was officially announced by NASA officials on Friday, is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2015. As part of the mission, one American astronaut and one Russian cosmonaut will live on board the...

SpaceX Dragon Capsule
2012-09-21 11:17:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With one successful launch and docking of a capsule to the orbiting science station under its belt, SpaceX is moving ahead quickly on the next planned mission to use its Dragon capsule to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) with half a ton of supplies, reports Zeenews and NASA. October 7 is the date penciled in by NASA for the first of twelve contracted US cargo resupply missions to the ISS, writes Shane McGlaun for...

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