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2014-09-24 02:30:19

Plant biology investigations called Petri Plants explore the fundamental genetic mechanisms plants use to adapt to a microgravity environment.

2014-06-17 12:20:52

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced grant awards for five projects focused on remote

ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Expedition 39, Prepare For Return To Earth
2014-05-13 09:43:10

After nearly six months aboard the International Space Station, three Expedition 39 astronauts wrap up their mission and prepare to return home to Earth.

2014-04-29 16:21:13

Leading Proxy Advisor ISS Recommends Shareholders Support Teamster Proposal to Address Dual Class Stock Structure; Withhold Votes from Incumbent Audit Committee Directors WASHINGTON,

2014-02-19 12:21:28

Two Hour Special Premieres Friday, March 14 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT WASHINGTON, Feb.

ESA's ATV Astronaut Trainees Pass With Flying Colors
2014-01-14 10:59:19

ESA has announced that the fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) will be leaving for the International Space Station this summer. ATV Georges Lemaitre will be launched from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Russia's Damaged Progress Cargo Resupply Ship Docks With Space Station
2013-04-26 14:15:20

Despite all odds, Russia's Progress 51 cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday at 8:25 a.m. EDT. A "hard mate" was established when docking hooks were deployed nine minutes later at 8:34 a.m.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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