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Elementary, middle and high school students will have the opportunity to speak with Expedition 31 flight engineers Don Pettit, Joseph Acaba and André Kuipers aboard the International Space Station at 10:35 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 26.
Students at Junction Avenue K-8 School in Livermore, Calif., will speak with Expedition 31 flight engineers Don Pettit, Joseph Acaba and André Kuipers aboard the International Space Station at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 6. Media representatives are invited to attend.
International Space Station crew members will answer questions from reporters following the scheduled hatch opening of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.
A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts lifted off for the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft to join up with their three Expedition 31 crew mates already on the orbiting space lab, according to NASA.
American astronaut Joseph Acaba says he has chosen Smokey the Bear, the mascot of the United States Forest Service, as the mascot for the new crew heading to the International Space Station.
Space shuttle Discovery crewmembers prepared for their third and final spacewalk on Monday to try to free a jammed restraint pin that was inserted incorrectly during a venture outside the International Space Station on Saturday.
Two U.S. astronauts spent more than six hours Saturday performing a series of chores outside the International Space Station. The space walk by Steven Swanson and Joseph Acaba ended with difficulties maneuvering a cargo platform, CBS News reported.
The second spacewalk of the first space shuttle mission of the year begins today on board a space station with two new solar array wings ready to start supplying electricity.
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