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2014-02-26 12:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a teleconference at 2 p.m. EST today to discuss the findings of an investigation into the July 2013 spacewalk at the International Space Station when water built up in an astronaut's spacesuit helmet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Telecon participants are: -- Chris Hansen, chairman of the Mishap Investigation Board -- William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for NASA's Human...

2014-01-08 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orbital Sciences has confirmed it will proceed with a launch attempt from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. at 1:07 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 9 of its cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, pending closeout of all remaining prelaunch reviews and tests. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) NASA Television launch coverage begins at 12:45 p.m. A post-launch news...

NASA Regains Communications With Space Station After Morning Disruption
2013-02-19 15:10:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA said it has finally regained connection with the International Space Station (ISS) after a technical issue caused a connection loss between the orbiting lab and the American space agency. Flight controllers were updating software on board the space station's flight computers when one of the orbiting laboratory's data relay systems broke down, according to the BBC. NASA said it was only able to communicate with the...

Severed Cable Drops Russia's Communication With Space Station
2012-11-14 17:25:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA said on Wednesday that a cut found in Russia's communications link with the International Space Station was not serious. The US space agency added that the problem would likely be fixed within an hour, and that it is an occasional issue. "It is a cut communications cable outside of the mission control center in Moscow. That happened before. It happens from time to time," NASA spokesman Josh Byerly said in a statement to...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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