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Space Station Astronauts Successfully Return To Earth
2013-03-16 08:43:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Following a brief weather-related delay, three members of the Expedition 34 crew have successfully returned to Earth, NASA officials announced late Friday night. International Space Station (ISS) commander Kevin Ford of NASA and Commander Evgeny Tarelkin and Flight Engineer Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) landed at an airfield northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, at 10:10pm CDT Friday night...

2012-11-27 19:52:47

Students and educators from Stillwater Public Schools and pre-service teachers who are pursuing education degrees from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., will speak with Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford aboard the International Space Station at 12:30 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 30. Students will ask Ford questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting laboratory during an even at the university. Media representatives are invited to attend. The conversation will be...

2012-11-27 12:20:34

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students and educators from Stillwater Public Schools and pre-service teachers who are pursuing education degrees from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., will speak with Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford aboard the International Space Station at 12:30 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 30. Students will ask Ford questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting laboratory during an even at the university. (Logo:...

New Trio Joins Expedition 33 Astronauts Aboard Space Station
2012-10-26 08:21:53

[NASA VIDEO: New Crewmates Welcomed Aboard Station] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After successfully docking the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft to the Poisk module at 8:29 a.m. EDT Thursday morning, Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams and Flight Engineers Aki Hoshide and Yuri Malenchenko welcomed the new trio of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Flight Engineers Kevin Ford, Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin arrived at the space lab after...

2012-10-23 07:21:04

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Evgeny Tarelkin and Oleg Novitskiy launched aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on their mission to the International Space Station at 5:51 a.m. CDT Tuesday (4:51 p.m. Kazakhstan time). The trio lifted off from Site 31 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. This is the first time in 28 years the pad has been used for human spaceflight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO...

Roscosmos Launches New Trio To Space Station
2012-10-23 08:29:52

[WATCH VIDEO: New Trio Launches To Join Expedition 33] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russian space agency Roscosmos launched three new International Space Station (ISS) crew members at 6:51 a.m. (5:51 p.m. local time) on Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The three passengers, Flight Engineers Kevin Ford, Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin, will remain in orbit for a few days before docking with the station´s Poisk module at 8:35 a.m....

2012-10-18 10:08:30

NASA Television will provide live coverage of next week's launch and docking of the next trio of crew members who will fly to the International Space Station. Expedition 33/34 NASA Flight Engineer Kevin Ford, Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin are scheduled to launch in their Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft at 5:51 a.m. CDT (4:51 p.m. Baikonur time) Tuesday, Oct. 23, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV launch coverage will begin at 4:30 a.m., and...

2012-09-27 06:21:08

HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Kevin Ford of Indiana, making final preparations for an October launch to the International Space Station at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Star City, Russia, will be available for live satellite interviews from 5 to 6 a.m. CDT Friday, Oct. 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The interviews will originate from Star City, and will be preceded at 4:30 a.m. by a video b-roll feed of Ford's...

2010-07-08 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners, the Russia Federal Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), have assigned four new International Space Station crews. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The crews include NASA astronauts Joe Acaba, Sunita Williams and Kevin Ford. Acaba was born in Inglewood, Calif., and raised in Anaheim,...

2010-07-08 14:58:38

NASA and its international partners, the Russia Federal Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), have assigned four new International Space Station crews. The crews include NASA astronauts Joe Acaba, Sunita Williams and Kevin Ford. Acaba was born in Inglewood, Calif., and raised in Anaheim, Calif. Williams was born in Euclid, Ohio, but considers Needham, Mass., her hometown. Ford was born in Portland, Ind., and considers Montpelier, Ind., his hometown. Russian cosmonaut...