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Successful ISS Spacewalk
2013-07-09 14:18:27

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) completed a spacewalk on Tuesday, during which they performed a routine maintenance on the orbiting laboratory.

2013-04-24 12:37:19

NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) test bed has begun its experiments after completing its checkout on the International Space Station.

2011-06-02 08:00:00

If art is in the eye of the beholder, then space aficionados may hail the International Space Station as a technological masterpiece.

2011-04-27 09:13:33

When space shuttle Endeavour is launched on April 29, it will carry six experiments developed over the last ten years at NASA's Glenn Research Center to the International Space Station.

2010-05-19 08:27:19

Satellite systems in space keyed to detect nuclear events and environmental gasses currently face a kind of data logjam because their increasingly powerful sensors produce more information than their available bandwidth can easily transmit.

2010-02-05 11:15:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

2010-01-22 13:49:32

NASA is inviting student teams nationwide to design and build an experiment or technology demonstration to be sent to the near space environment of the stratosphere, an altitude of 100,000 feet.

2009-12-07 15:45:00

The Materials on the International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) 7, designed and built by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), launched aboard STS-129 on November 16, for transport to the International Space Station.

2009-11-23 07:10:46

The combined 12-member crew of Atlantis and the International Space Station will move the last of this mission’s spare hardware during the third and final spacewalk today.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.