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The crew of STS-133 closed out space shuttle Discovery's roster of accomplishments with a virtually flawless 13-day flight to attach a new module to the International Space Station and help the residents there outfit the orbiting laboratory for continued research.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A NASA astronaut who spent 199 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is the first recipient of the Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D. Award honoring achievements in space life sciences. Dr.
International Space Station Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt landed their Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft on the steppes of Kazakhstan Sunday, wrapping up a six-month stay.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Space Station Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt landed their Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft on the steppes of Kazakhstan Sunday, wrapping up a six-month stay.
Two space station crewmen worked in a small airlock on Wednesday to rearrange a docking mechanism.
Since the arrival of three new astronauts to the International Space Station on May 29, the orbiting outpost has become home to six crewmembers for the first time in its history.
HOUSTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Moviegoers likely will sit in crowded theaters to watch the new "Star Trek" movie, which premiered on May 8, but not NASA astronaut Michael Barratt.
Flight engineers Koichi Wakata and Michael Barratt worked to complete the maintenance of the stationâ€™s treadmill vibration isolation system Friday. The astronauts spent several days working on the exercise unit to improve its performance after years of on-orbit use.
The Expedition 19 crew focused on maintenance Monday aboard the International Space Station.
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