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2014-06-06 20:20:18

Presentation Highlights Mission, Vital Research Conducted aboard Orbiting Laboratory WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, recently returned from living and working aboard the International Space Station, will give an open-media, presentation Tuesday, June 10, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO At 11:45 am EDT, Hopkins and Dr. Stephen Katz, director of...

2014-03-14 16:20:31

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, who returned to Earth March 10 after 166 days aboard the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite media interviews from 7-8 a.m. EDT Thursday, March 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Hopkins began his extended stay in space after launching to the station Sept. 25, 2013. During his time aboard the ISS, Hopkins and his crewmates spent hundreds of hours...

Expedition 38 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan After 166 Days On ISS
2014-03-11 10:30:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, along with his Russian colleagues Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy safely landed in Kazakhstan at 11:24 p.m. EDT on Monday – ending Expedition 38 aboard the International Space Station, according to a statement from the American space agency. The return marked the end of a first trip into space for both Hopkins and Ryazanskiy that lasted 166 days. For his part, Hopkins executed a couple of spacewalks that...

Expedition 38 Trio Prepares To Depart International Space Station
2014-03-10 12:54:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Crewmembers on board the International Space Station (ISS) conduct a change of command ceremony and prepare to leave the orbiting laboratory and head back to Earth after their nearly six-month stint in space. Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Mike Hopkins and Sergey Ryazanskiy will be leaving behind their crewmates and boarding their Soyuz spacecraft on Monday evening after spending 166 days in space. The men practiced...

2014-02-25 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crew members of Expedition 38, currently aboard the International Space Station, will make space-to-Earth connections with students and faculty in Pennsylvania and Missouri this week to share what it is like to live and work in space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Both calls will be broadcast on NASA Television and live-streamed on the agency's website. Students from Temple University's School of...

2014-02-03 16:20:50

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seeking fitness inspiration? NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio, along with four fitness professionals and athletes, will share workout tips during a special Google+ Hangout from space at 12:15 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Hangout can be seen live on NASA's Google+ page or on NASA Television. In addition to Hopkins and Mastracchio, participants are: --...

Expedition 38 Crew To Help Ring In The New Year At Times Square
2013-12-31 06:08:32

[ Watch the Video: Tune In For New Year's Greetings From NASA Astronauts ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Three astronauts currently serving on board the International Space Station (ISS) will help NASA send New Year’s greetings to those attending Tuesday evening’s festivities at Times Square in New York, the US space agency has announced. NASA's Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins, as well as Expedition 38 crewmate Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace...

Expedition 38 Crew Members Take A Christmas Eve Spacewalk
2013-12-24 13:23:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the International Space Station spent part of their Christmas Eve spying on Santa from outside the orbiting laboratory. Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins conducted a nearly 7-and-a-half-hour spacewalk on Tuesday to retrieve a spare pump module from an external stowage platform and install it in the currently vacated slot to restore full cooling capability for the complex. The astronauts performed a...

spacewalk eva
2013-12-21 12:00:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Saturday’s extra-vehicular activity (EVA) procedure, the first in a series required to correct issues with a cooling system located outside the International Space Station (ISS) proved to be more successful than NASA had initially anticipated. During the spacewalk, Expedition 38 crew members Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins intended to set up their worksite on the S1 truss and disconnect a 780-pound degraded pump module from...

New Trio Arrive At Space Station After Wednesday Afternoon Launch
2013-09-26 06:43:34

[ Watch the Video: Expedition 37 Arrives at Station, Docks to Poisk ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three new Expedition 37 crew members arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) early Thursday morning after lifting off in their Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday. NASA’s Mike Hopkins and Russian Federal Space Agency’s (Roscosmos) Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy were welcomed aboard the Space Station at...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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