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Expedition 37 Crew Took Olympic Torch For A Spacewalk Saturday
2013-11-10 05:45:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After being carried to the International Space Station (ISS) by three new crew members of Expedition 38 a few days earlier, the 2014 Winter Games’ Olympic Torch was carried outside the orbiting lab for a spacewalk on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Expedition 37 Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy opened the hatch on the Pirs docking compartment at 9:34 am EST for what was to be a nearly six-hour-long spacewalk for space...

Nine Astronauts Now Aboard Space Station After New Trio Arrive
2013-11-07 14:10:13

[ Watch the video: New Crew Arrives At Space Station ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a late night launch on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Russia, the Soyuz TMA-11M capsule, carrying three astronauts, docked with the International Space Station (ISS) just over six hours later, at 5:27 am EST on Thursday, November 7. Bringing the Olympic torch along for the ride, Expedition 38 crew members Mikhail Tyurin, Koichi Wakata and Rick Mastracchio joined...

Olympic Torch Headed For Space, ISS Spacewalk
2013-11-06 18:32:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While the Olympic torch’s trip from Greece to Sochi, Russia in time for the 2014 winter games might not seem like the longest or most interesting journey, Olympic organizers have decided to take the scenic route – all the way to the International Space Station. A three-man, multinational crew will liftoff from Kazakhstan at 11:14 pm EST aboard a Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft with the Olympic torch. The team is then slated to dock...

After Monday Morning Departure, Albert Einstein Plans Return Home
2013-10-28 07:35:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online “Albert Einstein” had a good run in space, but now it is time to return home. Technically known as the ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-4), Albert Einstein has been docked with the International Space Station (ISS) since June. After a successful release from the orbiting lab’s Zvezda service module at 4:55 a.m. EDT Monday morning, it will begin making the voyage back to Earth. The departure of Einstein...

Olympic Torch Goes To Space
2013-06-25 14:18:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Russian space agency Roscosmos announced on Monday it will be scaling back its plans to take the famous Olympic torch relay into orbit. The head of Roscosmos, Vladimir Popovkin, signed an agreement with the president of the Organizing Committee for the 2014 Olympics, Dmitry Chernyshenko, to begin the framework of a special project to bring the relay to space. The plan now is to bring the torch into space aboard the International...

2013-01-15 09:52:45

NASA and its international partners have named several future International Space Station expedition crews. They include NASA astronauts Steve Swanson, Reid Wiseman, Barry Wilmore and Terry Virts. Swanson was born in Syracuse, N.Y., but considers Steamboat Springs, Colo., his hometown. Wiseman is from Baltimore and is a commander in the U.S. Navy. Wilmore, a captain in the U.S. Navy, is from Mount Juliet, Tenn. Virts, a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, was born in Baltimore, but considers...


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Vladimir Dezhurov
2012-09-03 07:41:01

Vladimir Dezhurov is a former Russian cosmonaut who has performed nine spacewalks. He was born Vladimir Nikolayevich Dezhurov on July 30, 1962 in Yavas, Zubovo-Polyansky District, Mordovia, Russia. Dezhurov attended the S.I. Gritsevits Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School, where he graduated with a pilot engineer’s diploma in 1983. After graduating, Dezhurov served as a pilot and senior pilot in the Russian Air Force. In 1987, he was assigned to the Cosmonaut Training Center, where he...

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