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2009-11-12 12:35:00

Russia's space agency said Thursday that its spacecraft carrying a new research module has arrived at the International Space Station. Russia launched a cargo ship carrying the Poisk ("Quest") Mini-Research Module-2 on Tuesday in its efforts to resume construction on the ISS after a decade of economic problems that kept the space agency from any development on the orbiting outpost. The cargo ship was also carrying about 850 kg of food, water, oxygen and other various equipment for crew...

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2009-11-05 13:15:00

NASA Television will air the docking of the newest Russian module to the International Space Station starting at 9 a.m. CST Nov. 12. The Mini Research Module-2, known as "Poisk," which means "explore" in Russian, will deliver 1,800 pounds of cargo to the station. Poisk is scheduled to automatically dock to the station's Zvezda Service Module at 9:44 a.m. The 8-ton module is scheduled to launch at 8:22 a.m. Nov. 10 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The combination docking port and...

2009-11-05 11:32:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the docking of the newest Russian module to the International Space Station starting at 9 a.m. CST Nov. 12. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The Mini Research Module-2, known as "Poisk," which means "explore" in Russian, will deliver 1,800 pounds of cargo to the station. Poisk is scheduled to automatically dock to the station's Zvezda Service Module at 9:44 a.m. The 8-ton module is...

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2009-06-05 09:50:00

International Space Station Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mike Barratt completed a spacewalk at 8:46 a.m. EDT Friday to prepare the Zvezda service module for the arrival of a new Russian module. The spacewalk was the seventh for Padalka and the first for Barratt. The spacewalkers installed docking antennas, a docking target and electrical connectors for the Kurs automated rendezvous equipment. Barratt then rode on the end of the Strela boom, a manually operated crane, to take...

2009-06-01 13:08:00

HOUSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two residents of the International Space Station will conduct a pair of spacewalks in the coming weeks to prepare the Russian segment of the station for future assembly work. The activities will be broadcast live on NASA Television and previewed in a briefing originating from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, June 4, at 8:30 a.m. CDT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The briefing participants are: -...

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2009-06-01 14:26:17

The U.S. space agency says it plans to televise one of two spacewalks planned this month by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the spacewalks are planned to prepare the Russian segment of the station for future assembly work. Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka and astronaut Mike Barratt will don Russian spacesuits Friday for a spacewalk out of the Pirs docking compartment's airlock. NASA TV coverage of the event will...

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2009-06-01 13:25:35

Two residents of the International Space Station will conduct a pair of spacewalks in the coming weeks to prepare the Russian segment of the station for future assembly work. The activities will be broadcast live on NASA Television and previewed in a briefing originating from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, June 4, at 8:30 a.m. CDT. The briefing participants are: - Courtenay McMillan, Expedition 20 lead flight director, Johnson Space Center - David Korth, Expedition 20 EVA...


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