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2009-08-11 15:20:37

U.S. astronaut Nicole Stott is scheduled to make her first journey into orbit to spend three months aboard the International Space Station, NASA said. She will be aboard space shuttle Discovery when it launches Aug. 25 at 1:36 a.m. EDT from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Stott, a native of Clearwater, Fla., is one of seven astronauts who will be involved in the 13-day STS-128 mission that will deliver science and storage racks, a freezer to store research samples, a new sleeping...

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2009-03-03 14:20:12

The International Space Station Program has announced a change in how two future crew members will return home. NASA astronaut Nicole Stott and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk will swap seats on the space shuttle and Russian Soyuz spacecraft to help ensure a timely homecoming for Thirsk. Thirsk will launch to the station on a Soyuz in May and return to Earth on that same vehicle in November, instead of aboard space shuttle Atlantis at the end of the STS-129 mission. Stott, who...

2009-03-03 09:30:00

HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Space Station Program has announced a change in how two future crew members will return home. NASA astronaut Nicole Stott and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk will swap seats on the space shuttle and Russian Soyuz spacecraft to help ensure a timely homecoming for Thirsk. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Thirsk will launch to the station on a Soyuz in May and return to Earth on that same...


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