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Two Expedition 40 spacewalkers, clad in Russian Orlan spacesuits, wrapped up a 5-hour, 11-minute excursion outside the International Space Station at 3:13 p.m. EDT Monday.
The ISS Progress 54 resupply spacecraft, loaded with 2.8 tons of cargo, automatically docked to the International Space Station’s Pirs docking compartment at 5:22 p.m. EST Wednesday
After being carried to the International Space Station 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.
Two Expedition 36 cosmonauts successfully completed the first of two planned spacewalks to prepare the International Space Station (ISS) for the future arrival of a Russian laboratory module.
Six hours after a Saturday afternoon launch (4:45 pm EDT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a Russian cargo ship successfully docked with the International Space Station.
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of one Russian cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, July 25 and the launch and docking of another to the station Saturday, July 27.
NASA Television will provide live coverage when two members of the Expedition 36 crew venture outside the International Space Station on Monday, June 24.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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