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2015-04-21 12:23:21

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of one cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) and the arrival

2015-04-14 16:21:35

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research that will help prepare NASA astronauts and robotic explorers for future missions to Mars is among the two tons of cargo now on its way

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2015-04-12 10:09:10

After a failed attempt to land the rocket on a barge, SpaceX will make another attempt at landing the Falcon 9 and its Dragon capsule. We are holding our breaths!

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2014-11-05 08:32:53

As the investigation into last week’s failure of the Orbital Sciences Antares rocket continued on Wednesday, the Dulles, Virginia-based firm announced revised plans to complete cargo deliveries to the ISS under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services.

2014-10-22 12:21:46

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Soyuz launch
2014-09-26 03:00:33

NASA astronaut Butch Wilmore and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova joined their Expedition 41 crewmates when the hatches between the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft and the International Space Station officially opened at 1:06 a.m. EDT.

Orion crew and service module
2014-09-11 16:21:01

NASA is making steady progress on its Orion spacecraft, completing several milestones this week at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for the capsule's first trip to space in December.

Expedition 40 Soyuz TMA-12M Landing
2014-09-11 00:20:11

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Wednesday after 169 days of science and technology research in space, including a record 82 hours of research in a single week, which happened in July.

ISS Progress 55 cargo craft
2014-07-22 03:55:05

A Russian space freighter departed the International Space Station Monday, clearing the way for the next express delivery of cargo on Wednesday.


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

International Space Station -- Continuing on from the United States' Skylab and Russia's Mir, the International Space Station (ISS) represents a permanent human presence in space. The space station is located in orbit around the Earth at an altitude of approximately 386 km, a type of orbit usually termed low Earth orbit. (The actual height varies over time by several kilometres due to atmospheric drag and reboosts.) It is serviced primarily by the Space Shuttle, and Soyuz and Progress...

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