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2011-02-27 05:35:00

International Space Station (ISS) commander Scott Kelly asked "What took you guys so long?" as space shuttle Discovery arrived at the space station for the final time. Discovery should have met up with the ISS in November, but complications with its fuel tank brought on months of delays.  "Yeah, I don't know, we kind of waited until like the last two seconds," shuttle commander Steven Lindsey replied when entering the ISS. The two spacecraft met up 220 miles above Australia. ...

2009-03-18 15:11:51

The astronauts on space shuttle Discovery are primed for rendezvous and docking operations that will link their ship to the International Space Station this afternoon and deliver a new crew member. The crew was awakened at 8:44 a.m. CDT with "Radio Exercise," performed by the Tokyo Broadcast Children's Choir. The song traditionally accompanies exercise for Japanese schoolchildren, and was played for astronaut Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, who's to become his...

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2009-03-18 13:26:52

Mission Control Center, Houston, Texas -- The astronauts on space shuttle Discovery are primed for rendezvous and docking operations that will link their ship to the International Space Station this afternoon and deliver a new crew member. The crew was awakened at 8:44 a.m. CDT with "Radio Exercise," performed by the Tokyo Broadcast Children's Choir. The song traditionally accompanies exercise for Japanese schoolchildren, and was played for astronaut Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace...

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2009-03-17 11:58:22

The astronauts on space shuttle Discovery are primed for rendezvous and docking operations that will link their ship to the International Space Station this afternoon and deliver a new crew member. The crew was awakened at 8:44 a.m. CDT with "Radio Exercise," performed by the Tokyo Broadcast Children's Choir. The song traditionally accompanies exercise for Japanese schoolchildren, and was played for astronaut Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, who's to become his...

2008-01-31 07:05:58

Five years after NASA's shuttle Columbia disintegrated during reentry and killed seven astronauts, the agency looks to test new safety features even beyond the upcoming launch of the Atlantis orbiter. Columbia was lost in 2003 after a piece of foam insulation fell off the external fuel tank and struck the shuttle's wing during launch. That allowed hot gas to seep into the wing as the shuttle later reentered the atmosphere, with catastrophic results. NASA spent the next two and a half...


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