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2009-05-13 14:55:00

Two new Canadian astronauts are to begin human spaceflight training at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, the Canadian Space Agency said Wednesday.

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2009-05-07 13:51:11

Astronauts set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) later this month said Thursday that building a new dinner table to accommodate the station’s expanded six-person permanent crew would be a top priority.

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2009-04-08 07:15:00

Two members of the 18th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station and a spaceflight participant returned to Earth at 2:16 am CDT Wednesday.

2009-04-08 03:39:00

HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two members of the 18th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station and a spaceflight participant returned to Earth at 2:16 a.m. CDT Wednesday.

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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.

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.

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2009-02-26 14:15:00

NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 pm CST on Wednesday, March 4, with the four future residents of the International Space Station who will usher in an era of six-person crews living aboard the orbiting research laboratory.

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2009-01-30 08:35:00

NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 pm CST, Wednesday, March 4, with the International Space Station residents who will usher in an era of six-person crews.

2009-01-30 06:48:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 p.m.

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2008-11-21 12:54:57

ESA astronaut Frank De Winne is set to become the first European Commander of the International Space Station.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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