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2015-05-12 16:21:19

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners agreed Tuesday to set a new schedule for spacecraft traffic to and from the International Space Station.

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2015-05-07 09:02:50

An out-of-control Russian spacecraft that had been on its way to the International Space Station for a routine delivery of supplies is expected to fall back to Earth and burn up in the atmosphere Friday, according to media reports published Wednesday.

ISS 2.0
2015-03-30 09:27:02

Mere hours after a NASA astronaut and a Roscosmos cosmonaut blasted off on a mission that will see the international colleagues spend a year on the International Space Station, rumors that their two countries were collaborating on the station’s successor surfaced on Saturday.

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2015-03-01 14:17:36

Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, has pledged support for the International Space Station (ISS) through 2024, but will look to build its own orbiting base after that time.

2014-11-10 23:08:16

In response to the recent proposal from the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to appropriate the best mining sites on the South Pole of the Moon, Shackleton Energy Company is urging industry

Expedition 41 Soyuz TMA-13M Landing
2014-11-10 03:43:57

Expedition 41 Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman of NASA, Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency and Commander Maxim Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) landed their Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EST on Sunday.

India’s Space Program Faces Challenges, Even After Mangalyaan Success
2014-09-28 07:54:20

When the Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan (MOM) successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet, it was a defining moment for the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) – but as media reports published late last week revealed, it also shed light on some of the challenges facing the country’s fledgling space program.

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2014-09-24 06:10:06

Just days after NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft successfully entered orbit around Mars, a probe designed and built in India remains on pace to arrive at the Red Planet on Wednesday morning.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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