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Mars Phobos-Grunt Probe Has Finally Responded To Signals
2011-11-23 08:00:32

Russia’s Phobos-Grunt space probe, lost in Earth’s orbit for the past two weeks, has finally responded to a signal from space officials working for the European Space Agency (ESA).

Expedition 29 Space Station Trio Lands Safely In Kazakhstan
2011-11-22 08:14:05

Three astronauts living aboard the International Space Station for the past six months safely touched down in Kazakhstan Monday, leaving three others aboard the orbiting complex until another crew is sent on December 21.

New Crew Aboard The International Space Station
2011-11-16 09:27:24

Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut has docked successfully with the International Space Station (ISS).

New Crew Headed To International Space Station
2011-11-14 06:54:09

An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts were launched successfully on Monday to return a full crew to the International Space Station (ISS), the first manned launching since the US shuttle program retired in July.

Manned Flights To ISS Scheduled To Resume Sunday Night
2011-11-13 09:55:20

Manned Russian space flights are scheduled to resume today, with two cosmonauts and one American astronaut scheduled to depart for the International Space Station (ISS) onboard a Soyuz rocket shortly after 11pm EST this evening.

Deadline Passes, Still No Communication with Russian Mars Probe
2011-11-12 11:33:05

After another failed attempt to make contact with the Phobos-Grunt probe, reports have surfaced that the Roscosmos will abandon the $160 million satellite to its fate.

Successful Docking For China's Unmanned Mission
2011-11-03 09:39:10

China’s unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft docked successfully early on Thursday with the Tiangong-1 space lab module, taking the country to new heights in the hopes of giving its astronauts a long-term presence in space.

Resupply Craft Arrives At ISS
2011-11-02 13:08:43

NASA said on Wednesday that a new Russian resupply craft arrived at the International Space Station.

Successful Sunday Launch For Russian Cargo Freighter
2011-10-31 04:10:39

Sunday morning's scheduled launch of an unmanned Roscosmos cargo ship went off without a hitch, marking the first successful liftoff since an August crash led to concerns over the future of Russian space travel.

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2011-10-29 15:11:00

A Russian freighter bound for the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled to launch early Sunday morning.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.