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Progress 44 Accident And The Consequences For The Space Station
2011-08-31 12:57:29

The six astronauts on the International Space Station are safe and continuing their normal work after the loss of their space-bound cargo craft on 24 August.

Soyuz Failure May Force Crew To Abandon Space Station
2011-08-31 04:43:13

Astronauts may be forced to abandon the International Space Station (ISS) in November if last week’s engine failure of a Russian Soyuz rocket is not diagnosed and fixed.

International Space Station
2011-08-29 09:57:24

Russian news agencies said on Monday that the country's space agency is delaying the return of astronauts from the ISS and the launch of the next mission to the station.

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2011-08-25 12:23:16

Mission Control Moscow reported that communication with the Progress 44 cargo craft was lost 5 minutes, 20 seconds after its launch at 9 a.m. EDT today.

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2011-08-19 07:35:12

Russia said on Thursday that it has lost track of a $265-million telecommunications satellite.

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2011-07-27 11:20:00

International space agencies announced on Wednesday that NASA and its partners plan to plunge the International Space Station (ISS) into the ocean at the end of its life cycle after 2020.

2011-07-26 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) for the International Space Station partner agencies met Tuesday, July 26, to discuss how to use the space station as a test bed for technologies that will enable missions beyond low Earth orbit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The board will begin identifying several specific technology collaboration initiatives based on possible future missions suggested by the...

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2011-07-20 07:35:00

A Russian radio telescope intended to be the largest of its kind in space, has started its stellar orbit around planet Earth for the first time since being launched.

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2011-07-13 12:19:16

The Russian space agency said today that a Soyuz rocket successfully carried six US Globalstar satellites into orbit on Wednesday after postponing the launch twice earlier this week.

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2011-07-04 10:45:00

The US is closing in on a new era in space exploration as its reliance on its shuttle program comes to an end and dependence on Russia for transportation reaches an all-time high.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.