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Administrator Bolden repeats call for American-made commercial alternative WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed a $753 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation, rescue and related services from 2014 through June 2016.
Officials at the Russian Federal Space Agency have delayed the launch of a rocket set to carry three US and Russian astronauts to the International Space Station due to technical issues.
NASA Television will cover the March 16th return of three crew members who have called the International Space Station home for more than five months.
Russiaâ€™s powerful Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov issued a stern dressing down to Russian space agency Roscosmos, the Russian equivalent of NASA, at a meeting with Roscosmosâ€™s leadership after two satellite launches ended in partial or complete failure in the last three months.
Russia successfully launched a satellite on Saturday that is vital to the deployment of its own navigation system after the failure of an earlier attempt prompted the Kremlin to fire two top space officials.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Operations, Inc. announced plans today to build a two-seat manned orbital spacecraft for commercial and government use.
The Russian space agency said Monday that there may have been a foreign power behind the space accident that disabled one of the country's most modern military satellites earlier this month.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA participated today in a seminar to create awareness among United Nations member states on potential uses of the International Space Station.
The International Space Station partner agencies met Thursday, Feb 3, by videoconference to discuss coordinating the increased use of the space station as a research laboratory.
Europe is set to add two new types of rocket to its launch fleet in French Guiana, in a move that is being hailed as a space â€œrevolution,â€ European Space Agency (ESA) head Jean-Jacques Dordain said Friday.
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