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Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Sept 25, wrapping up a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Sept. 25, wrapping up a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
Three members of the International Space Station (ISS) crew set to depart for a return trip to Earth on Friday will be forced to wait another day due to issues encountered while trying to undock.
The International Space Station partner agencies met Tuesday, Sept 21, by videoconference to discuss continuation of space station operations into the next decade and its use as a research laboratory.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that the country hopes to launch manned rockets from its new Vostochny cosmodrome located in the far east of Russia as early as 2018.
A vacuum lab that is expected to be added to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2013 would be used to grow crystals that would improve the efficiency of solar cells on the orbital base.
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday that the country would provide $800 million to help jump start the construction of a new cosmodrome to ease its dependence on a Soviet-era launch site in Kazakhstan.
An unmanned Russian cargo ship carrying supplies for the International Space Station was forced to abort its docking procedure after a faulty radio link was discovered moments before the ship made contact with the station on Friday.
The ISS Progress 38 cargo carrier launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday at 11:35 am EDT.
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