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2010-10-19 12:00:00

The International Space Station Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) has approved a docking system standard.

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2010-10-11 06:00:00

A Russian Soyuz space capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut who will oversee the completion of the orbital station’s construction.

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2010-10-06 05:25:00

The Russian Soyuz chief constructor said on Tuesday that the spacecraft set to launch in December has suffered damage to its container during transit.

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2010-10-02 05:40:00

NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) agreed on Friday to update the International Space Station launch schedule.

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2010-09-25 05:45:00

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.

2010-09-25 00:36:00

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.

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2010-09-24 09:15:00

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.

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2010-09-23 13:25:00

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.

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2010-08-29 07:45:00

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.