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2010-06-17 11:48:21

According to Russia's Federal Space Agency, cosmonaut Leonid Kizim died on Monday at the age of 68.

2010-06-03 17:13:00

HOUSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever wondered what it would be like to go on a mission to Mars? On June 3, a six-man international crew entered an isolation chamber in Moscow for a simulated 520-day Mars mission conducted by the State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation - Institute for Biomedical Problems (IBMP) of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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2010-06-03 05:50:00

An international team of researchers will commence a virtual trip to Mars on Thursday by sealing themselves up in a windowless capsule at the Moscow Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) for 520 days – the time required for a round trip visit to the red planet.

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2010-04-15 11:07:30

ESA’s Technology Transfer Program's booth ‘ESA Space Apps’ at this year’s Hanover Fair will present a number of impressive spin-offs and technology transfers, illustrating the huge untapped potential of advanced space technology for European non-space business.

2010-04-06 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed a $335 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation, rescue and related services in 2013 and 2014.

2010-04-06 15:15:08

NASA has signed a $335 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation, rescue and related services in 2013 and 2014.

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2010-04-01 06:00:00

Preparations have begun for Friday's scheduled launch of a Soyuz rocket that will carry two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut to the International Space Station for a six month mission.

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2010-03-20 07:35:00

Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov displayed a small toy duck on Friday as he and his crewmates prepared for a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in April.

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2010-03-19 13:45:33

The International Space Station Program has received the 2010 Aviation Week Space Laureate Award.

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2010-03-18 08:05:00

Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Max Suraev landed their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft on the steppes of Kazakhstan Thursday, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.