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2010-03-04 12:30:00

As NASA looks toward the retirement of its Shuttle program later this year, Russia announced Wednesday it will halt its space tourism program and concentrate on getting professional crews to the International Space Station once the US space program folds.

2010-03-03 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's International Space Station Program has won the 2009 Collier Trophy, which is considered the top award in aviation.

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2010-02-05 12:30:00

NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

2010-02-05 11:15:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

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2009-12-30 12:15:00

The head of the Russian space agency said Wednesday that the country is considering sending a spacecraft to a large asteroid to knock it off its path and prevent a possible collision with Earth.

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2009-12-01 06:55:00

Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk have returned to Earth, landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft.

2009-11-24 14:17:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec. 1. The space travelers have lived and worked aboard the space station for the past six months.

2009-11-24 15:17:57

NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec 1.

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2009-11-23 05:40:00

Russian cosmonaut and spaceship designer Konstantin Feoktistov has died at the age of 83, Roscosmos said in a statement on Sunday.

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2009-11-12 12:35:00

Russia’s space agency said Thursday that its spacecraft carrying a new research module has arrived at the International Space Station.


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