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2013-10-31 10:22:38

International Space Station crews commuting to and from their orbiting laboratory will be busy this November, and NASA Television will provide live coverage of their launches, landings and relocations.

Russia's Space Program Has Declared War On Menacing Asteroids
2013-10-23 11:08:16

The Russian space agency appears to be ready to engage in a conflict of astronomical proportions – announcing a few days ago that it would partner with the country’s national academy of sciences over a project to neutralize deadly asteroids that may threaten the Earth.

Roscosmos Chief Vladimir Popovkin Replaced
2013-10-11 02:47:54

Former deputy defense minister Oleg Ostapenko has replaced Vladimir Popovkin has the head of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), various media outlets reported Thursday.

2015 ISS Crew Members Named
2013-07-10 18:30:12

NASA and its international partners have announced who will be venturing out to the International Space Station (ISS) on upcoming missions.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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