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Usually, ESA sends astronauts to outer space, but last week six astronauts from around the world spent six days underground to get a taste of working together in extreme conditions.
This week sees the start of ESA’s next underground training course for astronauts. Six new and experienced astronauts from all over the world will work together to overcome the difficulties of working in a new environment performing a full scientific programme with limited supplies – similar to working on the International Space Station.
Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa recently built a LEGO model of the International Space Station while aboard the orbiting laboratory.
Three astronauts living aboard the International Space Station for the past six months safely touched down in Kazakhstan Monday, leaving three others aboard the orbiting complex until another crew is sent on December 21.
Japan jumped ahead of Germany on Sunday to become the third nation in terms of time its astronauts have spent in space.
HOUSTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa launched to the International Space Station at 3:12 p.m. CDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m.
Growing fresh vegetables may be the next great experiment in orbit aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Three crew members launching in May to live and work aboard the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 1 pm CST on Monday, March 21, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA and its international partners have assigned five new International Space Station crews and made changes to four previously assigned station crews.
Japanâ€™s space agency announced Tuesday it is set to hit another milestone in sending the countryâ€™s first astronaut mother into space.
Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...
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