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Wisconsin Rep Mary Williams will attend a discussion Jan 6, 2010, among astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth and students from two Wisconsin schools. International Space Station Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineers TJ Creamer and Soichi Noguchi will speak with students from Winter School in Winter, Wis, and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School in Hayward, Wis.
A Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:52 pm EST Sunday to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station.
Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi will be sent into space on Sunday with a load of raw seafood.
Hundreds of students, officials and hometown well-wishers let out a cheer as the space shuttle Discovery returned safely to Earth with Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi on board.
Drums pounded and hundreds of hometown well-wishers roared with joy Tuesday as Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi blasted off aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
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