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On Dec. 10, 2013 NASA and its 15 international partners will celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the first humans to enter the International Space Station (ISS). While a continuous human presence did not begin until Nov 2, 2000, the six-person crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-88) were the first to cross the threshold.
American astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin were scheduled to land early this morning but will be held over until the weather clears for a safe landing, according to the Russian space agency Roscosmos.
The International Space Station officially opened for business twelve years ago today (November 2, 2000), marking a milestone in international efforts to expand life beyond Earth.
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A Russian-U.S. two-man crew who spent the last six months aboard the International Space Station and the world's third space tourist headed back to Earth in a Russian Soyuz capsule on Monday. Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev and U.S.
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The two men serving aboard the International Space Station donned Russian spacesuits and floated outside the orbital complex for a five-hour spacewalk on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev Tuesday set a record for the most days spent in space, clocking almost 748 days over a 20-year career.
Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev on Tuesday set a record for the most days spent in space, clocking almost 748 days over a 20-year career.
A Russian rocket blasted off from the steppes of Central Asia at dawn Friday, catapulting three astronauts in a crowded capsule on a two-day journey to the International Space Station. The rising sun turned the capsule's smoky trail shades of pink, purple and orange as the Soyuz-FG rocket lifted off from Russia's base at the Baikonur Cosmodrome with a Russian, American and Italian crew.
The next crew members of the International Space Station said Tuesday they were proud of their mission, which involves the U.S. space shuttle's return to flight. The Discovery space shuttle is set to be launched and dock at the station in mid-May in the first mission since shuttle Columbia burned up on re-entry in February 2003.
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