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Fifteenth Anniversary Of First Humans To Cross Threshold Into ISS
2013-12-09 08:30:16

[ Watch the Video: Happy Birthday ISS! ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. DELIVERING THE GOODS The story of the ISS actually began...

Expedition 34 Return Home Delayed Due To Severe Weather, Undocking Scheduled For Tonight
2013-03-15 06:28:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The return of three Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS) was delayed due to inclement weather at the landing site in Kazakhstan today. 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. Russian space...

Space Station Celebrates 12 Years Of Operation
2012-11-02 15:30:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The International Space Station (ISS) officially opened for business twelve years ago today, marking a milestone in international efforts to expand life beyond Earth. Bill Shepherd, Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev (Expedition 1) made history on November 2, 2000 when their Russian Soyuz capsule docked with the orbiting lab, making them the first crew to live and work on the space station. From the moment the crew entered the...

2005-10-10 17:40:31

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. astronaut John Phillips, the only station crew to host space shuttle astronauts since the 2003 Columbia shuttle accident, and space tourist Gregory Olsen undocked from the space station around 5:49...

2005-08-18 21:05:31

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. The outing was the first for the crew since they arrived at the station four months ago and was cut short by an hour when they ran out of time for their final task. That work will be rescheduled for a future spacewalk. Commander Sergei Krikalev, who turns 47 next week,...

2005-08-16 08:20:00

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. Krikalev, scheduled to remain aboard the International Space Station (ISS) until October, beat the previous record of 747 days 14 hours 14 minutes and 11 seconds held by fellow Russian Sergei Avdeyev, mission control said. Krikalev's space travels have included stints on the MIR space station -- the crown jewel of the Soviet space program...

2005-08-16 05:20:00

MOSCOW -- 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. Krikalev, scheduled to remain aboard the International Space Station (ISS) until October, beat the previous record of 747 days 14 hours 14 minutes and 11 seconds held by fellow Russian Sergei Avdeyev, mission control said. Krikalev's space travels have included stints on the MIR space station -- the crown jewel of the Soviet space program which...

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2005-04-15 13:00:00

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) -- 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. They will be welcoming Discovery to the station next month when NASA revives...

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2005-03-30 07:10:00

STAR CITY, Russia (AP) -- 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, killing seven people. Since then, Russian spacecraft have been the only link to the international space station. Russian cosmonaut Sergei...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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