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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.
A Russian cosmonaut said on Tuesday that it may be setting up a colony in volcanic tunnels on the moon.
Space shuttle astronauts have tested Endeavourâ€™s landing systems in preparation for an early Wednesday touchdown at the Kennedy Space Center ending Endeavourâ€™s 19-year flying career.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that the country must preserve its pre-eminence in space.
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian cosmonaut and a pair of American astronauts safely touched down near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan late Thursday evening.
Although all five vehicles that have comprised NASA's space shuttle fleet are unmatched in achievements, space shuttle Discovery is unique among the extraordinary.
WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer and Soichi Noguchi landed their Soyuz-17 spacecraft in Kazakhstan Tuesday, June 1, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
Now that the International Space Station is fully operational, the program partners will gather in Berlin on April 19â€“21 to discuss the successes and potential of this unique international cooperation.
Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1994 at 7:10 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on February 11, 1994 at 2:19 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 130 times at an altitude of 191 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 7 hours, 9 minutes, and 22 seconds. This was the second SPACEHAB mission and the first mission undertaken with a Russian crew member. It was the first step in the ongoing US-Russian cooperative...
Tracy Dyson is an American chemist and NASA astronaut, and she is married to Navy pilot George Dyson. She was born Tracy Ellen Caldwell on August 14, 1969 in Arcadia, California. She moved to Beaumont, California during her childhood, and graduated from Beaumont High School in 1987. She then went on to California State University, Fullerton where, as an undergraduate researcher, she designed and built electronics and hardware, including a time-of-flight mass spectrometer for studying gas...
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