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Seatest Underwater Adventure Completed By Andreas And Thomas
2013-10-01 08:32:10

[ Watch the Video: What Are Astronauts Doing Under The Sea? ] ESA ESA astronauts Andreas Mogensen and Thomas Pesquet returned from Florida last week after taking part in Seatest – NASA’s underwater testbed for working in space. Andreas stayed 20 m underwater for four nights in the Aquarius habitat with NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Kate Rubins and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi. The mission was divided into testing crew procedures that might be used on the International...

2011-03-07 10:28:15

Three crew members launching in May to live and work aboard the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CST on Monday, March 21, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The briefing will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Questions will be taken from participating NASA centers. NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov will participate in individual...

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2010-12-03 09:32:39

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are helping children learn their ABC's and vocabulary through educational demonstrations of how they live and work in space.NASA collaborated with Sesame Workshop, including the popular children's television programs, "Sesame Street" and "The Electric Company," to create science, technology, engineering and math-related education resources, or STEM, for children ages 2-5."The space station environment provides a unique classroom in space to...

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2010-06-02 06:40:00

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. Kotov, the Soyuz commander, was at the controls of the spacecraft as it undocked at 8:04 p.m. EDT from the aft port on the station's Zvezda module. The crew landed at 11:25 p.m., east of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Russian recovery teams were on hand to help the crew...

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2010-05-23 11:50:00

After more than seven days of working together, including three spacewalks and the installation of a new module, the International Space Station and shuttle crews parted ways today at 11:22 a.m. EDT. The combined crews of shuttle Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli, Mission Specialists Michael Good, Garrett Reisman, Steve Bowen and Piers Sellers, and Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander Skovortsov, Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Mikhail Kornienko, Soichi Noguchi, and...

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2010-04-28 07:12:22

The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Saturday, May 1, and NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live. Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko, T.J. Creamer, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Soichi Noguchi will watch as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 37 craft automatically attaches to the Pirs Docking Compartment at 1:34 p.m. CDT. NASA TV coverage of the Progress...

2010-04-27 13:17:00

HOUSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Saturday, May 1, and NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko, T.J. Creamer, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Soichi Noguchi will watch as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 37...

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2010-04-07 05:15:00

The seven-member crew of Discovery docked to the International Space Station at 3:44 a.m. EDT. After a series leak checks between the vehicles they opened the hatches and joined the Expedition 23 crew aboard the outpost at 5:11 a.m. The crew docked the shuttle without radar because of the Ku-Band antenna failure. They are trained to rendezvous and dock without radar. Before docking, Commander Alan G. Poindexter commanded the shuttle to slowly rotate so that its underside was facing the...

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2010-04-02 07:45:00

NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko safely launched to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft on Friday. Liftoff occurred at 12:04 a.m. EDT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The three Soyuz crew members are scheduled to dock with their new home at 1:26 a.m. Sunday. Aboard the orbiting laboratory they will join Oleg Kotov, a Russian cosmonaut and station commander, T.J. Creamer, a NASA astronaut and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.