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2010-09-25 00:36:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Sept. 25, wrapping up a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Skvortsov, the Soyuz commander, was at the controls of the...

2010-09-14 08:13:14

The return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the prelaunch activities, launch and docking of the station's newest trio of residents will be broadcast on NASA Television during the next several weeks. After almost six months aboard the orbital laboratory, Expedition 24 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov, NASA Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko are scheduled to land their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in southern Kazakhstan...

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2010-06-30 12:55:00

The ISS Progress 38 cargo carrier launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday at 11:35 a.m. EDT. Scheduled to dock with the International Space Station at 12:58 p.m. Friday, the unmanned Progress spaceship is loaded with 1,918 pounds of propellant, 110 pounds of oxygen and air, 220 pounds of water and 2,667 pounds of equipment, spare parts and experiment hardware. To make room for the ISS Progress 38, the Expedition 24 crew relocated the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft to the...

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2010-06-15 17:40:00

The Russian Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft lifted off without incident at 5:35 pm EDT Tuesday, carrying three new Expedition 24 flight engineers bound for the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin were aboard the spacecraft for the pre-dawn launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. They will now begin their two-day journey to catch up with the ISS that is currently orbiting 220 miles above Earth. The new flight...

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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...

2010-05-24 13:08:19

NASA Television will cover the June 1 return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the June 15 launch of the newest trio of station residents. The new crew will be the 24th to live and work on the orbiting laboratory. Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi are scheduled to land their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft June 1 on the southern region steppe of Kazakhstan,...

2010-05-24 11:39:00

In the news release, NASA TV Carrying Space Station Crew Landing and Next Crew's Launch, issued 24-May-2010 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the contact phone number for James Hartsfield should read "483" rather than "383" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: NASA TV Carrying Space Station Crew Landing and Next Crew's Launch HOUSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will cover the June 1 return...

2010-03-11 14:26:00

HOUSTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will cover the landing of two current International Space Station crew members and the launch of three upcoming station residents later in March and April. Coverage begins with a broadcast of crew farewells and hatch closure aboard the station March 17, and continues with the arrival, docking and hatch opening of the new Expedition 23 crew members on April 4. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2010-03-11 15:26:58

NASA Television will cover the landing of two current International Space Station crew members and the launch of three upcoming station residents later in March and April. Coverage begins with a broadcast of crew farewells and hatch closure aboard the station March 17, and continues with the arrival, docking and hatch opening of the new Expedition 23 crew members on April 4. Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Soyuz Commander Max Suraev are scheduled to land in the Soyuz TMA-16...

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2009-05-13 07:50:00

NASA Television will provide live coverage as the next residents of the International Space Station launch and arrive at the station to expand its crew to six people. Coverage begins May 15 when the crew members leave Star City, Russia, en route to the launch site in Kazakhstan. On May 27, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Bob Thirsk will launch aboard a Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in...


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