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Space Station Astronauts Successfully Return To Earth
2013-03-16 08:43:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Following a brief weather-related delay, three members of the Expedition 34 crew have successfully returned to Earth, NASA officials announced late Friday night. International Space Station (ISS) commander Kevin Ford of NASA and Commander Evgeny Tarelkin and Flight Engineer Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) landed at an airfield northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, at 10:10pm CDT Friday night...

Soyuz Astronaut Trio Docks With International Space Station
2012-12-21 12:46:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft have docked to the International Space Station, after spending two days in orbit. Expedition 34 Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn, Roman Romanenko and Chris Hadfield launched on Wednesday from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:12 p.m. local time, and rendezvoused with the space station two days later, successfully docking with the Station's Rassvet module. The hatch was opened...

Soyuz Spacecraft Lifts Off With Three New Crew Bound For International Space Station
2012-12-19 10:08:24

[Watch Video: New Trio Launches To Join Expedition 34] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After more than a week of final preparations, a new trio of astronauts successfully launched into the heavens Wednesday morning at 7:12 a.m. EST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in freezing conditions. The launch, which occurred at 6:12 p.m. local time, carried Russia´s Soyuz spacecraft and three new members of Expedition 34 who will join the existing crew...

Sunita Williams And Her Expedition 33 Crew Land In Kazakhstan Safely
2012-11-19 08:02:27

[WATCH VIDEO: Expedition 33 Crew Returns] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After spending 127 days in space and 125 days aboard the International Space Station, the three members of Expedition 33 have landed safely in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft north of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan at 7:56 a.m. Kazakhstan time on November 19 (7:56 p.m. EST Nov. 18). Commander Sunita Williams, and Flight Engineers Akihiko Hoshide and Yuri Malenchenko, wrapped up their 4-month...

New Trio Joins Expedition 33 Astronauts Aboard Space Station
2012-10-26 08:21:53

[NASA VIDEO: New Crewmates Welcomed Aboard Station] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After successfully docking the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft to the Poisk module at 8:29 a.m. EDT Thursday morning, Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams and Flight Engineers Aki Hoshide and Yuri Malenchenko welcomed the new trio of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Flight Engineers Kevin Ford, Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin arrived at the space lab after...

Rocket Readied For ISS Mission Launch
2012-10-22 04:01:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft that will carry a three-person crew to the International Space Station (ISS) later this week was moved into place on Sunday. The rocket is currently scheduled to depart from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:51am EDT on Tuesday, October 23, according to the official NASA website. It will transport a trio of crew members -- American Flight Engineer Kevin Ford, Russian Flight Engineer Evgeny...


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