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2009-12-22 19:00:00

NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi docked with their new home at 5:48 p.m. EST Tuesday. The trio launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft at 4:52 p.m. Sunday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. From inside the station, Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Maxim Suraev monitored the approach of the Russian spacecraft as it docked to the Earth-facing port of the Zarya module....

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2009-12-20 16:45:00

NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, all flight engineers, launched in their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:52 p.m. EST Sunday to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station. Less than 10 minutes after launch, their spacecraft reached orbit and its antennas and solar arrays were deployed. NASA astronaut and Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and...

2009-10-12 11:33:00

MOSCOW, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy Laliberte, founder of Cirque du Soleil and the ONE DROP(TM) Foundation, unveiled the artistic concept behind his poetic social mission, which will be carried out from the International Space Station (ISS). This is the first ever artistic and social event to originate from space. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cirquedusoleil/40521/ Under the theme "Moving Stars and Earth for Water," the poetic social...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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