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Expedition 39 Trio Arrives At The Space Station
2014-03-28 08:04:21

NASA A new trio of Expedition 39 flight engineers has arrived at the International Space Station after a two-day, 34-orbit trip. Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov was at the controls of the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft when it docked automatically to the Poisk docking compartment at 7:53 p.m. EDT. Skvortsov was flanked by Flight Engineers Steve Swanson and Oleg Artemyev during the two day flight. The crew opened the hatches to the station at 10:35 p.m. after a series of leak and pressure...

Expedition 34 Return Home Delayed Due To Severe Weather, Undocking Scheduled For Tonight
2013-03-15 06:28:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The return of three Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS) was delayed due to inclement weather at the landing site in Kazakhstan today. American astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin were scheduled to land early this morning but will be held over until the weather clears for a safe landing, according to the Russian space agency Roscosmos. Russian space...

2012-11-13 18:03:48

NASA Television will provide live coverage as three of the crew members on the International Space Station come back to Earth Sunday, Nov. 18. Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams of NASA, Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Russian Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko will undock their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft from the station, heading for a pre-dawn landing in Kazakhstan, northeast of the remote town of Arkalyk at 7:53 p.m. CST (7:53 a.m. Kazakhstan...

2012-10-18 10:08:30

NASA Television will provide live coverage of next week's launch and docking of the next trio of crew members who will fly to the International Space Station. Expedition 33/34 NASA Flight Engineer Kevin Ford, Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin are scheduled to launch in their Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft at 5:51 a.m. CDT (4:51 p.m. Baikonur time) Tuesday, Oct. 23, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV launch coverage will begin at 4:30 a.m., and...

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2010-06-18 06:35:00

Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock, Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin docked with the International Space Station at 6:21 p.m. EDT Thursday. The trio began the journey to their new home when they launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. From inside the station, Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko monitored the approach of the Russian...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'