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year in space liftoff
2015-03-27 15:05:12

And we have liftoff! A Soyuz TMA-16M rocket carrying NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka is en route to the International Space Station, marking the beginning of the Year in Space mission.

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

A new trio of Expedition 39 flight engineers has arrived at the International Space Station after a two-day, 34-orbit trip.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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 pm EDT Thursday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.