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2010-09-25 05:45:00

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. Skvortsov, the Soyuz commander, was at the controls of the spacecraft as it undocked at 10:02 p.m. EDT Friday from the Poisk module's docking port on the station's Zvezda module. The undocking and landing occurred a day later than planned because...

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...

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2004-12-22 08:51:11

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia made final preparations for a crucial cargo flight to the International Space Station, whose two-man crew is running out of food and will have to be evacuated if the supply mission is aborted. The Progress M-51 vessel, which is to bring water, oxygen and food to the ISS, was wheeled out to the launch-pad of the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a spokesman for Russia's space agency Rosaviakosmos told ITAR-TASS news agency. The supply ship is scheduled to take off from...

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2004-12-11 11:06:42

ESA -- Roberto Vittori will be the next ESA astronaut to fly to the International Space Station, on the 10-day Italian Soyuz mission, scheduled to be launched on 15 April next year from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The mission is called ENEIDE and takes its name from the epic tale written by the Latin poet Virgil in the 1st century BC. This story tells of the journey of Aeneas from Troy to Italy and the foundation of Rome. Vittori is a member of ESA's European Astronaut Corps...

2004-11-30 06:00:09

Text of report by Russian Mayak radio on 30 November Roskosmos [Russian Federal Space Agency] has approved the main crew of the 11th expedition to the International Space Station. Russian cosmonaut Sergey Krikalev and NASA astronaut John Phillips will be its members. In spring 2005 they will replace Salizhan Sharipov and Leroy Chiao, who have been working in orbit since 16 October. European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori, a citizen of Italy, is likely to occupy the third seat...

2004-11-29 21:00:10

The International Space Station crew has successfully re-docked the Russian escape capsule Soyuz, Itar-Tass reported Monday. Mission control spokesman Valery Lyndin said Russian cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov attached Soyuz manually to the ISS' cargo module Zarya. NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao helped control operation of onboard systems of the craft, said Lyndin. The flight from the docking compartment Pirs to Zarya has taken 23 minutes instead of planned half an hour. The manned spacecraft...

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2004-11-29 12:00:00

MOSCOW -- The U.S.-Russian crew of the international space station successfully re-docked a spaceship at a new port on the station Monday in preparation for two spacewalks early next year, Mission Control said. Russian Salizhan Sharipov and American Leroy Chiao re-docked the Soyuz TMA-5 spaceship after a 23-minute flight from the Pirs docking port to the Zarya cargo module, Mission Control spokesman Valery Lyndin said. Sharipov used manual controls to move the Soyuz 100 to 165 feet away...

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2004-11-29 12:00:00

PRNewswire -- Just like many Earth-bound travelers, the International Space Station crew is giving thanks this week and making travel plans for next week. Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Station Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov will briefly vacate the Station on Monday. After configuring Station systems for autonomous operation, they will fly their Soyuz spacecraft from one parking spot to another on the orbiting laboratory. To prepare for the Soyuz...

2004-11-29 12:00:17

Excerpt from report by Russian Channel One TV on 29 November [Presenter] The crew of the International Space Station today completed a difficult manoeuvre in orbit. Salizhan Sharipov and Leroy Chiao re-docked the Soyuz-TMA spacecraft from the Pirs module to the docking bay of the Zarya module. [Passage omitted] [Vladimir Solovyev, flight commander at Mission Control Centre] The crew worked very well. All in all, they used 9 kg of fuel. According to our grading, and the cosmonaut training...

2004-11-29 06:00:05

Text of report by Russia TV on 29 November [Presenter] The crew of the International Space Station are finishing preparations for re-docking the Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft. Salizhan Sharipov and Leroy Chiao must transfer it from the Pirs docking compartment to the Zarya module. During the preparations, the cosmonauts have left the station and carried out work on it. The operation is to be carried out manually. As Mission Control Centre said, all work connected with the re- docking will take...


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Roberto Vittori
2012-10-27 14:08:27

Roberto Vittori is an ESA astronaut as well as an Italian Air Force Officer and a test pilot for the United States. Vittorri was born on October 15, 1964 in Viterbo, Lazio, Italy and attended the Italian Air Force Academy, graduating in 1989. While working towards his graduation from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, Maryland in 1995, Vittori operated the Tornado GR1 along with the 50th Wing of the 155th Squadron in Piacenza, Italy from 1991 to 1994. During this time, he...

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