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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Catches Up With Space Station
2012-05-24 04:15:41

After a two-day chase that began from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft has finally closed in on its destination, the International Space Station, for a series of tests Thursday to clear it for its final rendezvous and grapple Friday.

China Planning To Launch New Manned Space Mission
2012-02-17 12:31:13

China news agency Xinhua reported on Friday that the country's space agency will be launching its next manned space mission sometime between June and August.

China Completes Rendezvous And Docking Mission
2011-11-18 05:22:50

China fully completed its first-ever space rendezvous and docking mission on Thursday after Shenzhou-8 successfully landed back on Earth.

China Successfully Docks Space Modules A Second Time
2011-11-14 12:55:31

China successfully docked space modules together for a second time on Monday, according to its Xinhua news agency.

Image 1 - China Launches Tiangong-1 Space Lab
2011-09-29 10:44:10

China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory was launched from the Jiuquan spaceport in the Gobi Desert on Thursday at 21:16 local time (13:16 GMT) aboard the Long March 2F rocket.

China Launching Tiangong-1 On Thursday Or Friday
2011-09-27 12:58:23

Juiquan Satellite Launch Center reports that last-minute preparations for the launch of the Tiangong-1 spacecraft began on Monday.

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2010-11-10 13:30:00

Space analysts say that China has pulled off a tricky and uncommon feat in space flight, maneuvering one of its satellites to about 300 yards within another while they were orbiting Earth.

2010-10-04 01:58:00

PARIS, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modulowatt Ingenierie, in association with eight partners, including Valeo, is presenting its electronically guided mechanical coupling demonstrator ("AMARE") at the Paris Motor Show.

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2010-07-05 06:32:34

The ISS Progress 38 cargo resupply ship successfully docked to the aft end of the International Space Station’s Zvezda service module at 12:17 pm EDT Sunday.

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2010-02-03 09:16:08

The ISS Progress 36 spacecraft launched at 10:45 pm EST (9:45 am Wednesday, Baikonur time), loaded with 1,940 pounds of propellant, 106 pounds of oxygen and air, 926 pounds of water and 2,683 pounds of spare parts and supplies.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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