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2011-09-08 04:10:14

NASA must maintain a strong, highly trained astronaut corps to reliably meet the crew requirements of the International Space Station (ISS) and to account for unexpected attrition or demands of other missions.

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2011-05-07 05:22:53

Space Adventures announced on Thursday that it will add another seat to a Soyuz spacecraft, which will take space tourists into orbit by 2015.

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2009-04-08 07:15:00

Two members of the 18th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station and a spaceflight participant returned to Earth at 2:16 am CDT Wednesday.

2009-04-08 03:39:00

HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two members of the 18th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station and a spaceflight participant returned to Earth at 2:16 a.m. CDT Wednesday.

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2009-03-26 08:38:43

The 19th crew to live aboard the International Space Station was launched into space Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the crew -- U.S.

2009-03-26 07:09:00

Simonyi Makes History as He Commences His Second Space Mission VIENNA, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Adventures, Ltd., the only company that provides human space missions to the world marketplace, today announced that its orbital client Charles Simonyi and his crew successfully launched aboard a Soyuz-TMA spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan en route to the International Space Station (ISS).

2009-03-26 07:03:00

HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 19th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station launched into orbit Thursday morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.

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2009-03-23 10:20:00

Billionaire Charles Simonyi will become the world's first two-time space tourist when he sets off for the International Space Station on Thursday.

2008-10-06 00:00:05

By Robin Acton Glenn Fincke remembers his nervousness the first time he watched his older brother blast into space in 2004. Thoughts raced through his mind as he worried about his brother's safety, fearing the unknown. From Earth, he couldn't even imagine the vastness of space.

2008-10-01 18:00:06

Contact: John Yembrick of NASA, +1-202-358-4715, john.yembrick- 1@nasa.gov, or Kelly Humphries of Johnson Space Center, +1-281-483- 5111, kelly.o.humphries@nasa.gov WASHINGTON, Oct.


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