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2015-03-03 08:22:04

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, who returned in September 2014 from 169 days of living and working aboard the International Space Station,

2014-11-10 12:33:16

CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov.

Expedition 40 Soyuz TMA-12M Landing
2014-09-11 00:20:11

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Wednesday after 169 days of science and technology research in space, including a record 82 hours of research in a single week, which happened in July.

2014-09-05 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end almost six months on the orbiting laboratory on Sept.

ISS Progress 55 cargo craft
2014-07-22 03:55:05

A Russian space freighter departed the International Space Station Monday, clearing the way for the next express delivery of cargo on Wednesday.

Friendly Competition Pits US Against German Astronauts On Space Station
2014-06-26 03:46:20

NASA’s Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson and the European Space Agency’s Astronaut Alexander Gerst will be cheering on their home countries’ World Cup 2014 teams, but will the post-goal celebrations be as uplifting as those on Earth?

Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft
2014-05-28 05:41:22

While the orbiting Expedition 40 crew supported botanical research and robotics Tuesday aboard the International Space Station, the three crewmates who will return the station to its full six-person crew on Wednesday are in the final stages of preparations for launch.

Expedition 39 Crew Returns to Earth After Six Months on Station
2014-05-14 14:28:50

The Expedition 39 crew returned to Earth Tuesday after 188 days in space, completing a journey of over 79 million miles and more than 3,000 orbits of the Earth since launching to the International Space Station back in November.

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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.