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First Spacewalk Of Expedition 41 Completed By Wiseman And Gerst
2014-10-08 03:49:07

Astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency completed the first of three Expedition 41 spacewalks at 2:43 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

2014-07-09 12:21:39

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next crew to launch to the International Space Station (ISS), including NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, will participate in a NASA

astronaut Steve Swanson
2014-04-23 09:25:46

NASA Astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio have completed a short spacewalk to replace a failed Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM) back up computer. They began the re-pressurization of the Quest airlock at 11:32 a.m. EDT signifying the excursion’s end time.

SpaceX Dragon
2014-04-16 11:20:44

NASA has announced that a backup computer system onboard the International Space Station will need to be replaced during a spacewalk, and the ongoing problems with the robotic systems could force a previously scheduled SpaceX cargo mission to be postponed.

NASA Approves Saturday Spacewalk To Repair ISS Ammonia Leak
2013-05-11 07:58:33

A spacewalk to inspect and possibly replace a pump controller box believed to be the source of an ammonia leak on the International Space Station’s external cooling system has been approved and will take place on Saturday.

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.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.