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Successful ISS Spacewalk
2013-07-09 14:18:27

[ Watch the Video: Grab Bag of Tasks Performed During ISS Spacewalk ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) completed a spacewalk on Tuesday, during which they performed routine maintenance on the orbiting laboratory. The two astronauts completing the zero-gravity tune-up began their venture into space at 8:02 a.m. EDT as they switched their spacesuits to battery power. Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy of NASA and...

Astronauts Aboard ISS Prepare For Spacewalk On Tuesday
2013-07-08 13:55:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will embark into the abyss on Tuesday for the first of two planned July spacewalks. Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (ESA) will step outside the orbiting laboratory at 8:10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday to prepare for a new Russian module and perform additional installations on the station's backbone. Cassidy will be moving to the top...

2012-10-20 04:02:54

NASA's Glenn Research Center is collaborating with Lake Ridge Academy, in North Ridgeville, Ohio, on a science experience, to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and promote academic excellence. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 NASA's Glenn Research Center is collaborating with Lake Ridge Academy, in North Ridgeville, Ohio, on a science experience, to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education...

2012-10-04 09:28:24

Twenty-three microgravity experiments designed by participants of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) will become part of space history Oct. 7. They will be launched to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon, the first commercially developed and built American spacecraft to fly a resupply cargo resupply mission to the station. Twelve of the SSEP experiments are getting a second flight opportunity. They were delivered to the space station on a SpaceX...

Endeavour To Make Final Flight Over California Landmarks
2012-09-21 07:55:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, NASA´s space shuttle Endeavour made its way from Houston, Texas to California. Along the route it passed over several key landmarks and cities, including Tucson, Arizona, saluting Endeavour STS-134 astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife, former Rep. Gabby Giffords, before making its way to NASA´s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Now, Endeavour and its carrier SCA are...


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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...

Michael Fincke
2012-09-19 14:10:13

Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...

Andrew Feustel
2012-09-17 09:28:01

Andrew Feustel is a NASA astronaut and an American Geophysicist. He was born Andrew J. (Drew) Feustel on August 25, 1965 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Lake Orion, Michigan. He graduated from Lake Orion High School and subsequently received an Associate’s degree from Oakland Community College. During this time, he worked at International Autoworks as an auto mechanic. He then transferred to Purdue University, where joined the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and served as a...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'