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NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who returned to Earth Sunday after four months on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6-7 a.m. CST Friday, Nov. 30.
After spending 127 days in space and 125 days aboard the International Space Station, the three members of Expedition 33 have landed safely in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft north of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan
Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams and Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide completed a scheduled spacewalk on Thursday (Nov. 1).
New trio of astronauts join Expedition 33 aboard the International Space Station after successfully docking with the lab's Poisk module Thursday October 26, 2012.
Russia's Soyuz rocket lifted off this morning at 6:51 a.m. EST carrying three new astronauts to the International Space Station.
After a successful lift-off on Monday (Oct. 8), Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon capsule has been caught by the robotic arm on the International Space Station (ISS)
Astronauts finished up their 2nd spacewalk in 3 days outside the International Space Station this afternoon.
In the wake of an unsuccessful attempt to install a replacement power-switching unit on the truss of the International Space Station, two crew members will venture outside for a second time in six days to complete the work.
Sunita Williams is an American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman. She was born Sunita Pandya Krishna on September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio to parents of Indian and Slovenian decent. She graduated from Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts in 1983, and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. She was immediately commissioned as an Ensign in...
Robert Curbeam is a Captain in the United States Navy and a former astronaut. He was born Robert Lee Curbeam, Jr. on March 5, 1962 and in 1980 he graduated from Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, Maryland. He then attended the United States Naval Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 1984. After graduating and completing flight training, Curbeam reported to Fighter Squadron 11 (VF-11) and made multiple overseas deployments on the USS...
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