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Astronauts Selected For Year-long Expedition 45 Mission
2013-10-01 04:26:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake will be part of the International Space Station’s (ISS) Expedition 45 crew, the US space agency announced on Monday. Kopra and Peake are scheduled to launch in December 2015 and will return to Earth in spring 2016, NASA said. They will join their fellow Expedition 45 crew members in orbit and will remain there as part of Expedition 46 with yearlong expedition...

2009-08-07 15:12:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students will have a unique opportunity to speak with International Space Station resident and NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra during an in-flight hookup from 10:20 to 10:40 a.m. EDT on Wednesday. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Kopra is a U.S. Army colonel and flight engineer on the station's Expedition 20 crew. A native of Austin, Texas, he will field questions from students in the Knowledge is Power Program and...

2009-08-03 15:25:00

Finnish President Tarja Halonen received a phone call on Monday from astronaut Timothy Kopra aboard the International Space Station. The conversation went on for 14 minutes on a video conference call that was broadcast live on NASA's website. Halonen tested the authenticity of Kopra's Finnish roots during the call by asking him if he missed sweating it out in the sauna while in space. "It would be a wonderful extension to have a sauna on board.... I miss sauna and I miss my family but it is...

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