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2013-07-11 15:58:48

NASA is inviting news media representatives to a discussion with astronaut Tom Marshburn from 8:00-9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 16 at the Newseum in Washington. Marshburn will appear in person to answer Newseum visitors' questions while astronauts Chris Cassidy of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are conducting a planned 6 1/2-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station in Earth orbit. Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute, will...

2013-05-23 11:38:27

NASA will host a Google+ Hangout with the three recently returned International Space Station astronauts from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 23. This event will connect the agency's social media followers with NASA astronauts Kevin Ford and Tom Marshburn and Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency. The three are back home in Houston and undergoing rehabilitation after living and working aboard the laboratory orbiting 250 miles above Earth. The Expedition 34 and 35 astronauts will...

Expedition 35 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan
2013-05-14 03:36:01

[ Watch the Video: Expedition 35 Crew Lands Safely in Kazakhstan ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Expedition 35 crew members landed safely in southern Kazakhstan Monday evening after spending 146 days in space. Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield and Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko safely landed in Russia at 10:31 pm EDT after a job well done aboard the International Space Station (ISS). They undocked from the space station at 7:08 pm...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online 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 (ISS) external cooling system has been approved and will take place on Saturday, NASA officials have confirmed. The decision to go ahead with the spacewalk, which will be conducted by Expedition 35 crewmembers Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn, was made by the ISS managers...

Ammonia Leak Discovered On Space Station, NASA Reroutes Power Systems
2013-05-10 10:45:49

LISTEN TO AUDIO: [Commander Hadfield Reports Leak] | [Doug Wheelock Updates Status Of Leak] | [Crew Discusses Possible Spacewalk] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update (May 10 @ 10:45 a.m.) NASA said in an updated statement this morning that Expedition 35 crew will begin preparing for a potential spacewalk on Saturday to troubleshoot and possibly fix the ammonia leak discovered yesterday. A final decision on an external mission of the Space Station is not...

2013-04-15 19:30:18

The International Space Station´s Expedition 35 crew kicked off the workweek Monday supporting a variety of science experiments, preparing for an upcoming spacewalk and monitoring the departure of a Russian cargo craft. Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency started his day logging his breakfast as he began the seventh day of a 10-day prescribed diet for the Energy experiment, which is aimed at precisely measuring the dietary requirements for astronauts during...

2013-02-04 09:57:47

Students and teachers from the Triangle area of North Carolina will speak with NASA Expedition 34 flight engineer Tom Marshburn aboard the International Space Station at 10:15 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The space-to-ground conversation will be open to news media and carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Students will gather at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to ask astronaut Marshburn questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting laboratory,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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