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2006-03-20 03:10:00

MOSCOW, March 20 - Crew on board the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday took a short flight in their Soyuz craft to free up a docking bay for their replacements arriving later this month, Russian mission control said.

2006-02-04 00:35:00

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An innovative project to fly a make-shift radio satellite housed in an old Russian spacesuit came to a premature end on Friday, completing just a couple of orbits before falling silent.

2006-02-03 18:20:00

The two astronauts living on the International Space Station went on a six-hour spacewalk on Friday to make repairs and hand-launch an amateur radio satellite housed in an old spacesuit.

2006-01-23 15:40:00

NASA's first paid ride to the International Space Station will be delayed eight days due to problems preparing the Russian Soyuz spacecraft for launch, Russian and U.S. officials said on Monday.

2005-12-23 16:10:00

An unmanned Russian spaceship carrying food, water, fuel and Christmas goodies for two orbiting astronauts docked at the International Space Station on Friday.

2005-12-21 18:05:44

An unmanned Russian cargo ship carrying supplies and Christmas gifts for the crew of the international space station blasted off Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a spokesman said.

2005-11-23 16:45:22

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the new blockbuster movie based on the series of books by J.K. Rowling, is having its space premiere.

2005-11-18 06:10:00

The two men living in orbit on board the International Space Station moved their Soyuz spacecraft on Friday to clear a dock for a planned spacewalk next month, Moscow mission control said.

2005-11-10 15:09:07

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Beatle Paul McCartney is to broadcast live into space from a U.S. concert to two astronauts circling the globe.

2005-11-10 12:47:07

Engineers raised the orbit of the international space station Thursday by nearly five miles ahead of next month's arrival of a Russian cargo ship, a Russia space agency spokesman said.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.