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2006-04-09 11:20:00

American, Russian and Brazilian astronauts endured a bone-jarring, 3 1/2-hour ride from the international space station back to Earth on Sunday, landing on target in the freezing Kazakh steppe.

2006-04-08 16:14:18

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - After turning over control of the International Space Station to a new crew, a U.S. astronaut, a Russian cosmonaut and a visiting guest astronaut from Brazil climbed into a Soyuz capsule on Saturday and fired its jets to return to Earth.

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 01:20:25

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.

2006-02-04 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.

2005-11-07 11:43:38

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The two men aboard the International Space Station floated outside their orbital outpost on Monday to prepare the complex for its next phase of construction.

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2005-10-01 00:10:00

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying U.S millionaire scientist Gregory Olsen lifted off Saturday from the Central Asian steppe, launching the world's third space tourist on a two-day journey to the international space station. The rocket streaked off into the blue sky, trailing blindingly bright yellow and pink flames.

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2005-09-29 16:05:28

Commander William McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev, the 12th International Space Station crew, are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan a few minutes before midnight EDT Sept. 30 to begin a 182-day stay in space.

2005-09-29 15:53:53

Engineers made final preparations Thursday for the weekend launch of a Soyuz spacecraft to the international space station, with a U.S. scientist who paid $20 million for the journey among those aboard.


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