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2009-09-30 10:11:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill McArthur was born to become a soldier and eventually his country sent him 220 miles above Earth where he spent half a year living in space on board the International Space Station.

2006-04-09 00:25:00

Brazil's first astronaut landed safely in the Kazakh steppe on Sunday, returning from a 10-day trip in space with a Russian-U.S. crew that spent six months on board the International Space Station.

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.

2006-04-08 17:34:25

A capsule carrying Brazil's first astronaut, along with a Russian and an American, separated early Sunday from the international space station and began hurtling toward Earth.

2006-04-03 17:52:13

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - There will be no bonfires or early morning fishing trips, but two astronauts aboard the International Space Station will attempt an orbital camp-out on Monday night. Station commander Bill McArthur and the incoming U.S.

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.

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.

2005-09-09 16:15:09

Please read in 6th paragraph ... One Soyuz will take McArthur and Russian flight engineer Valery Tokarev to the space station and another will bring home the current crew ... instead of ...

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2005-09-09 16:25:00

In three weeks, astronaut Bill McArthur plans to cap a 15-year career with NASA by flying to the International Space Station for a six-month stay. The only problem is he doesn't have a ride home.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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