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Space Station Celebrates 12 Years Of Operation
2012-11-02 15:30:29

The International Space Station officially opened for business twelve years ago today (November 2, 2000), marking a milestone in international efforts to expand life beyond Earth.

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2011-04-05 05:50:00

A NASA astronaut and two rookie cosmonauts launched successfully aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on Monday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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2010-04-15 10:58:22

Now that the International Space Station is fully operational, the program partners will gather in Berlin on April 19–21 to discuss the successes and potential of this unique international cooperation.

2006-08-07 16:40:00

ESA astronaut and International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 13 crew member Thomas Reiter set a new record for the number of days spent in space by a European astronaut last week when he completed a total of over 209 days in orbit.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.