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astronaut Steve Swanson
2014-04-23 09:25:46

NASA Astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio have completed a short spacewalk to replace a failed Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM) back up computer. They began the re-pressurization of the Quest airlock at 11:32 a.m. EDT signifying the excursion’s end time.

Olympic Torch Headed For Space, ISS Spacewalk
2013-11-06 18:32:27

While the Olympic torch’s trip from Greece to Sochi, Russia in time for the 2014 winter games might not seem like the longest or most interesting journey, Olympic organizers have decided to take the scenic route.

Sunita Williams And Her Expedition 33 Crew Land In Kazakhstan Safely
2012-11-19 08:02:27

After spending 127 days in space and 125 days aboard the International Space Station, the three members of Expedition 33 have landed safely in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft north of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan

Space Station Debris Avoidance Maneuver Cancelled
2012-11-17 08:19:38

A scheduled debris avoidance maneuver was cancelled after tracking data showed that an unknown piece of space debris would pass by the International Space Station at a safe distance, NASA officials have announced.

Russian Progress 49 Cargo Ship Docks With Space Station
2012-11-01 07:15:23

After a successful launch at 3:41 a.m. (local time) Wednesday morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russia’s Progress 49 cargo vessel docked with the International Space Station (ISS) nearly six hours later, according to Mission Control.

New Trio Joins Expedition 33 Astronauts Aboard Space Station
2012-10-26 08:21:53

New trio of astronauts join Expedition 33 aboard the International Space Station after successfully docking with the lab's Poisk module Thursday October 26, 2012.

Roscosmos Launches New Trio To Space Station
2012-10-23 08:29:52

Russia's Soyuz rocket lifted off this morning at 6:51 a.m. EST carrying three new astronauts to the International Space Station.

Rocket Readied For ISS Mission Launch
2012-10-22 04:01:23

The Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft that will carry a three-person crew to the International Space Station later this week was moved into place on Sunday.


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Peggy Whitson
2012-10-27 13:45:00

Peggy Whitson is an American biochemistry researcher and one of NASA’s most experienced female astronauts after having spent a total of over 365 days in space. She was born Peggy Annette Whitson on February 9, 1960 in Mount Ayr, Iowa, and grew up on a farm outside Beaconsfield. She graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1978 and went on to attend Iowa Wesleyan College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry in 1981. She then went on to receive...

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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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