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Discovery astronauts finish third, final spacewalk


March 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (DPA) Two Discovery space shuttle astronauts completed maintenance work Monday on the International Space Station during the final spacewalk of the ongoing mission in orbit. During the six-and-a-half hour spacewalk, ... Read more...

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Discovery astronauts install solar panel on spacewalk


March 20th, 2009 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (DPA) Astronauts installed a crucial new solar panel on the International Space Station during a spacewalk Thursday. The 300-million-dollar panel is part of a truss segment that will complete the ... Read more...

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ISS, Discovery astronauts get solar panel in place


March 19th, 2009 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) Astronauts were steering a new solar panel into place using robotic arms Wednesday ahead of a spacewalk to install the segment aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The panel ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery docks with space station


March 18th, 2009 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday for a construction mission that will allow the station to double its crew.The Discovery will deliver ... Read more...

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Discovery to head towards International Space Station


March 10th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (DPA) After weeks of delay, the space shuttle Discovery is set to make an important delivery to the International Space Station, bringing the last set of solar panels needed ... Read more...

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