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Private US spacecraft lands in Pacific Ocean


June 1st, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first private spaceship, the Dragon, undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday, and landed in the Pacific Ocean.The Dragon's bell-shaped capsule plunged into ... Read more...

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Russia confirms new crew members for ISS


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS) Russia confirmed Wednesday the three new crew members scheduled to leave for the International Space Station (ISS) May 15.They are Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei ... Read more...

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Three ISS crew to return to earth


March 29th, 2012 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS) Three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) will return to earth April 27, the country's space agency has said.The landing of Russia's manned spacecraft ... Read more...

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NASA’s shuttle Discovery glides home after successful mission


March 29th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral, Mar 29 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery and its crew landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a 13-day journey of more than 5.3 million miles.The team landed ... Read more...

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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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US space shuttle moves to avoid space junk


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (Xinhua) The astronauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery have been instructed to move out of the way of a four-inch piece of space junk, the ... Read more...

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Second maintenance operation begins on space station


March 22nd, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (DPA) Two astronauts from the Discovery space shuttle Saturday began a second spacewalk to perform maintenance work on the International Space Station, US space agency NASA reported. US astronauts Steve ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery sets off to power International Space Station


March 16th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew have lifted off from NASAs Kennedy Space Center on March 15th to deliver the final set of power-generating solar array ... Read more...

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Plan to turn life on orbiter into reality show dropped


March 13th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 13 (RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos and US space agency NASA have decided not to pursue an idea to make life on the International Space Station (ISS) a reality ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discoverys next mission postponed to March 15


March 12th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): NASA managers have postponed Space shuttle Discoverys launch to the International Space Station (ISS) to March 15.The planned liftoff on March 11 has been postponed due to ... Read more...

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