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Shuttle Discovery back to Earth post 13-day final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery finally ended their 13-day space mission yesterday after a journey of more than five million miles.The final mission concluded the spacecraft's illustrious 27-year career with ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lands on Earth after final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday ended a 13-day journey of more than five million miles with a smooth landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery heads to International Space Station on its final mission


February 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off for its final flight from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a new module and critical supplies to the ... Read more...

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NASA sets launch date for space shuttle Discovery mission - Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): NASA has announced the launch of space shuttle Discovery yet again - the shuttle will begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at ... Read more...

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U2, NASA create video to celebrate their collaboration


August 28th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a commemorative video highlighting a year's worth of collaboration in space and on the group's 360 ... Read more...

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Soyuz’s re-entry capsule lands safely in Kazakhstan


October 11th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (RIA Novosti) The re-entry capsule of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft has landed safely in Kazakhstan's steppe Sunday, officials said. Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, NASA's (US space agency) Michael Barratt ... Read more...

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Americans to see International Space Station on Fourth of July


July 1st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The skies of the Unites States of America are all set to lit up on the fourth of July with a spectacular view of the International Space Station ... Read more...

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Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS


May 27th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) was launched Wednesday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, the mission control ... Read more...

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ISS now ready for six astronauts


May 7th, 2009 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (DPA) After more than 10 years of construction, the International Space Station is ready to double its crew to six astronauts from around the world in what will ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery returns safely to Earth (lead)


March 29th, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery landed safely at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida Saturday. Commander Lee Archambault guided the shuttle to a picture-perfect landing at 1914 GMT, ending the ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery returns safely to Earth


March 29th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery landed safely at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida Saturday. Commander Lee Archambault guided the shuttle to landing at 1914 GMT, ending the shuttle's 13-day ... Read more...

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US billionaire becomes first space tourist to visit International Space Station twice


March 27th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 27 (ANI): US billionaire Charles Simonyi has become the first space tourist to make a trip to the International Space Station (ISS) twice.According to a report by BBC News, Simonyi, ... Read more...

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Discovery undocks from expanded space station


March 26th, 2009 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) to head back to Earth after a week on a milestone construction mission that has doubled ... Read more...

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