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Sunita Williams completes spacewalk outside ISS


August 31st, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide completed almost a record long spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS), reported NASA.NASA Flight Engineer ... Read more...

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Russia’s ISS crew members complete spacewalk (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yury Malenchenko completed a six-hour spacewalk having carried out all planned maintenance tasks on the International Space Station (ISS).The cosmonauts ... Read more...

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Russian cosmonauts go on spacewalk


August 21st, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yury Malenchenko started Monday a six-hour spacewalk to carry out a number of maintenance tasks on the International Space Station ... Read more...

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Space station cosmonauts to make 3D photo report


May 17th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS) The crew members at the International Space Station (ISS) will make a photo report about life onboard the orbital complex, with a 3D camera sent by ... Read more...

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New space station crew in orbit


May 15th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baikonur (Kazakhstan), May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut, launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan Tuesday, have begun a ... Read more...

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Space station crew lands in Kazakhstan


April 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Soyuz re-entry capsule with three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) landed safely in Kazakhstan Friday, the Russian mission control centre said.The ... 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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Astronauts rush to safety as space junk whizz by


March 25th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Six International Space Station (ISS) astronauts rushed to safety as a piece of a Russian satellite whizzed by.The astronauts orbiting 320 km above the planet were ... Read more...

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Orbiting cosmonauts vote in Russian polls


March 5th, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three Russian cosmonauts cast their ballots for the presidential elections Sunday from the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's Mission Control said.Anton Shkaplerov, Anatoly Ivanishin and ... Read more...

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Russian cosmonauts conduct space walk


February 17th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS) Two Russian cosmonauts Thursday launched a six-hour space walk outside the International Space Station (ISS), the country's space agency Roscosmos said.Cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Anton Shkaplerov ... Read more...

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Space station crew land safely in Kazakhstan (Lead)


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft carrying three crewmembers of the International Space Station (ISS) landed safely in Kazakhstan Tuesday morning, Russia's mission control said.The landing capsule ... Read more...

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Russian space agency names next crew to ISS


October 25th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS) Russian space agency Roscosmos has named the next crew members who will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) Nov 14.The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft will bring ... Read more...

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ISS crew to launch mini-satellite Aug 3


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will launch a mini-satellite during a spacewalk Aug 3 in honour of the 50th anniversary of Russian astronaut ... Read more...

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Russian cargo spaceship docks with ISS


April 29th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS) A Russian cargo spaceship docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, the Mission Control Centre said.The Progress M-10M freighter docked with the Pirs module ... Read more...

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Russian cosmonauts never had sex in space: Expert


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr. 23 (ANI): Russian or Soviet cosmonauts never had sex in space in the 50 years of human exploration of the cosmos, according to a Russian expert."There's no official or ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft docks with ISS


April 7th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Soyuz TMA-21 manned spacecraft - nicknamed "Gagarin" - docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday, the mission control said.The spacecraft has been ... Read more...

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New crew head for space from same launch pad used by Yuri Gagarin


April 5th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A week before the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight, three astronauts headed for the International Space Station from Russia's launch pad in Kazakhstan at 6:18 p.m. ... Read more...

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Russia launches manned spacecraft


April 5th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS) Russia launched a spacecraft with three astronauts onboard on way to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan early Tuesday.The Soyuz ... Read more...

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Russian space mission returns to earth


March 16th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz TMA-M capsule landed in Kazakhstan Wednesday, ferrying three astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) safely back to earth, officials said.The capsule, carrying ... Read more...

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Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft docks with ISS


October 10th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz TMA-M manned spacecraft has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the mission control said Sunday.The Soyuz brought to the ISS Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri ... Read more...

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International space station expedition 24 crew lands safely


September 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.25 (ANI): Three members of the International Space Station Expedition 24 landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, wrapping up a six-month stay onboard.Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov ... Read more...

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Russian spaceship docks with ISS


September 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) Russian cargo spaceship Progress M-07M successfully docked Sunday with the International Space Station (ISS), the mission control centre said. The spacecraft docked with the Zvezda service module at the ... Read more...

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ISS austronauts contacted from ancient Incan city


August 27th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The ancient Incan civilisation city of Machu Picchu in Peru made history Thursday when a radio contact was established from there with the Intetrnational Space Station ... Read more...

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Astronauts become as weak as 80-year-olds in space


August 19th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) The US researchers have found that astronauts in the prime of life, spending months in space, become as weak as 80-year-olds. The researchers made the discovery after examining ... Read more...

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TV signals caused Russian rocket to miss ISS: NASA


July 4th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, July 4 (DPA) Television signals caused a Russian cargo rocket to miss its rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS), NASA officials said Saturday. The engineers indicated they would avoid activating the ... Read more...

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Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft blasts off to ISS


June 16th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Baikonur, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft with three crewmembers on board Wednesday blasted off from the Baikonur Space Station in Kazakhstan for its half-year mission on the International Space ... Read more...

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Discovery shuttle launched


April 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (DPA) NASA's Discovery space shuttle was launched Monday for a scheduled 13-day mission, one of the last remaining four flights for the ageing shuttle fleet. Discovery took off from Cape ... Read more...

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Astronauts from Russia, US reach International Space Station


April 4th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (DPA) A US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts arrived punctually at the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday, Russia's mission control spokesman Valeri Lyndin said. The Russian Soyuz spaceship carrying American ... Read more...

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Russian rocket takes off for International Space Station


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian rocket carrying two cosmonauts and a US astronaut took off on a six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space centre ... Read more...

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US astronaut sends first tweet from space


January 24th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (DPA) The modern communication tool Twitter made it into outer space when US astronaut Timothy Creamer sent a tweet from the International Space Station (ISS), Russian state television reported ... Read more...

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What astronauts should eat in space


January 19th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A new book, titled "The Astronaut's Cookbook," features recipes for food that astronauts should have while in space.According to New Scientist, the authors of the book are Charles ... Read more...

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U2 stars phone astronauts in outer space!


October 14th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): U2 members Bono and The Edge, along with the former's sons, made a personal call to the astronauts on the International Space Station.The rockers and kids Eli and ... 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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Russian spaceship delivers food, water to International Space Station


May 17th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Moscow, May 17 (Xinhua) A Russian cargo spaceship has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver food, water, fuel and equipment for the crew, the Mission Control said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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