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Atlantis docks with space station one last time


July 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Space shuttle Atlantis Sunday arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) for one final visit.It docked at the station at 1507 GMT, space.com reported. The hatches ... Read more...

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Shot US congresswoman Giffords’ husband Kelly to lead last Endeavour shuttle mission


February 5th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): NASA has claimed that the husband of Gabrielle Giffords, the Democrat Representative who was injured in an Arizona gun attack, is scheduled to lead one of the final ... Read more...

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Astronaut Mark Kelly to resume NASA mission training


February 5th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday announced that astronaut Mark Kelly will resume training for space mission.Kelly has been on a personal leave since ... Read more...

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Discovery docks with space station


April 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) US space shuttle Discovery has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday, NASA said. Shuttle Commander Alan Poindexter docked the spacecraft with the station's Harmony node at 3.44 ... Read more...

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Space station opens to Tranquility and its picture window


February 13th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (DPA) Astronauts Saturday opened the hatch to the space station's newest room - the Italian-built Tranquility node that will eventually offer a six-sided picture window on space. NASA television showed ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Cape Canaveral


November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (Florida, US), Nov.17 (ANI): The space shuttle "Atlantis" rocketed into orbit on Monday with six astronauts and a full load of spare parts for the International Space Station.The Atlantis ... Read more...

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NASA shuttle commander to tweet from space!


May 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): NASA astronaut Mark Polansky, commander of the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in June this year, is sharing updates about his training and ... Read more...

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Endeavour heads for space station on home makeover mission


November 15th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (Xinhua) US space shuttle Endeavour carrying seven astronauts aboard headed Saturday for the international space station on a home makeover mission.The shuttle with a beautiful orange full moon ... Read more...

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Endeavour makes picture-perfect docking at space station


March 13th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 13 (DPA) The shuttle Endeavour docked early Thursday at the International Space Station, completing another picture-perfect part of its mission after a flawless launch, US space officials said. After docking, ... Read more...

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