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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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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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Japan to send Twitter-using humanoid robot in space


February 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Japan's space agency is considering putting a talking humanoid robot on the International Space Station to watch the mission while astronauts are asleep.It would also monitor their health ... Read more...

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Boeing plans to fly tourists to space


September 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): Houston-based Boeing Company has announced a tentative agreement with Space Adventures Ltd to provide seats for private passengers into outer space.The seats would be on board its ... 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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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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NASA’s space shuttle Atlantis ready to launch on November 16


October 30th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): NASA has given its go ahead for the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 16.Atlantis is targeted to begin ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour launches to complete Japanese module


July 16th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew have set off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 15, to deliver the final segment to the Japan ... Read more...

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NASA delays Endeavour launch by 24 hours


July 12th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (RIA Novosti) The launch of space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed again by 24 hours to "allow technical teams additional time to evaluate lightning strikes at Launch Pad ... Read more...

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NASA selects June 13 as lunch date for space shuttle Endeavour


June 4th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): NASA managers have completed a review of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the ... Read more...

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NASA gives space station crew ‘go’ to drink recycled water


May 21st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): NASA's Mission Control gave the Expedition 19 astronaut crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) a "go" to drink water that the station's new recycling system has purified.Mission ... 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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Debris threat prompts International Space Station crew to evacuate


March 13th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): The threat of a possible collision with a piece of space junk made the three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) to briefly evacuate the ... 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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Space station crew exchanges seasons greetings with Earth


December 13th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has beamed down seasons greetings to the people of Earth, that is airing on NASA Television.The public can return ... Read more...

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Visual distress beacon lets screams be heard in space


October 24th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Scientists are developing an optical distress beacon for astronauts working outside their spacecraft, which would enable their screams for help to be heard in space in case ... Read more...

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Discovery shuttle lands back on Earth after lab mission


June 15th, 2008 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 14 (DPA) The shuttle Discovery landed back on Earth Saturday at the end of a 14-day mission to install crucial additions to a new space laboratory built by the Japanese ... Read more...

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Endeavour shuttle roars back to Earth


March 27th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by admin
For minutes after the precisely timed landing, fire spewed from the spacecraft's engines - a standard phenomenon that often goes unremarked by ordinary viewers during the more common daylight landings. The shuttle ... Read more...

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