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Sunita Williams takes fifth spacewalk (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest space flight (195 days) for a woman, has completed her fifth spacewalk lasting a near ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams arrives at her new home in space


July 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest space flight (195 days) for a woman, arrived at her new home amid stars with ... Read more...

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Italy to launch woman astronaut in 2014


July 4th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS) An Italian woman astronaut has been assigned for the first time for a mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Xinhua reported Tuesday.Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth after final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The space shuttle Endeavour landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday bringing its 25th and final spaceflight to a close.The landing, two days ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour prepares to leave space station, return to Earth


May 29th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- The six crew members of the space shuttle Endeavour on Sunday said farewell to the three Expedition 28 crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS) ... Read more...

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Shuttle Endeavor docks at International Space Station


May 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US space shuttle Endeavour docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday morning. The shuttle which is on its last mission to space blasted off ... Read more...

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NASA delays shuttle Endeavour’s launch


April 30th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (US), April 30 (IANS) NASA has postponed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour until Monday due to technical problems, Xinhua reported."Shuttle Endeavour's launch now no earlier than Monday ... Read more...

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NASA sets space shuttle Endeavour’s final launch for April 29


April 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour is officially scheduled for an April 29 launch, according to NASA.Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are scheduled to begin a 14-day ... 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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Space shuttle Discovery set to return to Earth for final time


March 8th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Monday announced that Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, completing a 13-day mission to outfit ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage


February 25th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off on its own final scheduled flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a storage room to the International ... 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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Launch of space shuttle Discovery postponed


November 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): NASA has postponed the launch of space shuttle Discovery to no earlier than 4:05 a.m. EST on Nov. 30.The reason behind the delay is a hydrogen gas leak ... 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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Wide-handed astronauts ‘more likely to have their fingernails fall off’


September 14th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A new study has found that astronauts with wider hands are more likely to have their fingernails fall off after working or training in space suit gloves.The trouble ... Read more...

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NASA schedules two critical space station repairs to take place to Saturday


August 6th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has scheduled two spacewalks to repair its failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station.The first spacewalk has been moved to this Saturday, while the ... Read more...

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Space Station Repair Scheduled For Saturday


August 6th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Space station repair is in progress. The astronauts from NASA moved one of the spacewalks to repair an ammonia pump at the International Space ... Read more...

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US, Russian astronauts arrive at space station


June 18th, 2010 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (DPA) A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived Thursday at the orbiting International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz lifted off Tuesday from the Baikonur ... Read more...

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Veteran astronauts Gorie and Olivas leave NASA


May 27th, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Wednesday that veteran astronauts Dominic Gorie and John "Danny" Olivas are leaving NASA.Gorie, a retired U.S. Navy captain, is a veteran of four space shuttle ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns safely to end its last mission


May 26th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA on Wednesday announced the end of Space shuttle Atlantis’ 12-day journey after it landed for the last time at 8:48 a.m. EDT.Six astronauts boarded space ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns home for last time


May 26th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis touched down Wednesday at Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing an end to its last scheduled mission. The landing marks the likely end of ... Read more...

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Atlantis starts home journey


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (DPA) The US space shuttle Atlantis separated from the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday to prepare for its home journey on the shuttle's last-ever mission before being retired. The Shuttle ... Read more...

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Atlantis astronauts, in high spirits, work overtime


May 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (DPA) Two astronauts grappled with an unruly cable and struggled with an antenna Monday during the first spacewalk of shuttle Atlantis' final scheduled mission. Astronauts Steve Bowen and Garrett ... Read more...

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North Carolina astronaut to board NASA’s next space shuttle flight


April 28th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Wednesday that a North Carolina astronaut will be on their next space shuttle flight.Tony Antonelli, who was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will make ... Read more...

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President Obama to meet NASA’s Endeavour crew


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama will meet the crew of NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour on Thursday afternoon, the White House said.A brief notice from the White House said Obama ... Read more...

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NASA space shuttle Discovery returns safely


April 20th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced that space shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts landed safely Tuesday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The 15-day journey of more than 6.2 million ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery returns after 15-day mission


April 20th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Space shuttle Discovery touched down at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida Tuesday, completing a 15-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The landing at 9:08 a.m. ... Read more...

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Discovery undocks from ISS, heads for home


April 17th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery undocked from the International Space Station Saturday and headed home after a mission to install a new ammonia tank and deliver experiments and other ... Read more...

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“Discovery” Astronauts Begin Their Second Spacewalk


April 11th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cape Caneveral, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA space shuttle Discovery has started its second spacewalk by astronauts Clay Anderson and Rick Mastracchio. The astronauts shall continue its mission of replacing ... Read more...

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NASA extends Discovery mission


April 11th, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (DPA) The US space agency NASA Saturday extended by one day space shuttle Discovery's mission at the International Space Station. The move was made to allow an inspection of Discovery's ... Read more...

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Astronauts complete first spacewalk of mission


April 10th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (DPA) Two Discovery shuttle astronauts undertook the first spacewalk of the current mission at the International Space Station (ISS) early Friday, checking off a list of outside chores aboard ... Read more...

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Discovery crew completes first spacewalk successfully


April 9th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced on Friday that its Discovery crew members completed their first spacewalk.Spacewalkers Rick Mastracchio and Clay Anderson completed a six-hour, 27-minute spacewalk at 7:58 a.m. ... 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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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a landing on Sunday, February 21, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ... Read more...

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US shuttle Endeavour docks with ISS


February 10th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) US space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday. Endeavour was launched Monday from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. It is delivering a new room ... Read more...

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