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Displaying items by tag: Space Station

Friday, 16 February 2007 21:00

Record-setting spacewalk set for February 22nd

On February 22, 2007, Michael Lopez-Alegria and Mikhail Tyurin are scheduled to perform a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station in Russian Orlan spacesuits from the Russian Pirs (S01) airlock module.
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We see and hear the terms astronaut and cosmonaut when dealing with the various space programs around the world. Here is some background on astronaut, cosmonaut, and other space-faring terms for space travelers.
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Wednesday, 14 February 2007 04:43

French astronaut picked for Space Station mission

French astronaut Léopold Eyharts will be part of the Expedition 16 crew of the International Space Station that will deliver the European Space Agency's Columbus laboratory this (northern) autumn.

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A power loss aboard the International Space Station (ISS) at about 1 a.m. EST on February 11, 2007, causes inconvenience to ISS crewmembers.

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The third spacewalk in nine days by International Space Station commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and flight engineer Sunita Williams was successfully completed on Thursday, February 8, 2007.
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International Space Station commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and flight engineer Sunita Williams begin the third of three spacewalks at 8:26 a.m. eastern standard time (EST) Thursday, February 8, 2007.

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The third of a series of three spacewalks (EVA-6, -7, and -8) conducted by the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 14 astronauts is scheduled to begin on Thursday, February 8, 2007. ISS commander Michael López-Alegría and ISS flight engineer Sunita Williams will go outside of the station to work on further construction activities.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2007 13:36

Woman sets new spacewalking record

Sunita Williams has taken the women's world record for the most time spacewalking, after completing a seven hour excursion outside the International Space Station (ISS).

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Monday, 05 February 2007 17:12

Female astronaut the most spaced-out ever!

While Michael Jackson is still the world’s most famous ‘Moonwalker’, US Astronaut Sunita Williams is the world’s longest female spacewalker – giving Luke Skywalker a run for his money.

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Monday, 05 February 2007 14:48

Spacewalkers upgrade station's coolant system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Two NASA astronauts left the International Space Station on Sunday to hook up a new cooling system that will pave the way for installation of European and Japanese modules beginning this year.

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Sunday, 04 February 2007 21:29

Second ISS astronaut spacewalk on live NASA TV

NASA news reports that International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 14 commander Michael Michael López-Alegría and flight engineer Suni Williams began the second of three spacewalks at 8:38 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, February 4, 2007.

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International space station commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and Sunita Williams have embarked on a second spacewalk to continue work on the station's new cooling system.

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International Space Station (ISS) crew members Michael López-Alegría and Sunita Williams will go outside Sunday February 4, 2007, for the second of their three spacewalks over a nine-day period to perform more assembly work on the ISS.

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Beginning January 31, 2007, International Space Station (ISS) crew members will perform a series of spacewalks in order to help the Space Shuttle astronauts assemble the ISS. Expedition 14 members performing these spacewalks are: Michael López-Alegría, Sunita Williams, and Mikhail Tyurin.

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Monday, 29 January 2007 05:13

PDAs in space

A European Space Agency trial has shown that PDAs are suitable platforms for 'real' applications used by astronauts, not just personal or entertainment software.

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Barbara Radding Morgan is scheduled to fly on STS-118 aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station. A member of NASA’s Teacher-in-Space program in 1985, Morgan has remained active in the U.S. space program. In January 1998, she was selected as the first NASA Educator Astronaut.

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Sunday, 21 January 2007 13:34

Cargo vessel docks safely with space station

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An unmanned Russian Progress supply vehicle docked with the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) early on Saturday to deliver a 2.5 ton cargo of fuel, oxygen supplies, food and equipment.

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New supplies arrived at the International Space Station Friday night as an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment. The cargo spacecraft will refill the larders and gas tanks for the international crew with more than 2.5 tons of food, fuel and supplies.

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With recent speculation that NASA is planning a manned mission to an asteroid to bring back samples of space rock, it would be informative to know how astronauts will travel there. The mission itself will use the new program that NASA is developing called Project Constellation. The program, which replaces the current Space Transportation System (STS) involving the Space Shuttle fleet, will extend manned space activities of the United States from low-Earth orbit to such destinations as the Moon, Mars, asteroids, and possibly other more distant celestial bodies.
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The next NASA Space Shuttle mission is expected to lift off from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A on March 16, 2007. Aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis, its crew will consist of Commander Frederick Sturckow, Pilot Lee Archambault, and Mission Specialists James Reilly, John Olivas, Patrick Forrester, and Steve Swanson.
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