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Displaying items by tag: Space Station

Saturday, 24 February 2007 21:19

How to deal with spaced-out astronauts

According to a NASA official, NASA has previously written a detailed set of procedures for dealing with suicidal or psychotic astronauts while  in space.

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From Wednesday to Friday (February 21-23, 2007), the six NASA astronauts participating in the next Shuttle mission are at the Kennedy Space Center preparing for their flight into space. Their destination is the International Space Station.

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Live NASA TV coverage of the spacewalk on February 22, 2007 began at 4 a.m. (U.S.) eastern standard time (EST). The spacewalk that was scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. EST was about one-half hour late in beginning.

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Former U.S. astronaut John Glenn told a group of schoolchildren on Tuesday, February 20, 2007—the 45th anniversary of his historic Mercury 6 mission as the first American to orbit the Earth—that the International Space Station is not currently, and will not in the future, be fully utilized with its present funding and schedule.

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Five THEMIS satellites crucial to understanding solar winds and space storms which can affect spacecraft and astronauts have successfully launched into space from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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Friday, 16 February 2007 10:45

Atlantis back on the launch pad

Space shuttle Atlantis has reached the launch pad ahead of its scheduled March 15 liftoff from Kennedy Space Center on an 11-day mission.

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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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