New space station crew members launch from Kazakhstan
Published 6/7/2011 at 6:16 p.m. 0 comments
NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa launched to the International Space Station at 3:12 p.m. CDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m. local time, Wednesday) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
New space station crew to launch into orbit today
Published 6/7/2011 at 11:44 a.m. 0 comments
Expedition 28 Flight Engineers Mike Fossum, Sergei Volkov and Satoshi Furukawa are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:12 p.m. EDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m. Wednesday, Baikonur time) aboard the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft. They will arrive at ...
Space station gets unprecedented views of earth coasts
Published 6/3/2011 at 3:56 p.m. 0 comments
Advanced technology aboard the International Space Station is now providing unprecedented views of the planet's coastlines.
Shuttle Endeavour arrives at space station
Published 5/18/2011 at 8:39 a.m. 1 comment
Endeavour — making its final journey and the next-to-last flight of NASA's shuttle era — docked with the space station as the two vessels soared more than 200 miles above the planet, near Chile.
Mother dies as Italian astronaut son is in orbit
Published 5/3/2011 at 9:51 a.m. 0 comments
The mother of Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who is in orbit on the International Space Station, has died in her hometown near Milan.
Cargo craft launches as crew prepares for space shuttle
Published 4/27/2011 at 1:30 p.m. 0 comments
The ISS Progress 42 (P42) resupply craft has launched to replenish the International Space Station.
NASA receives European commitment to continue Space Station
Published 4/27/2011 at 9:37 a.m. 0 comments
The Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) for the International Space Station partner agencies met Wednesday, April 27, to discuss increased efforts to use the station as a test-bed for exploration.
Russia: American spacecraft not allowed to dock with ISS until safety proven
Published 4/26/2011 at 12:43 p.m. 0 comments
Russia will not permit the first U.S. commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) unless its safety is fully tested, a high-ranking Russian space official said, quoted by RIA Novosti.
China looking to public to name space station
Published 4/26/2011 at 10:41 a.m. 1 comment
The appeal is the latest indication of how China's military-backed space program is emerging from its veil of secrecy.
Russians concerned about private US spacecraft
Published 4/22/2011 at 1:08 p.m. 0 comments
Russian news agencies are quoting a top space official as saying Russia won't permit a U.S. commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station until it is satisfied the ship conforms to safety standards.
Pope to call space station in papal first
Published 4/22/2011 at 10:30 a.m. 0 comments
Pope Benedict XVI will be in satellite contact with two Italian astronauts aboard the International Space Station in what would be the first papal call to space.
NASA astronaut and Jethro Tull band member perform first space-Earth flute duet | Video
Published 4/11/2011 at 12:18 p.m. 0 comments
Performance celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight.
Space station crew to mark big space anniversaries
Published 4/11/2011 at 11:45 a.m. 0 comments
ISS will celebrate the anniversary of man's first journey into space and the first space shuttle launch.
NASA plans to use ISS in preparation for flights to Mars
Published 4/8/2011 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
A manned mission to Mars is planned for the mid 2030s.
New Expedition 27 trio docks to Station | Video
Published 4/7/2011 at 9:25 a.m. 0 comments
The crew arrived two days after launching.
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