News about 'International Space Station'

Feb 28, 2013

Married couple mars mission to happen in January 2018 via Inspiration Mars Foundation

Married couple mars mission to happen in January 2018 via Inspiration Mars Foundation
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A married couple mars mission is being set to happen in January 2018, courtesy by Inspiration Mars Foundation, a new nonprofit organization founded by private space traveler Dennis Tito, a multimillionaire American engineer who spent nearly 8 days in orbit as a crew member of ISS EP-1 in 2001. Image Credit: InspirationMars.org According to a […]


Oct 8, 2012

SpaceX launch: Dragon spacecraft successfully launched to International Space Station (Video)

SpaceX Dragon launch
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The Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, October 7, 2012, as shown in the video below. The CRS-1 mission marks the first of at least 12 SpaceX missions to the ISS for the cargo resupply mission with NASA. SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch Image Credit: […]


Apr 24, 2012

SpaceX: April 30 rocket launch to International Space Station delayed, moved to about a week later

SpaceX Dragon rocket
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Updated: October 8, 2012 4:30 p.m. Read SpaceX launch: Dragon spacecraft successfully launched to International Space Station (Video) SpaceX announced on Monday, April 23, 2012 that the Falcon 9 rocket launch to the International Space Station (ISS) has been delayed again, which was supposed to be this coming Monday, April 30. Dragon rocket with the […]


Apr 17, 2012

NASA: 2012 SpaceX launch to International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, April 30

Falcon 9 testing
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Updated: April 24, 2012 6:40 p.m. Read SpaceX: April 30 rocket launch to International Space Station delayed, moved to about a week later A SpaceX launch is set to happen on Monday, April 30, 2012, after officials of SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation) met with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) recently. Static test firing […]


Apr 9, 2012

Robot cargo ship: European ATV-3 cargo ship arrives at the International Space Station

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A European robot cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station. The robot cargo ship, known as the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3), was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) on March 23, 2012 and docked at the space station five days later, according to reports by several international news sites on Friday, April […]


Jan 17, 2012

SpaceX February 7 launch to International Space Station (ISS) postponed

SpaceX February 7 launch to International Space Station (ISS) postponed
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Updated: April 17, 2012 7:10 p.m. Read NASA: 2012 SpaceX launch to International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, April 30 The Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) postponed the scheduled launch of its Dragon logistics spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS), which is supposed to be on February 7, 2012. SpaceX COTS Demo 2/3 Dragon spacecraft […]


Sep 21, 2011

Southern Lights, Aurora Australis, from Space Released by NASA (Video)

Southern Lights, Aurora Australis, from Space Released by NASA (Video)
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A video of the Southern Lights or Aurora Australis, which was captured from space by astronauts, was released by NASA, according to various news sites, September 21, 2011.


Aug 17, 2011

SpaceX launch to International Space Station (ISS) on November 30, NASA agrees

SpaceX launch to International Space Station (ISS) on November 30, NASA agrees
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Updated: January 17, 2012 11:50 a.m. Read SpaceX February 7 launch to International Space Station (ISS) postponed The next SpaceX launch is on November 30, 2011 and will be to the International Space Station (ISS), with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) providing the launch date. SpaceX Dragon spacecraft Image Credit: Roger Gilbertson/SpaceX.com As noted […]


Aug 4, 2011

Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev Perform Six-Hour Space Walk from International Space Station

Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev Perform Six-Hour Space Walk from International Space Station
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Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev Image Credit: NASA TV Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev, two Russian cosmonauts embarked on a six-hour spacewalk from the International Space Station, according to several international news sites, August 4, 2011. Based on reports, Volkov and Samokutyaev , wearing Russian Orlan-K space suits, opened the hatch of the ISS at […]


Jul 11, 2011

NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis docks to International Space Station for the last time

NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis docks to International Space Station for the last time
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NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis docked at the International Space Station on Sunday, July 10, 2011, which is the last docking of the Space Shuttle. Space Shuttle Atlantis, as it docked to International Space Station Image Credit: NASA TV According to NASA, Space Shuttle Atlantis docked at 11:07 a.m. (EDT), which is also the 12th time […]