Expedition 35 crew members Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn have removed and replaced a pump on a cooling system of the International Space Station (ISS) that may be leaking ammonia, NASA said on Saturday.
The astronauts have removed “a 260-pound… Continue reading
MOSCOW, February 11 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to award European Space Agency (ESA) astronauts Andre Kuipers (the Netherlands) and Roberto Vittori (Italy) the Order of Friendship and the Medal “For Merit in Space… Continue reading
HAMPTON, Va. — The 18,000-pound test article that mimics the size and weight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft crew module recently completed a final series of water impact tests in the Hydro Impact Basin at the agency’s Langley Research Center in… Continue reading
HOUSTON — Three members of the Expedition 30 crew undocked from the International Space Station and safely returned to Earth on Friday, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month mission in space.
Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and Russian Flight Engineers Anatoly Ivanishin… Continue reading
Today, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced it has successfully completed the preliminary design review of its revolutionary launch abort system, a system designed for manned missions using its Dragon spacecraft. This represents a major step toward creating an American-made successor… Continue reading
Astronauts may need to take the unprecedented step of temporarily abandoning the International Space Station if last week’s Russian launch accident prevents new crews from flying there this fall.
Until officials figure out what went wrong with Russia’s essential Soyuz… Continue reading
ESAâ€™s six latest astronaut candidates proudly received their diplomas today at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany. From now on, they are officially â€˜astronautsâ€™.
The new astronauts, smiling in their blue overalls, were in the spotlight at ESAâ€™s… Continue reading
Todayâ€™s wakeup song was â€œThere is a Godâ€ by 33 Miles, played for Mission Specialist Patrick Forrester at 12:30 p.m. EDT.
NASA Television will air edited footage of Discoveryâ€™s launch, taken from the Solid Rocket Booster cameras, at 1 p.m.… Continue reading