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September 3, 2017 1:44 AM Soyuz MS-04 descent module lands in Kazakhstan

The spacecraft carries Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer KOROLEV /Moscow Region/, September 3. /TASS/. The descent module of Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three people on board landed in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, the Russian Mission Control center said. The three international crew members 9

July 23, 2017 7:02 AM Explore International Space Station with Google’s New Outer Space View

Google – the search engine giant has launched its and world’s first “gravity free” Street View on its Google Maps which features some spectacular pictures and imagery of the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, for allowing people to navigate the ISS from earth. When ‘Google Map’ has mapped the entire world and has been facilitating people 9

July 20, 2017 8:16 AM Ever wondered what the first astronauts to land on moon left there?

48 years ago today, the first ever humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the moon, diminishing the distance between the universe and Earth. July 20, 1969 was not just any other day for us humans living on the earth. On this day, 48 years ago, technological progress led the humans to land on the moon- a dream that many of us dreamt 82

June 30, 2017 8:34 AM Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country's space agency. This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station, an agency spokeswoman told AFP on Friday (June 30). The idea is to first 9

June 8, 2017 7:26 AM US spook-sat buzzed the International Space Station

Amateur spy-watcher plots path to USA 276's fly-by For a little while earlier this month, astronauts on the International Space Station had a spooky companion: a spy satellite that circled just outside the its “danger zone”. Dutch satellite-watcher Marco Langbroek (whose day job is at the Technical University of Delft) analysed the orbit of USA 276, a spy satellite 33

May 23, 2017 4:42 PM Rascal Flatts gets 'Back to Us' with 10th release (CD review)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Listening to Rascal Flatts' new album is a lot like watching the luggage carousel spin at any airport - there's a lot of mixed baggage. Mostly, it's what we've come to expect from the Ohio-born band featuring Columbus cousins Gary Levox on lead vocals and Jay DeMarcus on bass and every other instrument ever created as well as backing 50

May 12, 2017 6:06 PM Astronauts ace station's 200th spacewalk, shortened by leak

An equipment water leak shortened Friday's spacewalk by two U.S. astronauts at the International Space Station, but they still managed to replace a faulty electronics box. Despite the initial trouble, it was a milestone moment as Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer floated outside on the station's 200th spacewalk. The astronauts wasted no time removing the old electronics 9

May 12, 2017 6:06 PM US astronauts start historic 200th spacewalk late, after water leak

Two US astronauts began the 200th spacewalk at the ISS, following a brief delay after NASA discovered a water leak in equipment that helps power their spacesuits Miami: Two US astronauts began the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station on Friday, following a brief delay after National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) discovered 14

April 22, 2017 5:29 PM Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of the first 15

April 19, 2017 11:02 AM SS John Glenn Soars Into Space: NASA Resupplies ISS And Pays Tribute To A National Hero

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) honored the legendary astronaut and national hero, John Glenn, by launching a cargo ship named after him into space on Tuesday, April 18. Glenn was a Marine-trained pilot who fought during World War II and the Korean War. He was a part of the first group of astronauts drafted by NASA in 1959. Dubbed 15