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  • Expedition 42 crew returns safely to Earth

    Joe LatrellMarch 12th, 2015

    Expedition 42’s Soyuz (TMA-14M) spacecraft landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan last night at 10:07 p.m. EDT (0207 GMT). Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore of NASA, and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) were helped out of their capsule by Russian recovery teams after their successful 167-day stay on board […]

  • Expedition 42 preps for their return to Earth

    Joe LatrellMarch 10th, 2015

    After an amazing set of spacewalks, Expedition 42 is scheduled to return on March 11 at 10:08 p.m. (EDT). The crew will complete 167 days in space since lift off from the Kazakhstan launch center (Baikonur). Barry Wilmore, station commander, along with cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova have travelled almost 71 million miles (114 […]

  • CRS-5 Dragon arrives at International Space Station

    Collin SkocikJanuary 12th, 2015

    On Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX ) launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, carrying an unmanned Dragon spacecraft carrying supplies and scientific experiments for the International Space Station (ISS). The spacecraft made rendezvous with the ISS early Monday morning, was grappled by the ISS’s […]