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News Archive / Tagged: Expedition 37

  • Mishap board releases EVA close call report

    Space Safety MagazineMarch 1st, 2014

    On February 26, the NASA board investigating the near-drowning of ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano on July 16, 2013 during an extravehicular activity (EVA) issued the public version of its mishap report. In a press conference, Board Chairman and International Space Station (ISS) Chief Engineer Christopher Hansen made the surprising revelation that the leak that prematurely […]

  • Expedition 37 crew return to Earth, ending six month stay on ISS

    Jason RhianNovember 11th, 2013

    Expedition 37 crew members, Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano boarded their Soyuz spacecraft and have left the International Space Station. The orbiting, multi-national facility had been the trio’s home for the past six months (they arrived at the station in May).

  • ISS cosmonauts’ EVA sees Olympic Torch taken into black of space

    Jason RhianNovember 9th, 2013

    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy stepped outside the Pirs docking module on the International Space Station (ISS) this morning. The pair conducted a five hour, 50-minute spacewalk which served to bring the Olympic Flame to a place that the early Greeks never could have conceived when the first Olympic […]

  • Soyuz re-positioned in preparation for close of Expedition 37

    Jason RhianNovember 2nd, 2013

    httpv:// Video courtesy of NASA Some of the current residents on board the International Space Station took one of their rocket-powered roadsters for a spin. The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft was undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) at approximately 4:33 a.m. EDT on Friday November 1. It traveled around the ISS before redocking at the […]

  • Europe’s ‘Albert Einstein’ ATV cargo vessel poised to depart International Space Station

    Jason RhianOctober 26th, 2013

    It’s all relative, you arrive and then you leave. Such is the case with the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Albert Einstein Automated Transfer Vehicle 4 or “ATV-4.” The soda can-shaped vessel is ready to undock from the International Space Station (ISS). ATV-4 has been loaded with trash and has been buttoned up in preparation of […]