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  • Expedition 47 trio heads to ISS aboard final Soyuz TMA-M spacecraft

    Tomasz NowakowskiMarch 18th, 2016

    Three members of the Expedition 47 crew blasted off at 5:26 p.m. EDT (21:26 GMT) from Site 1/5 in their Soyuz spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a six-hour orbital express route to the International Space Station (ISS).

  • ISS gets communications upgrade, new crew preps for arrival

    Derek RichardsonMarch 17th, 2016

    During the past week, the Expedition 47 crew of the International Space Station (ISS) performed a number of tasks upgrading the communications system of the orbiting outpost for the eventual arrival of commercial crew vehicles sometime next year.

  • Scott Kelly preps for homecoming, station preps for heavy traffic

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 28th, 2016

    As the one-year crew members, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko, prepare for their journey back to Earth, the International Space Station program gears up for a heavy month of visiting vehicle traffic at the orbiting outpost.