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  • Fifth Japanese Kounotori cargo ship departs from ISS

    Derek RichardsonSeptember 28th, 2015

    After five weeks attached to the International Space Station, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Kounotori (White Stork) 5 cargo ship was unberthed by the Expedition 45 crew on Sept. 28, 2015, and sent on a path that will lead to its destructive atmospheric re-entry over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

  • The ‘Force’ is strong with Expedition 45

    Jason RhianFebruary 13th, 2015

    For some time now, NASA has taken to adapting iconic sci-fi, action and fantasy movie posters, and has produced images highlighting upcoming missions that the space agency is about to take part in. For the Expedition 45 crew, it was, “all too easy” to get the six space flyers that will comprise the crew to put […]