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  • Expedition 38 ends as crew members touch down in Kazakhstan

    Josh TallisMarch 11th, 2014

    Monday brought three astronauts of the International Space Station’s Expedition 38 crew back to Earth, signaling and end to their si. NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, alongside cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), touched down in a remote stretch of the Kazakhstan steppes late Monday (EDT) having bear witness […]

  • Expedition 38 departs, JAXA’s Wakata become first Japanese ISS commander

    Collin SkocikMarch 9th, 2014

    On Monday at 8:02 p.m. GMT, the Russian Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft will detach from the International Space Station (ISS) and plummet toward Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. The vessel’s departure will see the return of the ISS’ Expedition 38 crew to Earth. Commander Oleg Kotov joined by flight engineers Mike Hopkins and Sergei Ryazanskiy came aboard the space station back in September and have since […]

  • Opinion: The future of International Space and its Station

    Space Safety MagazineFebruary 4th, 2014

    Washington D.C. played host to space agency representatives from 32 nations on January 9-10, who attended summits on international collaboration in the space sector. As a welcome present, the US White House announced its intention to support an extension of the International Space Station operations through 2024.

  • NASA’s 2013 Astronaut Candidates Promote STEM Education at Smithsonian Event

    Press ReleaseJanuary 29th, 2014

    NASA Television will provide live coverage at 10 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 30 of an educational event at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington featuring the agency’s 2013 astronaut candidate class.

  • International Space Station Crew to Connect with Virginia Students

    Press ReleaseJanuary 7th, 2014

    Students in Newport News and Williamsburg, Va., will begin 2014 by talking with astronauts in orbit aboard the International Space Station.

  • The “Best Christmas ever” onboard the Space Station

    Josh TallisDecember 25th, 2013

    NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins completed their second spacewalk yesterday, Dec. 24, 2013 – in a successful attempt to repair the malfunctioning coolant Loop A onboard the International Space Station (ISS). The rare Christmas Eve Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA), only the second in history, negated the need for yet another history-making EVA on Christmas Day to be […]

  • Space station crew performs first successful spacewalk to remove ammonia pump

    Britt RawcliffeDecember 22nd, 2013

    Expedition 38 astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) successfully preformed the first in a series of extra-vehicular activities(EVAs) to replace a faulty ammonia pump on Saturday, December 21. This was the first of three spacewalks scheduled to fix a coolant loop issue which cropped up earlier this month on December 11.

  • 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 […]