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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 […]

  • Space station cosmonauts conduct spacewalk to install external cameras

    Britt RawcliffeDecember 28th, 2013

    Only a few days after the final spacewalk to fix a faulty coolant pump, Expedition 38 cosmonauts completed another spacewalk to install photographic equipment on December 27. The spacewalk, kicked off by the duo opening the hatch of the Russian Pirs airlock at 8 a.m. EST, lasted 8 hours and 7 minutes wrapping up at […]

  • 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 […]