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  • National Press Club breakfast an all-star lineup with Kelly brothers, Virts

    Mark UsciakSeptember 15th, 2015

    The National Press Club had an "all-star" lineup of guests for the organization's Sept. 14, 2015, breakfast. On hand were NASA astronauts Terry Virts, Mark Kelly, and a special guest who beamed in from on orbit – Kelly's brother Scott.

  • Expedition 42 preps for their return to Earth

    Joe LatrellMarch 10th, 2015

    After an amazing set of spacewalks, Expedition 42 is scheduled to return on March 11 at 10:08 p.m. (EDT). The crew will complete 167 days in space since lift off from the Kazakhstan launch center (Baikonur). Barry Wilmore, station commander, along with cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova have travelled almost 71 million miles (114 […]

  • Astronauts complete 185th ISS EVA

    Joe LatrellFebruary 21st, 2015

    Two astronauts stepped outside the comfort of the International Space Station (ISS) and began the first of three spacewalks designed to upgrade the orbiting laboratory and prepare it for the arrival of commercial vehicles in the coming years. The spacewalk started just behind schedule at 7:45 am EST (1247 GMT). Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts set […]

  • NASA issues new days for upcoming ISS spacewalks

    Jason RhianFebruary 19th, 2015

    NASA has released new dates for three planned spacewalks that are now scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 21; Wednesday, Feb. 25; and Sunday, March 1. These extra-vehicular activities or “EVAs” are being conducted to prepare the International Space Station (ISS ) for the inclusion of new docking ports that will greet planned U.S. […]