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Watch Live: ISS Crew to Conduct Emergency Spacewalk Today to Replace MDM Box

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to conduct the 201st spacewalk to repair the MDM box for communications maintenance. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA will undertake its an urgent repair work outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, May 23 with expedition 51 Commander Whitson and Flight Engineer Fischer replacing a malfunctioning computer relay box that failed three days ago. The box known as multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) is the only other unit that regulates the operation of radiators, solar arrays and cooling loops, ...

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SpaceX 10th Cargo Mission Falcon 9 Launch Successful, Rendezvous with International Space Station Tomorrow

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched the Dragon spacecraft on Sunday to deliver cargo to the International Space Station for NASA, its 10th mission and this time it has chosen the historic NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center is historic as its roots date back to the early 1960s for Moon Missions. Built for ...

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3 New Astronauts Set Sail to International Space Station

International Space Station Expedition 48/49 astronaut Kate Rubins of NASA, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Takuya Onishi. Credits: NASA

Three astronauts, one each from NASA, Roscosmos and JAXA have set their space journey with the launch of Russian Soyuz MS-01 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 9:36 p.m. EDT Wednesday. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ...

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ISS Reporter-Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth, Sets New Record Stay in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth today along with his Russian counterpart Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko aftr 340 days aboard the International Space Station that had elicited enormous interest in space watch from above and the way night lights ignite new visions of our planet. The astronauts returned by a Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft that landed in Kazakhstan at 11:26 pm ...

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FalconX Re-usable Rocket Lands on Seapad Successfully, Creates History (Watch Video)

High res video of landing from the helo https://t.co/G0Yq2V5J3m — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 22, 2015 The concept of landing a rocket on an ocean platform has been around for decades but SpaceX’s earlier attempts failed repeatedly forcing the space agency to limit its expectation at 50% on Dec. 21 when its Falcon 9 rocket successfully accomplished the target of ...

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NASA Recruiting Mars-Bound astronauts From Today, 65 Days Left

Looking for a job on Mars? Here is a way! US space agency NASA has announced for applications from prospective astronauts for its ambitious space missions, beginning with the International Space Station stay to Mars exploration mission two decades later. Qualifying U.S. citizens may apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/423817000 Starting from today, December 15, 2015, the application can be made online at the ...

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Cygnus Soars Spaceward to Touch-base with ISS, Orbital ATK Scores Point

After a burst of smoke and column of flame, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Sunday lifted off the cargo-laden Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft onto an orbital path for a rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) on December 9 to deliver grocery such as scientific experiments and supplies to its six-person crew of astronauts. The lift-off took ...

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Watch Live as Thrice Delayed Orbital Cargo Ship to ISS Lifts Off Today

The delayed launch of the Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS), that was delayed three times this week owing to bad weather, will be lifted off today, Sunday, December 6, 2015, said US space agency NASA. Where to Watch Live? Live coverage of the launch and ISS berthing will be available on NASA Television at http://www.nasa.gov/ntv. The ...

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