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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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Arianespace to Launch 2 Galileo Satellites, Similar to IRNSS for GPS

European space agency Arianespace is getting ready to launch two Galileo satellites on March 27, a day before ISRO’s scheduled launch of IRNSS-1D navigation satellite. The two Galileo satellites would be launched jointly by a Soyuz rocket blasting off from French Guyana.The satellites are similar to Indian space agency ISRO’s IRNSS navigation satellites which are meant to achieve GPS capabilities. ...

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Russian spaceship Soyuz Brings New Crew to ISS

Three new crew members from the US, Russia and Italy arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on board a Russian spaceship on Monday. The crew members will conduct hundreds of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations during their six-month sojourn on the orbiting laboratory. These include observations of the genetic makeup of roundworms, examining aerosols in the atmosphere and levitating ...

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