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NASA Revises Time for Space Station Crew News Conference

September 1, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA has revised the time for a news conference on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with the two agency astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The briefing, broadcast live on NASA Television, will begin at 9:30 a.m. CDT.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_M11-182_ISS_News.html

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Space Agencies Meet To Discuss A Global Exploration Roadmap

August 31, 2011 Leave a comment

Senior managers representing 10 space agencies from around the world met in Kyoto, Japan today to advance the Global Exploration Roadmap for coordinated space exploration.

During the past year, the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG) has developed a long-range human exploration strategy. It begins with the International Space Station and expands human presence throughout the solar system, leading ultimately to human missions to explore the surface of Mars. The roadmap flows from this strategy and identifies two potential pathways: “Asteroid Next” and “Moon Next.”

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_11-280_Global_Roadmaps.html

Progress 44 Fails to Reach Orbit

August 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Bound for the International Space Station, Progress 44 was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome at 15:00 CEST yesterday but failed to reach its target orbit and crashed in Siberia, Russia. Five minutes and 50 seconds after launch, an “off-nominal situation” was reported, with a loss of telemetry.

Full Story: http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMGNQRTJRG_index_0.html

Seattle Students Chat With Space Station Astronauts On Monday

August 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Students gathered at the Museum of Flight in Seattle will make a long distance call to astronauts aboard the International Space Station at approximately 1:35 p.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 29.

Students from Aviation High School, Puyallup High School, Civil Air Patrol and Liberty High School will ask Expedition 28 Flight Engineers Ron Garan, Mike Fossum and Satoshi Furukawa questions about life, work and research in space. The event will include a video link with the three astronauts and will be broadcast live on NASA Television.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_M11-179_Downlink.html

Cygnus Space Station Cargo Carrier Arrives At NASA Wallops

August 25, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA’s work to help develop the next generation of commercial space transportation systems reached another significant achievement yesterday with the arrival at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia of the Cygnus Pressurized Cargo Module, Orbital Science Corp.’s spacecraft to carry supplies to the International Space Station.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_11-276_Cygnus.html

NASA Television To Air Space Station Cargo Ship Arrival

August 24, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA Television will provide live coverage as a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft arrives at the International Space Station at 9:38 a.m. CDT on Friday, Aug. 26.

NASA TV coverage will begin at 9 a.m. The unpiloted Progress 44 spacecraft will automatically dock to the rear port of the station’s Zvezda service module.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_M11-174_Progress_Docks.html

NASA Television To Air Space Station Cargo Ship Arrival

August 22, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA Television will provide live coverage as a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft arrives at the International Space Station at 9:38 a.m. CDT on Friday, Aug. 26.

NASA TV coverage will begin at 9 a.m., in lieu of the day’s “ISS Update” program. The unpiloted Progress 44 spacecraft will automatically dock to the rear port of the station’s Zvezda service module.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_M11-174_Progress_Docks.html