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International Space Station, Space Shuttle, NASA

New Multinational Crew docks with Space Station

June 9th, 2011

  A Russian Soyuz TMA-02M/27S spacecraft docked with the International Space Station late Thursday,  completing a two-day transit for Cosmonaut Sergei Volkov, NASA’s Mike Fossum and  Satoshi Furukawa, of the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency. The linkup at 5:18 p.m., EDT, united the newcomers with Expedition 28 commander Andrey Borisenko and flight engineer Alexander Samokutyaev, both […]

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Canadian Space Agency

NASA, ESA Unveil Much Anticipated Imagery of Shuttle Docked to Space Station

June 7th, 2011

NASA previewed images of the shuttle Endeavour docked to the International Space Station on Tuesday, the first photos showing the wide sweep of the orbiting science laboratory with one of the U. S. orbiters attached. The photos, taken on May 23 by European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli while aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule, were […]

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European Space Agency

U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach Space Station Aboard Soyuz Spacecraft

April 7th, 2011

A Soyuz capsule with a three-man U. S. and Russian crew docked smoothly with the International Space Station late Wednesday. The linkup at 7:09 p.m., EDT, delivered cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Andrey Borisenko as well as Ron Garan of NASA to the orbiting science laboratory for a six month stay. They were greeted by Dmitry […]

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