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Peter Frampton, Bandmates Chat with Space Station Astronauts

October 18th, 2011

  Count British born musician Peter Frampton, who soared to fame in the 1970s for his arena rock concerts and best selling album Frampton Comes Alive!, as a big fan of NASA and space exploration. The 61-year-old headliner and his band trekked to NASA’s Christopher C. Kraft Mission Control on Monday after a Sunday concert […]

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Astronaut Mike Fossum, the International Space Station Commander, Goes 1 on 1 with the Middle School Students at the Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technical Conference

September 27th, 2011

  International Space Station commander Mike Fossum, a NASA astronaut, took a series of wide ranging questions from middle school students on Tuesday. The students are participants in the Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technical Conference at the University of Texas – Pan America in Edinburgh, Texas. Fossum, who grew up in McAllen, Tex., and took […]

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Could Human Missions to Mars be Possible in 25 years? A Collection of the World’s Most Capable Space Agencies Believes So

September 25th, 2011

A collaboration among 12 national  space agencies, including NASA — and working under the wing of the International Space Exploration Coordination Group believes so.   They established a blue print, The Global Exploration Roadmap, which was made public earlier this week that suggests how it could be accomplished, through two pathways. One leads first to […]

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Partners Forge Plan That Prevents Temporary De-staffing of the International Space Station

September 16th, 2011

  Human operations aboard the International Space Station will continue uninterrupted under a new Russian Soyuz launch strategy announced Thursday, following a meeting of the NASA-led Space Station Control Board. The station’s 15-nation partnership faced the prospects of a temporary de-staffing in late November, following the Aug. 24 failure of a Soyuz-U booster with a […]

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NASA Moves Forward With International Space Station National Laboratory

September 12th, 2011

  NASA has completed negotiations with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, the Florida-based nonprofit group selected by the space agency earlier this year to manage the U. S. National Laboratory segment of the International Space Station. CASIS will receive $15 million annually to manage future National Lab activities by other federal […]

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U.S.-led Partnership Faces Possiblity of Mid-November Space Station De-Staffing

August 30th, 2011

  NASA has raised the prospect that the U. S.led, 15-nation International Space Station partnership may have to de-staff the orbiting science laboratory in mid-November, if Russia’s investigation and recovery from the Aug. 24 loss of the Progress 44 re-supply mission is long running. The unpiloted Progress capsule, filled with nearly three tons of supplies […]

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