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Station’s Next Crew Prepares For Launch

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Joel Kowsky. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 03:13 EDT (07:13 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-04 (ISS 50S or Soyuz 52) will be lifting off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome in … Continue reading

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Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome Ready for Debut

Images Credit & Copyright: JSC/SRC Progress of the first Soyuz at Vostochny Cosmodrome.  See below for all the links you need. LAUNCH ALERT: On Wednesday, April 27 at 02:01 UTC (22:01 EDT on the 26th) a Russian Soyuz 2-1a rocket … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress 63P (MS-02) to Launch Today

Image Credit & Copyright: Energia. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 16:23 UTC (12:23 EDT) a Russian Soyuz 2-1A rocket; ISS Progress 63P (63P) is slated to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) … Continue reading

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Expedition 47/48 (TMA-20M & ISS 46S) Crew to Launch This Week

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/Joel Kowsky of the launch of Expedition 46/47. Friday, March 18, at 21:26 UTC (17:26 EDT) a Soyuz-FG rocket; TMA-20M (ISS 46S or Soyuz 48) will be lifting off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) … Continue reading

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ESA’s ExoMars Orbiter & Lander Bound for the Red Planet

Illustration Credit & Copyright: B. Bethge/European Space Agency (ESA). LAUNCH ALERT: Monday, March 14 at 09:30 UTC (05:30 EDT) The European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars mission will be launching to the Red Planet from the legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion

Video Credit & Copyright: Roscosmos. On November 1, 2013, Soyuz TMA-09M was repositioned at the International Space Station (ISS) from Mini Research Module-1 (MRM-1) Rassvet to Zvezda “Star” Service Module (DOS-8) which was vacated by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) … Continue reading

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Quiet Space Legend Breaks Most Time in Space Record

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA of Gennady Padalka during spacewalk removing the Strela-2 cargo boom from the Pirs docking compartment on the ISS’s Zarya module in 2012. With much attention being given to the International Space Station’s (ISS) 1 Year … Continue reading

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