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Space Shuttle, ISS Begin Equipment Transfer

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The combined crew of 10 members will spend more than a week transferring a year’s worth of supplies and equipment to the space station. NASA is ending the shuttle program to concentrate resources on deep-space exploration. The agency is working with several commercial U.S. aerospace companies to develop vehicles to replace the shuttles. Until then, […]

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Space Shuttle, ISS Begin Equipment Transfer

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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The crews aboard the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station Monday attached the 12.5-ton Raffaello multi-purpose module to the space station. The module is packed with more than 8,000 pounds of spare parts, equipment, food and other supplies that will sustain space station operations through 2012. Meanwhile, the U.S. space agency NASA […]

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Space Shuttle, ISS Begin Equipment Transfer

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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The crews aboard the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station are in the process of transferring the 12.5-ton Raffaello multi-purpose module from the shuttle cargo bay to the space station. The module is packed with more than 8,000 pounds of spare parts, equipment, food and other supplies that will sustain space station […]

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Space Shuttle, ISS Begin Equipment Transfer

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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The crews aboard the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will spend Monday moving the 12.5-ton Raffaello multi-purpose module from the shuttle cargo bay to the space station. The module is packed with more than 8,000 pounds of spare parts, equipment, food and other supplies that will sustain space station operations through […]

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Space Debris on Course with Atlantis and International Space Station

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 10:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency NASA is tracking a piece of Soviet space debris that could collide Tuesday with the International Space Station and the space shuttle Atlantis. The debris will make its closest approach Tuesday, right in the middle of a planned spacewalk. According to NASA officials the debris is from a Soviet era satellite […]

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Atlantis Docks at International Space Station

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis has docked at the International Space Station. Sunday’s arrival marks the 12th and final visit by Atlantis to the space station. The combined crew members, 10 in all, will begin more than a week of work, transferring a year’s worth of supplies and equipment to the space station. Upon its […]

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Atlantis Docks at International Space Station

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis has docked at the International Space Station Sunday. The U.S. space agency NASA says the crews of both vessels are conducting a welcome ceremony later in the day, marking the 12th and final visit by Atlantis to the space station. The combined crew members, 10 in all, will then begin […]

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Atlantis to Dock at Space Station Sunday

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis is set to dock at the International Space Station Sunday. The astronauts used their first full day in orbit Saturday to inspect the shuttle’s heat shield for any damage from Friday’s launch. NASA says the four-member crew used the shuttle’s robotic arm and an extension with cameras on the end […]

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Atlantis to Dock at Space Station Sunday

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis is set to dock at the International Space Station Sunday. The astronauts used their first full day in orbit Saturday to inspect the shuttle’s heat shield for any damage from Friday’s launch. NASA says the four-member crew used the shuttle’s robotic arm and an extension with cameras on the end […]

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US Astronauts Inspecting Shuttle for Damage

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Astronauts aboard the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis are using their first full day in orbit to inspect the shuttle’s heat shield for any damage from Friday’s launch. The U.S. space agency, NASA, says crew members are conducting Saturday’s inspection in preparation for docking at the International Space Station on Sunday. NASA says the four-member crew […]

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