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September 01, 2014
NASA Awaits Boeing's Completion of Soyuz Replacement
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Aug 25, 2014
NASA has announced that the US is currently close to completing development of its new commercial space taxi, which is designed to transport American astronauts to the International Space Station, replacing Russia's Soyuz carriers. "The multibillion-dollar program has taken on new urgency in recent months, given escalating tensions with Russia," Reuters notes. According to Reuters, Boeing has a competitive advantage over its four American rivals as it is the only manufacturer which was able ... read more

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The ISS just dumped 3,300 lbs of space trash to burn up in Earth's atmosphere
At some point on Sunday, nearly 3,300 pounds of trash will burn up in the Earth's atmosphere, disposing of waste produced by the International Space Station and giving astronauts a chance to study atmospheric re-entry. ... more
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NASA's Space Station Fix-It Demo for Satellites Gets Hardware for 2.0 Update
Who doesn't love an upgrade? Newer, better and oh so shiny is great, but what's really fantastic is when a change unlocks new possibilities. That's the case with NASA's fix-it investigation on the I ... more
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ATV completes final automated docking
In a flawless demonstration of technology and skill, ESA's fifth and final ATV, Georges Lemaitre, docked with the International Space Station, fixing itself firmly for a six-month resupply and reboo ... more
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On the frontiers of cyborg science
No longer just fantastical fodder for sci-fi buffs, cyborg technology is bringing us tangible progress toward real-life electronic skin, prosthetics and ultraflexible circuits. Now taking this human ... more
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ESA's cargo vessel ready for space delivery
ESA's latest Automated Transfer Vehicle is set to dock with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering more than six tonnes of crucial supplies and scientific experiments to the orbiting ... more
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US EVAa Delayed; Crew Preps For Russian EVA, Robonaut Upgrades
The six-person Expedition 40 crew of the orbiting International Space Station spent Wednesday conducting medical research, gearing up for a Russian spacewalk and preparing the station's robotic crew ... more
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Robonaut Upgrades, Spacewalk Preps and Cargo Ops for ISS Crew
Spacewalk and visiting vehicle preparations, materials research, telerobotics and upgrades for the International Space Station's mechanical crew member were the focus of the Expedition 40 crew's wor ... more
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Europe's Fifth and Final Resupply Ship Launches to Station
The European Space Agency's (ESA) fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) launched Tuesday atop an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:47 p.m. EDT. The ATV-5 will take a two ... more
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Science and Spacesuit Work While ATV-5 Preps for Launch
The six-member Expedition 40 crew spent Monday on science work and spacesuit maintenance on the International Space Station. Meanwhile, on the ground in Kourou, French Guiana, the European Space Age ... more
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Russian Cargo Craft Launches for 6-Hour Trek to ISS
The unpiloted ISS Progress 56 resupply spacecraft, packed with nearly three tons of cargo for the Expedition 40 crew, launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 5:44 p.m. EDT Wednesday (3:44 a.m. Thur ... more
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ISS Crew Opens Cargo Ship Hatch, Preps for CubeSat Deployment
The six-person Expedition 40 crew enjoyed an abbreviated workday Thursday, having worked late the previous night to welcome the arrival of a Russian cargo craft a little less than six hours after it ... more
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End dawns for Europe's space cargo delivery role
Europe will close an important chapter in its space flight history Tuesday, launching the fifth and final robot ship it had pledged for lifeline deliveries to the International Space Station. ... more
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Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails
A cargo craft successfully docked with the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said Thursday. ... more
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ATV-5: loaded and locked
ESA's fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle is now scheduled for launch to the International Space Station at 23:44 GMT on 29 July (01:44 CEST 30 July) on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Ko ... more
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Next ISS Cargo Spacecraft Rolls Out to Pad
The International Space Station's Expedition 40 crew tackled physics and medical research Tuesday, as a new Russian resupply spacecraft rolled out for Wednesday's launch to the orbiting complex. Mea ... more
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Russian Resupply Spacecraft to Deliver Snails to ISS for Experiments
Russia's Progress M-24M resupply spacecraft, due to be launched on July 24, is to deliver 45 snails to the International Space Station (ISS) for scientific experiments, Russian space agency Roscosmo ... more
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NASA sends odor-resistant clothes to ISS
An Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus spacecraft full of supplies was fired toward the International Space Station on Sunday. The rocket contains over 3,000 pounds of cargo, including food, mini satel ... more
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Lockheed provides support services for ISS program
Mission and flight crew operations support for NASA's International Space Station and future space missions is being supplied by Lockheed Martin. ... more
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Airbus Defence and Space prepares launch of ATV-5 "Georges Lemaitre"
Airbus Defence and Space, the world's second largest space company, is preparing to launch the ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle) -5 "Georges Lemaitre". In the early hours of 25 July 2014, the ATV, na ... more
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ATV's fiery break-up to be seen from inside
As ESA's remaining supply ferry to the International Space Station burns up in the atmosphere, its final moments as its hull disintegrates will be recorded from the inside by a unique infrared camer ... more
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Orbital cargo ship reaches International Space Station
Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned cargo ship arrived Wednesday at the International Space Station carrying a load of food and equipment for the six-man crew at the research outpost. ... more
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Fruit Flies on the ISS
Fruit flies are bug eyed and spindly, they love rotten bananas, and, following orders from their pin-sized brains, they can lay hundreds of eggs every day. We have a lot in common. Genetically ... more
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Crew Awaits Cygnus Arrival and Progress Departure
The six-member Expedition 40 crew starts off its workweek waiting for the arrival of Orbital Sciences' Cygnus commercial craft. Cygnus, on the Orb-2 mission, launched from Virginia Sunday carrying n ... more
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Russian Scientists Develop Liquid Test System for ISS
Russian scientists have developed a system that makes possible a long-term experiment at the International Space Station (ISS) testing liquids in zero gravity in the near future, a representative of ... more
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