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Soyuz TMA-19 relocated as ISS managers discuss Node 4 addition


The Russian Soyuz TMA-19/23S spacecraft has been relocated from the Zvezda module to dock with the Rassvet (MRM-1) research module during a 30 minute maneuver on Monday. Meanwhile,…

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Gaia arrives at its destination – Lagrange points hold future possibilities


Europe’s galactic survey spacecraft, Gaia, recently arrived at its deep space location, ahead of conducting its primary mission of observing one billion stars. Gaia is now in a location…

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NASA teams evaluating ISS-built Exploration Platform roadmap


NASA’s Human Architecture Team (HAT) are coming to the conclusion of their support activity phase for what could be the major focal point for exploring deep space destinations….

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Aerojet cite Solar Electric Propulsion as an enabler for an Exploration Gateway


Aerojet – famous for being a key element of numerous launch vehicle and satellite propulsion systems – believe their Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technology can be positively applied…

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Building the Roadmap for SLS – Con Ops lays out the LEO/Lunar Options


With evaluations continuing into NASA’s future crewed exploration aspirations, the foundations behind what should be a definitive roadmap – otherwise known as Exploration Systems Development (ESD) Design Reference…

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Exploration Gateway Platform hosting Reusable Lunar Lander proposed


In a potential marriage of the Space Launch System (SLS) with a central exploration plan, a Boeing-authored presentation has proposed an Exploration Gateway Platform architecture that not only…

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NASA Managers Discuss Prospect of Bigelow Inflatable on ISS


International Space Station Program (ISSP) managers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston held a two-day meeting this week to discuss the prospect of adding a Bigelow…

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ISS Managers review long-term configuration of International Space Station


International Space Station (ISS) program managers are currently in the process of conducting an assessment into the long-term configuration of the US Segment of the orbital outpost, as…

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ISS updates failure investigations and future configuration challenges


The International Space Station Increment 25 are ending their first full week on the orbital outpost, as specialists on the ground continue their investigation into the events leading…

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MOD positioning for potential Flagship Technology Demonstrations role


The highly skilled and experienced NASA Mission Operations Directorate (MOD) are attempting to find their place in the post-Shuttle era, a future that continues to be uncertain due…