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CRS-12 Dragon completes her ISS mission with splashdown return


SpaceX’s CRS-12 Dragon unberthed from the ISS ahead of a return to a Pacific Ocean splashdown on Sunday, concluding the spacecraft’s latest resupply mission. Dragon returned with 3,800 pounds…

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Falcon 9 Block 4 debut a success, Dragon arrives for Station berthing


After launching right on time in a rare single day launch window on Monday afternoon, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule for the SpX-12/CRS-12 mission arrived at the International Space Station…

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Soyuz MS-05 returns Station back to full crew


The Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, has launched three new crewmembers to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-05 vehicle.  Liftoff was on schedule at 15:41 GMT…

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Reused Dragon returns to Earth after month-long science bonanza


After 30 days in space and 28 days berthed to the International Space Station, SpaceX’s first ever reused Dragon capsule has unberthed from the Station ahead of a Monday…

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CRS-10 Dragon completes rendezvous and berthing with Station


After lifting off from historic LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center, FL, on Sunday morning, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule for the SpX-10/CRS-10 mission has successfully completed rendezvous and berthing…

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50 years on, reminders of Apollo 1 beckon a safer future


Fifty years ago Friday, the first – but sadly not the last – fatal spaceflight accident struck NASA when a fire claimed the lives of Virgil “Gus” Grissom,…

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CRS-9 Dragon completes homecoming, concludes successful mission


SpaceX’s CRS-9 Dragon spacecraft departed from the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, following a highly successful Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the orbital outpost. Known as…

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CRS-9 Dragon completes journey to the Space Station


After just over two days of orbital rendezvous activities, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has completed rendezvous and proximity operations with the International Space Station (ISS) ahead of being grappled…

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ISS welcomes CRS-8 Dragon after flawless launch


For the first time in a year, the International Space Station has welcomed the arrival of a Dragon spacecraft from SpaceX following a flawless launch Friday afternoon from…

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Italian veteran Paolo Nespoli to return to the ISS


The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced Paolo Nespoli is to return to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017. The veteran Italian astronaut will be making his…

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SpaceX’s new Falcon 9 v1.1 begins to arrive in California


Following the successful conclusion to acceptance testing in Texas, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 v1.1 – an upgraded version of the Falcon 9, which also aims to become fully reusable…

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Soyuz TMA-09M docks to ISS following short cut rendezvous


A three member crew set sail for a speedy trip to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, following launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Riding in their Russian…

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SpaceX set October 7 for Dragon’s opening CRS mission to the ISS


Under agreement with NASA, SpaceX have set October 7 as the launch date for the Falcon 9 launch of Dragon to the ISS on the first Commercial Resupply…

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ISS Community reviews Station Progress, Anomalies, and Upcoming Flights


As part of standard operating procedure, the ISS community has completed a review of the International Space Station’s systems – noting both progress and anomalies on the orbiting…

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Atlantis undocks and departs ISS – TriDAR tests continue with flyaround


Space Shuttle orbiter Atlantis has undocked from the ISS for the final time, ahead of carrying out the unique and stunning flyaround. And while the moment resulted in…

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STS-135/ULF-7 – The Final Flight’s Timeline Takes Shape


With just three weeks to go before the final launch of the Space Shuttle, Atlantis remains on course for her big day on July 8. Meanwhile, NASA and…

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STS-134: Mission Timeline and Contingency Options Take Shape


With just over one month to go before the scheduled No Earlier Than launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on her 25th and final mission – and the penultimate…

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After 26 Years, Workhorse Discovery Stands Ready for Final Mission


For over 29 years engineers, space enthusiasts, and people around the world have marveled at the technological and scientific achievement that is the Space Shuttle fleet. During this time, the…

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ISS crew successfully capture HTV-2 for berthing to Station


After less than a week in space, Japan’s HTV-2 spacecraft was successfully grappled by the ISS crew via the SSRMS (Space Station Remote Manipulator System), ahead of berthing to…

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HTV-2 Resupply Craft launches towards Space Station


Representing the third spaceflight of 2011, JAXA’s HTV-2 vehicle, atop the H-IIB rocket, launched at 1537 JST (0137 CST) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. With…