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  • Soyuz TMA-20

    Expedition 27 Crew Returns Home

    After spending 157 days aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 27 landed May 23, 2011.

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    Expedition 26 Returns Home

    The Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft carrying Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka landed at 3:54 a.m. EDT Wednesday, March 16 on the steppe of Kazakhstan, near Arkalyk.

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    Astronaut Cady Coleman Shares Her Love of the Flute from Space

    Astronaut Cady Coleman took time during an interview with reporters to play her flute onboard the International Space Station.

  • Spacewalker Dmitry Kondratyev

    Cosmonauts Perform 28th Russian Space Station Spacewalk

    For the second time in less than a month, two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Feb. 16 to install a pair of earthquake and lightning sensing experiments and to retrieve a pair of spacecraft material evaluation panels.

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    Resupply from Four Corners of Globe

    A quick succession of international space supply trucks will arrive on the International Space Station’s loading docks early in 2011.

  • Expedition 26 Flight Engineer Catherine Coleman

    New Expedition 26 Trio Blasts Off Toward Station

    A new trio of Expedition 26 flight engineers blasted off Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:09 p.m. EST (1:09 a.m. Thursday, Baikonur time).

  • Expedition 25 Returns Home

    Expedition 25 Returns Home

    Expedition 25 Commander Doug Wheelock and Flight Engineers Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, wrapping up a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Interview with Expedition 1 Commander Bill Shepherd

    2010 Interview: Bill Shepherd

    "We realized in that moment that not only were we part of something way bigger than what’s happening on the surface of the Earth, but the Earth was there and we were here."

  • Interview with Expedition 1 Flight Engineer Sergei Krikalev

    2010 Interview: Sergei Krikalev

    "At that moment we were thinking of the present and the moment we were in, although, subconsciously we understood that that was a certain threshold that we were supposed to cross."

  • The Soyuz TMA-01M rocket launches

    Three New Station Crew Members Launch from Kazakhstan

    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Skripochka and Alexander Kaleri launched in their Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station.

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    Expedition 24 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Sept. 25, wrapping up a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Expedition 24 crew members

    Three New Expedition 24 Crew Members Welcomed Aboard Station

    Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock, Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin docked with the International Space Station at 6:21 p.m. EDT Thursday.

  • Expedition 23 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    Expedition 23 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer and Soichi Noguchi landed their Soyuz spacecraft in Kazakhstan Tuesday, June 1, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft launch

    Expedition 23 Crew Launches From Kazakhstan

    NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko, all flight engineers, launched in their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station.

  • Expedition 22 Lands in Kazakhstan

    Soyuz Landing Caps Milestone Space Station Mission

    Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Max Suraev landed their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft on the steppes of Kazakhstan on March 18, 2010, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Soyuz TMA-17

    Three New Expedition 22 Crew Members Welcomed Aboard Station

    With the arrival of Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer, Oleg Kotov and Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 22 has its full complement of five crew members aboard the International Space Station.

  • Expedition 22 crew members

    Expedition 22 Crew Launches From Kazakhstan

    NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi launched in their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station.

  • Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft

    Expedition 21 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk have returned to Earth, landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft.

  • Expedition 21 Crew Arrives at the International Space Station

    Expedition 21 Crew Arrives at the International Space Station

    Flight Engineers Jeff Williams and Maxim Suraev along with spaceflight participant Guy Laliberté have arrived at the International Space Station.

  • Soyuz TMA-16

    Expedition 21 Crew Launches From Kazakhstan

    Flight Engineers Jeffrey Williams and Maxim Suraev of the 21st International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to begin a six-month stay in space.