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  • The crew members of Expeditions 17 and 18

    Expedition 18 Crew Docks with Space Station

    10.14.08 - Commander Edward Michael "Mike" Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Valentinovich Lonchakov of the 18th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-13 to the Earth-facing port of the Zarya module at 4:26 a.m. EDT Tuesday.

  • Students and coaches associated with the 2008 National Elementary School Chess Championship team from Stevenson Elementary School, Bellevue, Wash.

    NASA Astronaut Talks With Student Chess Opponents

    10.09.08 - NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff met his opponents in the ongoing Earth vs. space chess match Thursday, Oct. 9.

  • Earth vs. Space

    NASA, U.S. Chess Federation to Begin Earth vs. Space Match

    It will be the Earth vs. space in a unique chess match, and you can help Earth win.

  • Make Contact: Astronaut Greg Chamitoff Answers Your Questions

    Astronaut Greg Chamitoff Answers Your Questions: Week 2

    09.03.08 - Astronaut Greg Chamitoff, aboard the International Space Station 220 miles above Earth, responds to your questions.

  • Greg Chamitoff

    Chess, Live From Space: What's Your Move?

    08.25.08 - Mission Control, Houston, and astronaut Greg Chamitoff, in orbit aboard the International Space Station, have begun a new game of chess.

  • Greg Chamitoff

    "HOUSTON, WE HAVE CHECKMATE"

    08.13.08 - For more than a thousand years, the game of chess and its predecessors have been played on park tables, in homes, at schools and, in modern times, even on television and in arenas as a spectator sport.

  • NASA astronaut Bill McArthur

    Communication From Space Inspires Young Minds

    07.30.08 - Amateur radio on the International Space Station brings technology, science and inspiration into the classroom.

  • Oleg Kononenko

    Russian Spacewalkers Outfit Station's Exterior

    07.15.08 - International Space Station Commander Sergei Volkov and Flight Engineer Oleg Kononenko wound up a 5-hour, 54-minute spacewalk after installing one experiment and retrieving another.

  • Sergei Volkov and Oleg Kononenko

    Russian Spacewalkers Retrieve Soyuz Pyro Bolt

    07.10.08 - International Space Station Commander Sergei Volkov and Flight Engineer Oleg Kononenko wrapped up a 6-hour, 18-minute spacewalk at 9:06 p.m. EDT Thursday.

  • Progress 29

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    05.16.08 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the Earth-facing port of the International Space Station's Zarya module at 5:39 p.m. EDT Friday with more than 2.3 tons of fuel, oxygen, air, water, propellant and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Volcano

    Every Day is Earth Day on the Space Station

    04.21.08 - There may be only one place in the universe which can be the subject of 300,000 and counting photos and still never get old.

  • NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman

    Station Astronaut Throws Ultimate Fastball for Yankees

    04.14.08 - Astronaut Garrett Reisman has thrown the ultimate fastball for the New York Yankees, a pitch that clocked in at better than five miles a second.

  • The crews of Expeditions 16 and 17

    Expedition 17 Crew Docks with Space Station

    04.09.08 - Commander Sergei Alexandrovich Volkov and cosmonaut Oleg Dmitrievich Kononenko of the 17th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-12 with the orbiting laboratory at 8:57 a.m. EDT Thursday, marking the beginning of their six-month stay aboard.

  • Automated Transfer Vehicle

    ATV Jules Verne Docks with Station

    04.03.08 - The Jules Verne, the first European Space Agency Automated Transfer Vehicle, docked to the aft port of the International Space Station's Zvezda Service Module at 10:45 a.m. EDT Thursday.

  • Progress 28

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    02.07.08 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment Thursday with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water, propellant and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Spacewalkers Replace Solar Wing Motor

    Spacewalkers Replace Solar Wing Motor

    01.30.08 - Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani replaced a motor at the base of one of the International Space Station's solar wings during a 7-hour, 10-minute spacewalk that ended at 12:06 p.m. EST Wednesday.

  • Expedition 16

    Greetings from Earth Brighten Station Crew's Holidays

    12.21.07 - More than 6,000 greetings had been sent to the Expedition 16 crew of the International Space Station through a link on the nasa.gov home page by Friday afternoon, and the number continued to grow at an increasing rate.

  • Progress 27 docked to space station

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    12.26.07 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment Wednesday with almost 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Spacewalkers Find No Solar Wing Smoking Gun

    Spacewalkers Find No Solar Wing Smoking Gun

    12.18.07 - Expedition 16 astronauts Dan Tani and Peggy Whitson wrapped up a 6-hour, 56-minute spacewalk focused on International Space Station solar array issues at 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday.

  • S120-E-009759 -- The International Space Station

    Spacewalkers Complete More Harmony Hookup Work

    11.24.07 - International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani completed a 7-hour, 4-minute spacewalk at 11:54 a.m. EST Saturday, continuing the external outfitting of the Harmony node in its new position in front of the U.S. laboratory Destiny.