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  • Expedition 20 launch

    Expedition 20 Crew Launches from Baikonur

    05.27.09 - Flight Engineers Roman Romanenko, Frank De Winne and Robert Thirsk of the 20th International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-15 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:34 a.m. EDT Wednesday to begin a six-month stay in space.

  • Image from 2009 Star Trek film. Courtesy Paramount

    NASA Astronaut Watches New Star Trek Movie in Space

    05.15.09 - NASA astronaut Michael Barratt got the opportunity to watch the new Star Trek film aboard the International Space Station while he and two crewmates fly 220 miles above Earth.

  • Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke shortly after landing

    Expedition 18 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    04.08.09 - Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Lonchakov of the 18th International Space Station crew landed in Kazakhstan at 3:16 a.m. EDT Wednesday after about six months in space.

  • Expedition 18 and 19 crew members

    Expedition 19 Crew Docks with Space Station

    03.28.09 - Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the 19th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-14 to the International Space Station at 9:05 a.m. EDT Saturday.

  • Launch of Expedition 19

    Expedition 19 Crew Launches from Baikonur

    03.26.09 - Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the 19th International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-14 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:49 a.m. EDT Thursday to begin a six-month stay in space.

  • Station Spacewalkers Install Experiments, Probe

    03.10.09 - Tuesday's spacewalk with Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Lonchakov concluded at 5:11 p.m. EDT when the Pirs docking module airlock was closed. The spacewalk concluded ahead of schedule, lasting 4 hours and 49 minutes.

  • ISS Progress 32

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    02.13.09 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station at 2:18 a.m. EST Friday with more than 2.4 tons of oxygen, air, propellant and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • ISS Progress 32 launch

    Progress Launches to Space Station

    02.10.09 - A new Progress cargo carrier launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.

  • Station Spacewalkers Install Experiments

    Station Spacewalkers Install Experiments

    12.23.08 - International Space Station Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Lonchakov wound up a 5-hour, 38-minute spacewalk to install an electromagnetic energy probe and other experiments at 1:29 a.m. EST Tuesday.

  • ISS Progress 31

    Progress Docks with Space Station

    11.30.08 - An unpiloted Progress cargo carrier arrived at the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment Sunday after a four day flight from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

  • Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Greg Chamitoff

    Fincke and Chamitoff Vote From Space

    11.04.08 - The two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station joined millions of Americans Monday in casting their ballots before Election Day.

  • Astronauts Greg Chamitoff and Mike Fincke

    Astronauts To Vote From Space

    10.27.08 - This Nov. 4, few ballots will have traveled as far as those cast by two NASA astronauts.

  • Expedition 17 Landing

    Expedition 17 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    10.23.08 - Commander Sergei Volkov and Flight Engineer Oleg Kononenko of the 17th International Space Station crew landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan at 11:37 p.m. EDT Thursday after more than six months in space.

  • 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.

  • Launch of Expedition 18

    Expedition 18 Crew Launches from Baikonur

    10.12.08 - Commander Edward Michael "Mike" Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Valentinovich Lonchakov of the 18th International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-13 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:01 a.m. EDT Sunday to begin a six-month stay in space.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson

    Expedition 16 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    04.21.08 - Commander Peggy Whitson and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko of the 16th International Space Station crew landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan around 4:30 a.m. EDT Saturday after 192 days in space.