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  • Virginia Students to Speak Live With Space Station Astronauts

    01.23.12 - Students gathered at The University of Virginia College at Wise will speak with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank and Flight Engineer Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station at 9:20 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 26.

  • NASA TV Covers Space Station Cargo Ship Launch and Arrival

    01.19.12 - NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of the next spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station. The Expedition 30 crew will be standing by as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 46 resupply craft launches Wednesday, Jan. 25, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

  • NASA Hosts DC Tweetup With Space Station Astronaut Ron Garan

    01.18.12 - NASA invites its Twitter followers to a special Tweetup with astronaut Ron Garan at 1:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The event will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW in Washington.

  • NASA Associate Administrator for Human Spaceflight Receives AIAA Von Karman Award

    01.11.12 - The American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has honored Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate with the Von Karman Lectureship in Astronautics.

  • Expedition 31/32 Space Station Crew Conducts Briefing, Interviews

    01.03.12 - Three crew members will discuss their upcoming Expedition 31 and 32 missions in a news conference at 1 p.m. CST Wednesday, Jan. 11, from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast the briefing live.

  • Space Station Commander Captures Unprecedented View Of Comet

    12.22.11 - International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured spectacular imagery of Comet Lovejoy, viewed from about 240 miles above the Earth’s horizon on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

  • Trio Heads For Holiday Reunion With Space Station Residents

    12.21.11 - NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit, Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of the Netherlands launched to the International Space Station aboard their Soyuz TMA-03M craft at 7:16 a.m. CST Wednesday, Dec. 21 (7:16 p.m. local time), from Kazakhstan.

  • Station Crew Set To Launch To A New Home For The Holidays

    12.19.11 - Just in time for the holidays, the residents of the International Space Station will welcome three new crew members.

  • NASA Astronaut Available Via Internet To Discuss Recruiting

    12.13.11 - As NASA looks to new, deep space destinations and an ambitious commercial transportation system to the International Space Station, the agency is recruiting the next generation of explorers to make these momentous journeys.

  • NASA Extends Mission Operations Support Contract

    12.12.11 - NASA has awarded a $165 million contract extension to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md., to provide continued mission control systems services, development, maintenance and operations support as part of the Facilities Development and Operations Contract.