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LIVE: NASA TV Airs September Space Station Crew Launch

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NASA Television will provide extensive coverage live from Kazakhstan of the Sept. 25 launch of three crew members of Expedition 37-38, as they begin their journey to the International Space Station.
Michael Hopkins of NASA and Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will depart from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 4:58 p.m. EDT (2:58 a.m. Kazakh time Sept. 26) aboard a Soyuz spacecraft headed for the space station. NASA Television coverage will begin at 4 p.m. and will include video of pre-launch activities leading up to spacecraft boarding.

N5VHO – Tue, 2013 – 09 – 24 10:38

Scott Kelly 1 yr mission

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If you haven't heard NASA has announced that Scott Kelly will be at the international space station for an entire year this will be the longest mission to the ISS that has ever happened the mission will start in April of 2015 and end in April 2016 the point of this mission is to see how humans can live in space for a year the prepare humans for the journey to mars

griffinh – Fri, 2013 – 04 – 26 13:56

Amateur Radio on BBC Between the Ears – Space Ham

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Sound artist Caroline Devine sends the show Between the Ears into orbit in this celebration of amateur radio and space exploration that will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Saturday, January 19 at 2130 UT.

PY4MAB – Sat, 2013 – 01 – 12 21:16

US space companies prepare for space station docking

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Two US rocket companies are readying the first private space missions to the International Space Station (ISS).

SpaceX and Orbital both have multi-billion dollar Nasa contracts to supply cargo to the station, filling the void left by the retirement last year of the space shuttle.

M0ODV – Tue, 2012 – 04 – 10 11:11

ISS FLYING THROUGH A GEOMAGNETIC STORM

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Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts a close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows.

ISS Flight Engineer 5 Don Pettit shares the experience in a new video from Science@NASA.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WL_-Zz7JDoA

Expedition 30 is the 30th long-duration mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Commander Dan Burbank, NASA
Flight Engineer 1 Anton Shkaplerov, RSA
Flight Engineer 2 Anatoli Ivanishin, RSA
Flight Engineer 3 Oleg Kononenko,RSA
Flight Engineer 4 André Kuipers, ESA

M0ODV – Fri, 2012 – 03 – 02 18:34

ANS-004 ANS Special Bulletin: ARISSat-1/KEDR Goes Silent

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SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-004.01
ANS-004 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin: ARISSat-1/KEDR Goes Silent

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 004.01
From AMSAT HQ SILVER SPRING, MD.
January 4, 2012
To All RADIO AMATEURS
BID: $ANS-004.01

Reception reports indicate that ARISSat-1/KEDR has stopped transmitting on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. The last full telemetry captured and reported to the ARISSatTLM web site at 06:02:14 UTC on January 4 were received from ground stations as the satellite passed over Japan.

N5VHO – Wed, 2012 – 01 – 04 16:53

Astronaut, Food Scientist To Discuss Thanksgiving In Space

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HOUSTON – Please pass the irradiated smoked turkey, thermostable yams and freeze-dried green beans. The International Space Station is stocked and ready for an out-of-this-world Thanksgiving feast.

PY4MAB – Sun, 2011 – 11 – 20 17:35

Apply to be a NASA astronaut online

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NASA is recruiting up to 15 new astronauts to bolster the agency's corps of space fliers to staff the International Space Station and lay the groundwork for exploration missions beyond Earth, agency officials announced Tuesday.
Between 9 and 15 astronauts will be selected in early 2013, but the deadline to apply is Jan. 27, 2012.

Requirements for the position include a bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science, or mathematics, and at least three years of related, progressively responsible work experience.

M0ODV – Wed, 2011 – 11 – 16 15:10

NASA To Seek Applicants For Next Astronaut Candidate Class

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HOUSTON -- In early November, NASA will seek applicants for its next class of astronaut candidates who will support long-duration missions to the International Space Station and future deep space exploration activities.

PY4MAB – Tue, 2011 – 10 – 04 19:44

ARISSat-1 continues to reset each eclipse

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Due to a failing battery the ARISSat-1 satellite continues to reset during each eclipse period. We are able to follow this situation due to the large number of volunteers around the world that are capturing telemetry and sending it to the server. You can follow the telemetry at http://www.arissattlm.org/mobile .

N5VHO – Mon, 2011 – 08 – 15 21:24
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