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'Fifteen Midnights': Celebrating the New Year in Space

Bill Shepherd (center) and his Expedition 1 crewmates, Yuri Gidzenko (left) and Sergei Krikalev, juggle oranges during their time aboard the International Space Station. They celebrated both Christmas and the dawn of 2001 in orbit. Photo Credit: NASA

With a naval officer in command of the International Space Station, it might have seemed obvious [...]

Ding-Dong Merrily On-Orbit: Celebrating Yuletide in Space (Part 2)

Since December 2000, a multi-national mix of Americans and Russians, Japanese and Italians, a Dutchman and a Canadian have celebrated Christmas aboard the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA

As we celebrate the festive period over the coming days, spare a thought for six men from three discrete nations who are presently in orbit, [...]

New Jersey Education Consortium Hosts Live Chat with Space Station Astronauts

NASA astronauts Dan Burbank (left) and Don Pettit (right), who are currently onboard the International Space Station as part of Expedition 30, will speak live with students and educators at Newton High School in Sussex County, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA astronauts Dan Burbank (left) and Don Pettit (right), who are currently onboard the International Space Station as part of Expedition 30, will speak live with students and educators at Newton High School in Sussex County, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Photo Credit: NASA

WASHINGTON — Students and educators from Sussex County, N.J., will gather [...]

East Coast Students To Speak Live With Space Station Commander

NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, Expedition 30 commander, will talk to kindergarten through 12th-grade students participating in a U.S. Coast Guard Academy mentoring program about life on the space station at 11:15 EST on Thursday, Feb. 2. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, Expedition 30 commander, will talk to kindergarten through 12th-grade students participating in a U.S. Coast Guard Academy mentoring program about life on the space station at 11:15 EST on Thursday, Feb. 2. Photo Credit: NASA

WASHINGTON — Students participating in a U.S. Coast Guard Academy mentoring program will speak with [...]