Photo Credit: Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov handed over control of the International Space Station Monday at 2:25 p.m. EDT in a traditional Change of Command Ceremony. Flight Engineer Fyodor Yurchikhin will take over command and officially lead Expedition 37 when Expedition 36 undocks today at 7:35 p.m.
Luca Parmitano works on the routing of data and Ethernet cables during the short-lived 16 July EVA. Photo Credit: NASA
Since November 2000, thirty-six discrete groups of men and women from nine sovereign nations—the United States, Russia, Germany, France, Japan, Belgium, Canada, Italy, and the Netherlands—have lived and worked aboard the International Space Station [...]
Aleksandr Misurkin, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Chris Cassidy, Luca Parmitano, Pavel Vinogradov, and Karen Nyberg make up Expedition 36, currently aboard the ISS. Photo Credit: NASA.
NASA Television will provide live coverage Tuesday, Sept. 10, as three of the crew members on the International Space Station return home, ending more than five months in space.
On 19 April 2013, Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov became the oldest spacewalker. Aged 59 years and 8 months, he surpassed the previous record-holder, Story Musgrave, who was 58 years and 4 months when he serviced the Hubble Space Telescope in December 1993. Photo Credit: NASA
Before he launched from Earth on 28 March, Russian [...]
The Expedition 36 crew includes five dads who will undoubtedly chat to their children tomorrow. Photo Credit: NASA
As fathers across the world receive greetings cards and gifts of electronics, tools, gadgets, shirts, and aftershave tomorrow, spare a thought for five dads who will spend Father’s Day away from their children, aboard the International [...]
Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian commander of the ISS, has retired from the Canadian Space Agency. Photo Credit: NASA
Just a month after his return from a stint aboard the International Space Station where he served as the first Canadian commander of that vessel, astronaut Chris Hadfield announced his resignation on his first trip [...]
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This video shows the approach of the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft to the waiting International Space Station. On board Soyuz was the flight’s commander, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, along with flight engineers Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano. The trio launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan less than six [...]
The two halves of the Expedition 36 crew, with the Soyuz TMA-08M team at left and yesterday’s Soyuz TMA-09M voyagers at right. Seated are Pavel Vinogradov (left) and Fyodor Yurchikhin, with (left to right) Aleksandr Misurkin, Chris Cassidy, Luca Parmitano, and Karen Nyberg standing. Photo Credit: NASA
Three new residents for the International Space [...]
Carrying Canada’s first ISS Commander, Chris Hadfield, together with Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko and NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, Soyuz TMA-07M descends toward a touchdown in central Kazakhstan after 146 days in orbit. Photo Credit: NASA
Expedition 35 crewmen Chris Hadfield of Canada, Roman Romanenko of Russia, and NASA’s Tom Marshburn landed safely Monday, [...]
Chris Cassidy (with red stripes) and Tom Marshburn work outside the International Space Station to track down and rectify an anomalous ammonia leak. Photo Credit: NASA
In what may go down in the record books as one of the shortest intervals between authorizing a spacewalk and executing it to perfection, Expedition 35 astronauts Chris [...]