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NASA compiles Scott Kelly space photo album

NASA has compiled an impressive album of astronaut Scott Kelly's best images grabbed during his 340-day stay aboard the orbiting outpost, which ended earlier this week when he and fellow One-Year mission participant Mikhail Kornienko returned to terra firma. Here are half a dozen snaps which caught our eye, with Kelly's …
Lester Haines, 3 Mar 2016

ISS 'nauts wrap 'historic' 340-day mission

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko returned to terra firma from the International Space Station earlier this morning at the end of a "historic" 340 days aboard the orbiting outpost. The pair's Soyuz TMA-18M capsule floated to earth at 04:26 GMT southest of the town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan. Also on board was cosmonaut …
Lester Haines, 2 Mar 2016

ISS 'nauts Kelly and Kornienko homeward bound

'Nauts Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko will wrap 340 days in space tonight when they return to terra firma from the International Space Station. Kelly and Kornienko will be joined aboard the Soyuz TMA-18M capsule for the return trip to Kazakhstan by cosmonaut Sergey Volkov, who will himself have clocked up 182 days in the …
Lester Haines, 1 Mar 2016

ISS 'nauts prepare to wrap One Year Mission

ISS residents Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko are preparing to wrap their One Year Mission aboard the International Space Station, and will return to terra firma on 1 March after 340 days aloft. The focus of the pair's extended stay on the orbiting outpost was to gain detailed information on how the human body reacts to an …
Lester Haines, 24 Feb 2016
Neil Cardy's massive bacon sarnie from a cafe on the A90

Brit 'naut Tim Peake tucks into space bacon sarnie

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake has pushed the orbital nosh envelope by enjoying a bacon sarnie as his first meal aboard the International Space Station. What makes a good leader? @StationCDRKelly having a hot bacon sarnie waiting as my 1st meal on #ISS. Boy that tasted good! #Principia — Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) …
Lester Haines, 18 Dec 2015

Unique astronaut job perk: Create a SHOOTING STAR by having a dump

It's celebration time aboard the International Space Station as 'nauts Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko gallop past the halfway point of their "One Year Crew" extended space sojourn, and share with us various details of life as a long term space resident. The main purpose of the duo's extended stay is to gauge the long-terms …
Lester Haines, 15 Sep 2015

To BALDLY GO where few have gone before: NASA 'naut twin to spend YEAR IN SPAACE

Pic + vid Three 'nauts are on their way to the International Space Station – and two of them are going to remain onboard the orbiting lab for a full year The pair will tough out the marathon stretch so NASA can understand more about the long-term effects of life in space on the human body. Youtube Video On Friday, the astronauts …
Iain Thomson, 28 Mar 2015
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Twin GEEKS: NASA studies identical brothers – one on Earth, one IN SPAAAACE

NASA on Friday announced a set of ten experiments designed to study the effects of spaceflight on the human body by comparing identical twins – one being up in space and the other down on Earth. Back in November 2012, astronaut Scott Kelly – a veteran of three previous space voyages – was chosen to join Russian cosmonaut …
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Endeavour docks with space station for the last time

Space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station for the 12th and final time earlier today, as its swansong mission continues to run smoothly. Endeavour docked with the ISS. Pic: NASA TV Just prior to the 10:14 GMT mating, commander Scott Kelly guided the shuttle through a "backflip rotation" to allow …
Lester Haines, 18 May 2011
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Russia knocks back Soyuz launch

The Russian space agency Roskosmos has knocked back the slated launch of its Soyuz TMA-21, due to carry cosmonauts Andrei Borisenko and Alexander Samokutyayev, plus astronaut Ronald Garan, to the International Space Station. The agency said in a statement: "A decision has been taken to postpone the launch of the Soyuz TMA-21 …
Lester Haines, 14 Mar 2011
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Tearful NASA salutes space shuttle Discovery

The long and distinguished career of space shuttle Discovery ended yesterday at 16:57 GMT when the venerable vehicle touched down at Kennedy Space Center at the end of its final flight. Speaking to the press shortly after landing, commander Steve Lindsey said: "It was a great day to come back and land in Florida, we're happy …
Lester Haines, 10 Mar 2011

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