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  • VIDEO & PICTURE: Atlantis Kennedy arrival marks end of 25-year career


    Space Shuttle Atlantis returned to the Kennedy Space Center on 26 May after a 12-day mission to the International Space Station, marking the end of...


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  • Shuttle dream jobs fading


    When the Space Shuttle Atlantis touched down today some 3,200 workers at NASA contractors waved goodbye to an icon of...


  • Progress supply ship docks with ISS on second attempt


    After an aborted first attempt on 2 July, the Russian cargo ship Progress 38 successfully docked with the International...


  • VIDEO & PICTURE: Atlantis Kennedy arrival marks end of 25-year career


    Space Shuttle Atlantis returned to the Kennedy Space Center on 26 May after a 12-day mission to the International...


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  • Shuttle dream jobs fading

    News | 21 Jul 2011 11:30 | Dan Thisdell

    When the Space Shuttle Atlantis touched down today some 3,200 workers at NASA contractors waved goodbye to an icon of American technology, and to their jobs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Shuttle-dream-jobs-fading-359768/
  • Progress supply ship docks with ISS on second attempt

    News | 07 Jul 2010 17:30 | Gayle Putrich

    After an aborted first attempt on 2 July, the Russian cargo ship Progress 38 successfully docked with the International Space Station on a second pass, say...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Progress-supply-ship-docks-with-ISS-on-second-attempt-344157/
  • VIDEO & PICTURE: Atlantis Kennedy arrival marks end of 25-year career

    News | 27 May 2010 16:00 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Space Shuttle Atlantis returned to the Kennedy Space Center on 26 May after a 12-day mission to the International Space Station, marking the end of...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-PICTURE-Atlantis-Kennedy-arrival-marks-end-of-25-year-career-342490/
  • Russia's Poisk arrives at International Space Station

    News | 18 Nov 2009 13:39 | Rob Coppinger

    Russia's fourth International Space Station module, Mini-Research Module 2, also known as Poisk, docked with the ISS's Zvezda zenith docking port on 12 November...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russias-Poisk-arrives-at-International-Space-Station-335174/
  • Picture: Shuttle Atlantis begins penultimate mission

    News | 18 Nov 2009 13:30

    NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis emerges through the clouds over launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center seconds after its lift-off at 14:28 local time...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Picture-Shuttle-Atlantis-begins-penultimate-mission-335173/
  • ILA 2008: Walk-in space module hits ILA

    News | 29 May 2008 01:00

    <P>Ever wanted to say you've been in space? Well, get over to the space pavilion and you can have the next best thing. ESA is displaying a full-size, walk-in replica of its EADS Astrium-built Columbus module for the International Space Station (ISS).<BR><BR>The 4.5m (14.8ft)-diameter cylindrical module, weighs 10,300kg (22,700lb) on earth and is about the size of a small truck.<BR><BR>Columbus, which was was ferried to the ISS aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis earlier this year, can accommodate up to 700kg of scientific equipment and hardware. Each year, the module will be home to many different experiments in materials science, medicine, biology and technology.</P> <P align=center><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; HEIGHT: 296px" alt="walk in space module" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23148" border=0></P> <P>Columbus's exterior also carries a structure for experimental packages to test newhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-2008-Walk-in-space-module-hits-ILA-224239/