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  • A 50 year timeline of spaceflight


    4 October: Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the World's first orbiting artificial satellite 12 April: Soviet...


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  • A 50 year timeline of spaceflight

    News | 04 Oct 2007 11:04 | Rob Coppinger

    4 October: Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the World's first orbiting artificial satellite 12 April: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin is...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A-50-year-timeline-of-spaceflight-217398/
  • The Shuttle 25 years on: Lasting legacy

    News | 12 Apr 2006 14:40

    An extended version of the feature looking charting the history of NASA's space Shuttle programmehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-Shuttle-25-years-on-Lasting-legacy-205955/
  • Lasting legacy

    News | 11 Apr 2006 00:00

    As the US Space Shuttle programme celebrates 25 years of operation, we look back at its spectacular successes – and disastershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lasting-legacy-205940/
  • Mir 2 plan

    News | 10 Apr 2001 00:00

    <p>Russia says it intends to build another national space station, Mir 2, but the International Space Station is its priority, says deputy prime minister Ilya Klebanov. Financial restraints make Mir 2 an impossibility at present.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mir-2-plan-128687/
  • Board go-ahead will lead to manned Mir

    News | 01 Aug 2000 00:00

    <p>Russian space station Mir will be manned permanently from next year after receiving the go-ahead from the MirCorp directors, the company set up to commercialise the ageing space station. </p> <p>Privately financed MirCorp flights will start with an unmanned resupply mission on a Progress M1 tanker to Mir in the fourth quarter of this year, followed by two long-duration manned Soyuz missions in 2001. The Progress will deliver propellant and other supplies to allow Mir to maintain autonomous operations into early 2001. </p> <p>The MirCorp board's go-ahead for permanently manned mode allows the company to start negotiations with the "many potential clients" who are interested in participating in its "Citizen Explorer" programme. </p> <p>The first Citizen Explorer will be US businessman Dennis Tito, who will join a two-man Russian cosmonaut team on a 10-day mission next year. </p> <p>The plan "sends a message to our potential strategic partners, investors, sponsors, advertisers andhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Board-go-ahead-will-lead-to-manned-Mir-69083/
  • NASA astronaut returns after more than 120 days on the Mir

    News | 04 Jun 1997 00:00

    <p>NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger returned to Earth aboard the STS 84/Atlantis on 25 May, after a 132-day spaceflight, mainly aboard the Russian space station Mir. He was replaced by Michael Foale, the fifth NASA astronaut to fly on the Mir (Flight International, 28 May-3 June). </p> <p>The STS84 was the most cosmopolitan mission yet flown, with a crew consisting of people born in China, France, Peru, Russia, the UK and the USA. </p> <p>The next Space Shuttle flight will be the STS94, the reflight of the aborted STS83/Columbia microgravity-laboratory mission, scheduled for 1 July. </p> <p>NASA may add up to three more microgravity-research missions to the Columbia's manifest between 1998 and 2002 to allay criticism from scientists. </p> <p>The final microgravity mission planned is the STS 90/Neurolab in March 1998. </p> <p>United Space Alliance, the Lockheed-Boeing company which operates the Shuttle &szlig;eet for NASA, plans to offer commercial space on the Columbia, the only orbihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-astronaut-returns-after-more-than-120-days-on-the-Mir-3678/