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Progress undocks from ISS
Posted: Sat, Apr 25 9:39 AM ET (1339 GMT)
Progress M-25M docking with ISS (NASA) A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station early Saturday, opening a docking port on the station for a new cargo vehicle. The Progress M-25M spacecraft, designated Progress 57 by NASA, undocked from the Pirs module at 2:41 am EDT (0641 GMT) Saturday. The spacecraft will reenter and burn up in the Earth's atmosphere on Sunday. The undocking sets the stage for a launch at 3:09 am EDT (0709 GMT) Tuesday of a new Progress spacecraft, carrying additional supplies for the station.

Ariane 5 launch postponed to Sunday
Posted: Sat, Apr 25 9:32 AM ET (1332 GMT)
Ariane 5 before VA 222 launch April 2015 (Arianespace) The launch of an Ariane 5 carrying two satellites, already delayed because of one problem, was postponed again on Friday by 48 hours. The Friday launch of the Sicral 2 and Thor 7 satellites was postponed early in the day because an "anomaly occurred on the conditioning equipment of the launcher," the company said in a statement early Friday. The launch has been rescheduled for 3:37 pm EDT (1937 GMT) Sunday. The launch was originally scheduled for April 15 but postponed because of a problem with a connector between the rocket's upper stage and ground equipment.

Monday, April 27
Senate confirms NASA deputy
The Hill — 7:09 pm ET (2309 GMT)
Calling ET: NASA Expands Search for Alien Life
Voice of America — 7:09 pm ET (2309 GMT)
Women in space: In the beginning…
SpaceFlight Insider — 6:59 pm ET (2259 GMT)
U. S. Naval Observatory releases 228 million-star catalogue
Astronomy Now — 6:58 pm ET (2258 GMT)
Is the universe a hologram?
Eurekalert — 6:57 pm ET (2257 GMT)
Astrophysicists draw most comprehensive map of the universe
Univ. of Waterloo — 6:56 pm ET (2256 GMT)
SpaceX Falcon 9 ready to loft Turkmenistan’s first satellite — 6:52 pm ET (2252 GMT)
U.S. Air Force SBIRS Data Sharing Program in Full Swing
Space News — 6:48 pm ET (2248 GMT)
Thornberry Pushes To Accelerate U.S. Engine Development
Space News — 6:45 pm ET (2245 GMT)
Mikulski Vows To Increase NASA’s 2016 Budget
Space News — 6:45 pm ET (2245 GMT)
Citizen Scientists Discover Five New Supernovas — 6:44 pm ET (2244 GMT)
NASA Launches Project to Help Search for Alien Life — 6:43 pm ET (2243 GMT)

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