spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

Progress docks at ISS
Posted: Mon, Aug 6, 2007, 12:59 PM ET (1659 GMT)
Progress spacecraft on approach to ISS (NASA) A Progress cargo spacecraft carrying supplies for the International Space Station docked with the orbiting outpost on Sunday afternoon. The Progress M-61 spacecraft (called Progress 26 by NASA) docked with the station's Pirs airlock module at 2:40 pm EDT (1840 GMT) Sunday. The Progress, launched on Thursday, is carrying over 2.5 tons of supplies for the ISS, including food, water, fuel, as well as spare computers that will serve as backups to the computers that malfunctioned on the station during the STS-117 shuttle mission in June. The three-man ISS crew started unloading the spacecraft on Monday.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
India launches GSLV Mark 3 on successful test flight
Posted: Thu, Dec 18 7:01 AM ET (1201 GMT)

NASA postpones decision on asteroid mission design
Posted: Thu, Dec 18 6:50 AM ET (1150 GMT)

Curiosity detects methane "spikes" in Martian atmosphere
Posted: Wed, Dec 17 7:41 AM ET (1241 GMT)

news links
Thursday, December 18
Across the Ideological Universe
Slate — 6:40 am ET (1140 GMT)
XCOR seeks pioneers to be first batch of space travelers
Want China Times — 6:33 am ET (1133 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list