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

Astronauts enter Harmony
Posted: Sun, Oct 28, 2007, 7:46 AM ET (1146 GMT)
STS-120: astronauts inside Harmony (NASA) Astronauts entered the International Space Station's newest module, Harmony, on Saturday, checking out the module while also preparing for the next spacewalk of the current shuttle mission. Harmony was attached to the station on Friday during a spacewalk by two shuttle astronauts; astronauts on Saturday entered the module for the first time to check out the module's systems. The module is temporarily docked to the station's Unity module, but will be moved later this year to the far end of the Destiny lab module. On Sunday astronauts Scott Parazynski and Dan Tani will perform the second of five EVAs scheduled for the STS-120 mission, outfitting the exterior of Harmony and also detaching the P6 solar truss so that the shuttle and station's robotic arms can move the unit to its permanent location at the end of the port side of the station's truss.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Russia launches foreign military satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 20 12:15 PM ET (1715 GMT)

news links
Monday, December 22
Yet another feather in Indian space cap
Deccan Herald — 8:34 am ET (1334 GMT)
Isro crew module reaches Sriharikota
The Times of India — 8:34 am ET (1334 GMT)
India should spend more on space research: Bhyrappa
The Times of India — 8:33 am ET (1333 GMT)


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