spacetoday.net: space news from around the web

ExoLance
Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Sun, Apr 4, 2010, 9:37 AM ET (1337 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new crewmembers for the International Space Station docked with the orbiting outpost early Sunday. The Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft, launched early Friday from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, docked with the Poisk module of the station at 1:25 am EDT (0525 GMT) Sunday, and hatches separating the spacecraft opened about two hours later. On board the Soyuz were three new members of the station's crew: Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko and American astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson. They join three other people already on the station: Oleg Kotov of Russia, T.J. Creamer of the US, and Soichi Noguchi of Japan, bringing the station up to its full six-person capacity.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
China launches Earth observation satellite
Posted: Tue, Aug 19 9:09 AM ET (1309 GMT)

Russian cosmonauts complete ISS spacewalk
Posted: Tue, Aug 19 9:00 AM ET (1300 GMT)

news links
Thursday, August 21
NASA Training 'Swarmie' Robots for Space Mining
IEEE Spectrum — 8:00 am ET (1200 GMT)
Bill Nye the Science Guy visits Cal Poly to talk space exploration
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune — 7:59 am ET (1159 GMT)
Sarah Brightman & Buzz Aldrin Discuss Space Travel
Broadway World — 7:57 am ET (1157 GMT)
SpaceX on county agenda
Brownsville (TX) Herald — 7:55 am ET (1155 GMT)


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