space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

Cosmonauts complete ISS spacewalk
Posted: Sat, Jan 22, 2011, 8:20 AM ET (1320 GMT)
ISS EVA on 2010 Jan 21 (NASA) Two Russian astronauts performed a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, successfully completing a number of tasks. Dmitry Kondratyev and Oleg Skripochka started their five-hour, 23-minute spacewalk at 9:29 am EST (1429 GMT) Friday from the Pirs airlock module. The two carried out a series of miscellaneous tasks, including the installation of a high-speed data transmission antenna on the Russian segment of the station, the retrieval of experiments on the exterior of the Zvezda module, and the installation of a TV camera on the Rassvet module to support dockings by Progress and Soyuz spacecraft there. The two cosmonauts are scheduled to perform another spacewalk on February 16 to install new scientific instruments on the station's exterior as well as deploy a small amateur radio satellite.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Israeli GLXP team first to have validated launch contract
Posted: Sat, Oct 10 10:11 AM ET (1411 GMT)

Atlas launches NRO payload
Posted: Sat, Oct 10 10:09 AM ET (1409 GMT)

China launches commercial remote sensing satellites
Posted: Sat, Oct 10 10:08 AM ET (1408 GMT)

news links
Saturday, October 10
JPL's Role in Making 'The Martian' a Reality
NASA/JPL — 1:05 pm ET (1705 GMT)

about   ·   ·   mailing list