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


New crew launched to the ISS
Posted: Wed, Dec 19, 2012, 6:25 PM ET (2325 GMT)
Soyuz TMA-07M launch (RSC Energia) A Soyuz rocket carrying a spacecraft with three International Space Station (ISS) crewmembers on board lifted off on schedule on Wednesday. The Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 7:12 am EST (1212 GMT, 6:12 pm local time) Wednesday and placed the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft into orbit. On board the spacecraft are three new members of the ISS crew: NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, CSA astronaut Chris Hadfield, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Roman Romanenko. They will join three people currently on the station. Hadfield will take command of the station later in his five-month stay, becoming the first Canadian to do so. The Soyuz spacecraft is scheduled to dock with the ISS at 9:12 am EST (1412 GMT) Friday.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches space on first launch
Posted: Sat, May 27 9:56 AM ET (1356 GMT)

Soyuz launches military satellite
Posted: Sat, May 27 9:53 AM ET (1353 GMT)

DARPA picks Boeing to build XS-1 spaceplane
Posted: Sat, May 27 9:52 AM ET (1352 GMT)

news links
Saturday, May 27
A Brief History of SETI@Home
The Atlantic — 6:05 pm ET (2205 GMT)
Secondary Mirror of ELT Successfully Cast
ESO — 5:42 pm ET (2142 GMT)
The race to trace TRAPPIST-1h
Univ. of Bern — 5:42 pm ET (2142 GMT)
Scientists solve mystery of how most antimatter in the Milky Way forms
Australian National University — 5:40 pm ET (2140 GMT)


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