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Expedition 46 Soyuz Rollout

Expedition 46 Soyuz Rollout

In this one minute exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky as the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015 in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Expedition 46 crew to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz is scheduled for Dec. 15, […]

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Expedition 46 Soyuz Rollout

In this one minute exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky as the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015 in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Expedition 46 crew to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz is scheduled for Dec. 15, […]

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Window on the past

Space Science Image of the Week: Mighty black holes at the core of distant galaxies brighten up XMM-Newton’s view of the Lockman Hole To source

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[Project Topics] Hayabusa2: Successful Earth swing-by and heading to Ryugu

Topics List Dec. 14, 2015 UpdatedHayabusa2: Successful Earth swing-by and heading to Ryugu JAXA confirmed that the Asteroid Explorer “Hayabusa2” entered its target orbit to travel to an asteroid Ryugu after the Earth-swing-by on Dec. 3. The Hayabusa2 took images of the Earth using its onboard Optical Navigation Camera – Telescopic (ONC-T) after the swing-by. […]

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Expedition 45 Crew Members Return Home

Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA captured this image from aboard the International Space Station, of the Dec. 11, 2015 undocking and departure of the Soyuz TMA-17M carrying home Expedition 45 crew members Kjell Lindgren of NASA, Oleg Kononenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Kimiya Yui of JAXA. To source

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Expedition 45 Crew Members Return Home

Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA captured this image from aboard the International Space Station, of the Dec. 11, 2015 undocking and departure of the Soyuz TMA-17M carrying home Expedition 45 crew members Kjell Lindgren of NASA, Oleg Kononenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Kimiya Yui of JAXA. To source

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