International Space Station Archive

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    Unusual object causes SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket failure

    Tweet HEINUS – CAPE CANAVERAL  The first resupply of the International Space Station by a private company was postponed on Saturday when SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket failed to lift off from Pad 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Even though all nine of the […]

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    Grenade at Easter event leads to U.K. egg hunt ban

    Tweet HEINUS – LONDON  After a live grenade was found in a Easter egg hunt in Holford, Somerset, U.K. officials have leveled a nationwide ban on egg hunts. Associate Home Secretary Gerald Ooverhoust said that while the Home Office applauded the sense of fun inherent […]

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    Russian spacecraft, saddened by Jobs retirement, crashes

    Tweet HEINUS – MOSCOW/CUPERTINO  An unmanned Russian “Progress” spacecraft, launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and bound for the International Space Station, failed to reach its objective today and crashed in the Siberian province of Altai. Russian space program mission controllers have refused to give an […]

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    NASA sues astronauts for misuse of government property

    Tweet HEINUS – WASHINGTON  NASA is suing Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell for attempting to sell on eBay a camera that Mitchell used on his lunar mission in 1971 and brought home afterward. The 16 mm movie camera was expected to sell on eBay for […]

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    Resupply craft can’t get hard dock with space station

    Tweet An unmanned robot spacecraft failed in its efforts to dock with the International Space Station on Friday. Russian Space agency and NASA officials said the Russian Progress craft was ferrying more than two tons of food, water and supplies to resupply the space station. […]

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