News tagged with human spaceflight

Columbus, one year on orbit

Exactly one year ago today, the European Columbus laboratory arrived at its berth on the International Space Station, signalling the start of a new era for Europe in human spaceflight.

dateFeb 11, 2009 in Space Exploration
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NASA chief defends Obama's space plan

In a lecture on Monday at MIT, NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. defended President Barack Obama’s controversial plans for the U.S. space agency’s future and touted the president’s plan to invest ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Astronauts going underground

ESA's CAVES training programme began its second phase last Friday as six astronauts ventured into the Sardinian caves in Italy that are their home this week. CAVES mimics elements of spaceflight to prepare ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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