News tagged with space shuttle

Dragon expected to set historic course

(Phys.org) -- The upcoming launch of a SpaceX spacecraft and rocket on a demonstration flight to the International Space Station is expected to cross a key milestone on the path to operational, commercial ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Most experienced US spacewalker retires

A NASA astronaut who spent more hours walking in space than any other American and also set a record for the longest spaceflight mission has retired to join the private sector, the US space agency said Monday.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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