News tagged with spacewalk

Space debris: Europe to set up monitor

The European Space Agency (ESA) hopes to start monitoring orbital debris within the next few years, an official said Thursday at the close of the largest-ever conference on a worsening space peril.

Apr 02, 2009
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Astronauts complete 3rd and final spacewalk

(AP) -- Two astronauts who were teaching math and science to middle school students just five years ago went on a spacewalk together Monday, their path cleared of dangerous orbiting junk that had threatened ...

Mar 23, 2009
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Shuttle, station crews begin girder work

(AP) -- The astronauts aboard the linked space shuttle and space station began their high-priority girder work Wednesday, a two-day job that will culminate with the installation of two new solar wings at ...

Mar 18, 2009
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