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Kibo Attached to the ISS

by on Jun.04, 2008, under Near Earth, Newsflash

Kibo Attaches to ISS

From NASA The crews of space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station (ISS) wrapped up a busy day Tuesday, completing a six-hour, 48-minute spacewalk. They have expanded the Japanese segment of the orbital outpost by adding the Japanese Kibo laboratory to the ISS. Photo credit: NASA TV Read more on the NASA site…

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Discovery Docks with the ISS

by on Jun.02, 2008, under Near Earth, Newsflash

From NASA Space Shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 1803 GMT, setting the stage for an ambitious joint mission that includes the installation of Kibo’s Japanese Pressurized Module and robotic arm system, three spacewalks, and the rotation of space station crew members. Read more on the NASA site…

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Discovery in Orbit

by on May.31, 2008, under Near Earth, Newsflash

Discovery Launches

Space shuttle Discovery rocketed into space safely this evening to begin a 14-day mission to attach a new scientific module to the International Space Station. Launch came at 5:02 p.m. EDT from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida and set Discovery on a trajectory to intercept the space station in two days. Read more on […]

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