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International Space Station

International Space Station

Habitable artificial satellite in low earth orbit

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Timeline

September 24, 2019
JAXA's HTV-8 cargo mission to the ISS successfully launches from Tanegashima, Japan
January 14, 2018
@0430 EST SpaceX Dragon CRS-13 spacecraft departs

December 5, 1998
Space Shuttle Endeavor carries "Unity" as the second module of the ISS.

It is also known as "Node 1".

November 21, 1998
A Russian Proton rocket launched Zarya (Заря́, "dawn") as the first segment of the ISS.

Also known as the Functional Cargo Block (FCB). Primarily used for storage today.

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Sam McNeil
June 17, 2021
phys.org
Three Chinese astronauts arrived Thursday at China's new space station at the start of a three-month mission, marking another milestone in the country's ambitious space program.
Steven Lee Myers and Kenneth Chang
June 17, 2021
www.nytimes.com
Three Chinese astronauts arrived on Thursday to help build their country's rival to the International Space Station.
Ramy Inocencio
June 17, 2021
news.yahoo.com
The U.S. government barred China from work on the International Space Station, so the Chinese are building their own - and fast.
Science X staff
June 17, 2021
phys.org
Astronauts Thomas Pesquet of France and Shane Kimbrough of the United States spacewalked outside the International Space Station on Wednesday as they began the painstaking process of installing new solar panels to boost the orbital outpost's deteriorating power systems.
By SAM McNEIL, Associated Press
June 17, 2021
Chron
JIUQUAN, China (AP) -- Adding a crew to China's new orbiting space station is another...
Steven Lee Myers and Kenneth Chang
June 17, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The crew, the first to launch since 2016, will begin what is expected to be a continuous Chinese presence in Earth's orbit for the next decade.
SAM McNEIL Associated Press
June 17, 2021
ABC News
China has launched the first three-man crew to its new space station in its the ambitious programs first crewed mission in five years
June 15, 2021
ZME Science
There are no superpowers but also no genetic damage.
By SAM McNEIL
June 17, 2021
AP NEWS
JIUQUAN, China (AP) -- Adding a crew to China's new orbiting space station is another major advance for the burgeoning space power. Here's a look at key developments: WHAT'S THE MISSION'S PURPOSE?
By SAM McNEIL
June 17, 2021
AP NEWS
JIUQUAN, China (AP) -- China launched the first three crew members on a mission to its new space station Thursday in its first crewed mission in five years.The astronauts, already wearing their spacesuits, were seen off by the commander of China's manned space program, other uniformed military personnel and a crowd of children waving flowers and flags and singing patriotic songs.
SAM McNEIL
June 17, 2021
news.yahoo.com
China launched the first three crew members on a mission to its new space station Thursday in its first crewed mission in five years. The astronauts...
June 16, 2021
YouTube
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and American astronaut Shane Kimbrough work in the weightlessness of space to install a new solar panel on the International ...
June 16, 2021
YouTube
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is stepping into the vacuum of space for the third time in his life, alongside American Shane Kimbrough, to install a new sol...
Science X staff
June 16, 2021
phys.org
A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings, according to one of the three laws of robotics imagined by science fiction writer Isaac Asimov. On board humanity's only outpost in space, this obedience has turned into cooperation. Astronauts and robots are working together.
June 15, 2021
YouTube
After more than 20 years, the International Space Station is getting new solar arrays, and you have the chance to watch it LIVE during a spacewalk! On June 1...
June 15, 2021
India Today
Raja Chari was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. (Photo: Nasa)
June 15, 2021
Analytics India Magazine
Scientists from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have secured the first and second place in NASA's Vascular Tissue Challenge.
Ludovic Ehret and Poornima Weerasekara
June 15, 2021
phys.org
The first crew for China's new space station prepared to blast off this week for the latest step in Beijing's ambitious programme to establish itself as a space power.
Katyanna Quach
June 15, 2021
go.theregister.com
Private companies to sort out the transportation, US agency's fees are non-trivial
Zahra Tayeb
June 12, 2021
news.yahoo.com
The US space agency wants to see more commercial spaceflights for private astronauts in an attempt to make space travel more accessible.
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