Archive for October, 2009

Japan’s first H-2 Transfer Vehicle departs International Space Station

Japan’s first cargo-carrying freighter was set free from the International Space Station on Friday, beginning its new role as a garbage scow loaded with 1,600 pounds of trash from the complex.

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Upcoming space mission to probe new depths

Shuttle Atlantis is tentatively set to launch on Nov 16, but it will probably happen on the 17th :) #NASA #USAF #Space http://j.mp/2bcRmx

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Presenting Orbit 17

Russia hopes nuclear ship will fly humans to Mars at a cost of 17 billion rubles. @NASA #Phobos #Mars #Space #Russia http://j.mp/XCC8H

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