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NASA Announces ISS Staffing

Fri, 2008-11-21 19:17
This press release just in from NASA: HOUSTON -- NASA and its international partners have assigned the International Space Station's crew members through 2010. The numbering sequence of expeditions was modified to reflect the start of six-person crews. The update to the expedition numbering begins with the docking of a Soyuz spacecraft in May 2009. That Soyuz will mark the beginning of six-person crew operations. From that point forward, expeditions will end with the undocking of a Soyuz.
Categories: space news

TMA-14 launch logo contest

Thu, 2008-10-30 15:43
Roscosmos, Russia's space agency, announced recently the "Let's Design a Logo for Soyuz TMA-14 Crew" contest, soliciting children's drawings for the March 2009 flight to the International Space Station. Open to children ages 6 to 15 living around the world, the contest's winning design will be sewn on the spacesuits that will be worn by Gennady Padalka, Michael Barratt and Charles Simonyi. The top three winners will be invited to the Baikonur Cosmodrome for the crew's launch.
Categories: space news