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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | US, Russian astronauts blast off to space station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A duo of astronauts from the U.S. and Russia has blasted off for a mission on the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos‘ Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled at 2:40 p.m. (0840 GMT; 4:40 a.m. EDT) Thursday from the Russia-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Soyuz booster … Continue reading BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | US, Russian astronauts blast off to space station

NASA News: Orbital ATK Now Targeting May 21 for Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA – Orbital ATK, in conjunction with NASA, has moved the launch of its ninth contracted mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than 4:39 a.m. EDT Monday, May 21, to support further pre-launch inspections and more favorable weather conditions. May 21 currently shows an 80-percent probability of acceptable weather for launch from … Continue reading NASA News: Orbital ATK Now Targeting May 21 for Next Resupply Mission to Space Station