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Orbital Sciences unpiloted Cygnus capsule successfully rendezvoused with the International Space Station early Sunday, signaling the Dulles, Va., firm is prepared to shoulder future re-supply responsibilities for the six person orbiting laboratory.

Astronauts Luca Parmitano and Karen Nyberg, of the European Space Agency and NASA, grappled Cygnus with the station’s Canadian robot arm as it moved within 12 meters of the station at 7 a.m., EDT. They maneuvered the capsule, with its 1,543 pound cargo of crew provisions and research gear, to the station’s U. S. segment Harmony module at 8:44 a.m., EDT, where it will remain berthed for about 30 days.

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A New Horizons Message Initiative is underway in the hopes of persuading NASA to upload a crowd-sourced message to the New Horizons probe that’s now outbound to Pluto.

Based on bandwidth and the spacecraft’s onboard computers, the intent is to send pictures and sounds as was done on the Voyager Record – but this time, upload content long distance to the New Horizons probe.

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Friday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Early Martian soil studies by NASA’s Curiosity rover reveal water but little evidence of organics....

S3’s SOAR shuttle concept would be launched from a Zero-G certified Airbus A300. Credit: S3

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Thursday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. U. S. and Russian astronauts dock with the International Space Station late Wednesday, initiating a...

A Soyuz capsule with three U. S. and Russian astronauts docked with the International Space Station late Wednesday to restore the orbiting science lab to its usual six person status.

NASA’s Mike Hopkins, a one time college football team captain; cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, a physician and Russian Air Force officer; and cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, a biochemist, docked at 10:48 p.m., EDT.  The newcomers were greeted by Fyodor Yurchikhin, the station’s commander; NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg; and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano.

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Wednesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. U.S. and Russian astronauts Mike Hopkins, Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy prepare to lift off and...

A small sample of the recovered Chelyabinsk meteorite. Credit: NEOShield

The famous February 15th meteorite that exploded over the frozen Chebarkul Lake in Russia is making news once again.

Fragments of the Chelyabinsk meteorite have been discovered and recovered from the bottom of the lake.

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Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Rocket maker joins with NASA to explore cost savings for Space Launch System rocket designated to...

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