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Using a developmental version of a space Internet, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams commanded a robot on a mock planetary surface in Germany to move forward and take pictures with a laptop aboard the International Space Station.

Sunita Williams, left, works aboard the International Space Station, with Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide in the background. Photo Credit/...

The International Space Station marks its 12th year of continuous crew activities in November. Image Credit/NASA

Just a few days ago, the U. S.  led International Space Station reached a significant milestone: a dozen years of continuous human occupancy.

NASA astronaut Bill Shepherd and Russian cosmonauts Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko arrived aboard a Soyuz capsule on Nov. 2, 2000 for a 141-day expedition. Shepherd served as...

The Final Journey of the Saturn V by Andrew R. Thomas and Paul N. Thomarios; Ringtaw Books/Univ. of Akron Press; $24.95 (hard cover); 2012.

This is a behind-the-scenes account of preserving an impressive piece of America’s space heritage.

To literally boost President Kennedy’s 1961 vision of putting a man on the Moon, the huge, 26 stories tall-plus, Saturn V launcher...

Shuttle Atlantis rolls towards its new home, the Kennedy Center Visitor Complex, early Friday. Photo Credit/NASA photo


Under brilliant blue Florida skies, Atlantis, the last of NASA’s shuttle orbiters to leave the Kennedy Space Center nest, made its way Friday to the nearby Kennedy Visitor Center Complex. There, it will star in an inspirational $100 million public exhibit scheduled to open in July.



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