Friday 18 January 2019

Atlantis lands after final space voyage

The US space shuttle Atlantis glided home through a moonlit sky for its final landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday, completing a 30-year odyssey for Nasa's shuttle fleet.    Atlantis and its four-m


Nasa astronauts to visit Gems schools

Two operational astronauts from Nasa will share their experiences and expertise with students at six Gems Education schools in Dubai, in what is the first official Nasa visit to the Middle East. Nasa astronauts Captain Barry E ‘Butch’ Wilm


Astronauts test repair technique on spacewalk

A pair of astronauts ended a spacewalk in which they tested a repair procedure for the heat shields on the space shuttle fleet -- a technique NASA hopes it never needs to use. "I think it went really, really well," astronaut Rick Linn

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