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UND alumna heads for space station

May 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS NASA astronaut and University of North Dakota alumna Karen Nyberg embarked on her second journey into space Tuesday to the International Space Station. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: First-of-its-kind Private Supply Ship Rockets Toward Space Station

May 22, 2012 in WDAZ

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A first-of-its-kind commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station following a successful liftoff early Tuesday, opening a new era of dollar-driven spaceflight.
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Discarded chuck of Russian rocket forces space station astronauts into escape capsules

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A discarded chunk of a Russian rocket is forcing six space station astronauts to seek shelter in escape capsules early Saturday.
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NASA considering space station for dry run to Mars

March 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It would be patterned after Russia’s mock flight to Mars that lasted 520 days at a Moscow research center. Six men were involved in that study, which ended late last year. They were locked in a steel capsule.
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US-Russian crew blasts off for space station

November 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Russian spacecraft carrying an American and two Russians blasted off today from the snow-covered Kazakh steppes in a faultless launch that eased anxiety about the future of U.S. and Russian space programs. Continue Reading

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NASA: Space Station May be Evacuated by Late November

August 29, 2011 in WDAZ

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Astronauts may need to take the unprecedented step of temporarily abandoning the International Space Station if last week’s Russian launch accident prevents new crews from flying there this fall. Continue Reading