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Trump, Ivanka to call record-breaking astronaut - The Hill;

Trump, Ivanka to call record-breaking astronaut - The Hill

The HillTrump, Ivanka to call record-breaking astronautThe HillPresident Trump plans on speaking with NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson when she makes history Monday as the American who has spent the most cumulative time in space, the White House said Wednesday. Trump, who will be joined by his daughter Ivanka ...and more »

President Donald J. Trump to Host Videoconference Call with Record-Breaking NASA Astronaut Aboard the ... - Whitehouse.gov (press release)

President Donald J. Trump to Host Videoconference Call with Record-Breaking NASA Astronaut Aboard the ...Whitehouse.gov (press release)(Washington, D.C.) On Monday, April 24th, at 10 a.m. ET, President Donald J. Trump will host a videoconference call from the Oval Office with NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer, who are currently orbiting the Earth aboard the International ...and more »

Watch live: Rare two-man crew headed for International Space Station - UPI.com;

Watch live: Rare two-man crew headed for International Space Station - UPI.com

UPI.comWatch live: Rare two-man crew headed for International Space StationUPI.comApril 19 (UPI) -- A rare two-man crew is scheduled to blastoff aboard the Soyuz MS-04 spaceship and travel to the International Space Station. The capsule will be carried on a Russian Soyuz rocket, set to launch from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, early on ...and more »

Trump to call commander of International Space Station - Business Standard

Trump to call commander of International Space StationBusiness StandardPresident Donald Trump will speak next week to the commander of the orbiting International Space Station. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said today the call with astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will take place on April 24. On that date ...and more »

New Station Crew Ready for Launch as Cygnus Races to Station - Space Fellowship

New Station Crew Ready for Launch as Cygnus Races to StationSpace FellowshipTwo Expedition 51 crew members are in quarantine today at the Cosmonaut Hotel in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, getting ready for their liftoff Thursday morning. Meanwhile, new science gear and crew supplies are on orbit right now and headed for the ...and more »

Roscosmos prepares for Soyuz MS-04 launch of two-member crew - NASASpaceflight.com;

Roscosmos prepares for Soyuz MS-04 launch of two-member crew - NASASpaceflight.com

NASASpaceflight.comRoscosmos prepares for Soyuz MS-04 launch of two-member crewNASASpaceflight.comFor the second time in as many days, the International Space Station is preparing for the launch of a mission to the orbital outpost. Specifically, Roscosmos is poised to launch the Soyuz MS-04 crew vehicle aboard a Soyuz-FG carrier rocket from the ...and more »

President Trump to Make Special Long-Distance Call to Record-Breaking American Astronaut - U.S. Department of Education (press release)

President Trump to Make Special Long-Distance Call to Record-Breaking American AstronautU.S. Department of Education (press release)President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will make a special Earth-to-space call Monday, April 24, from the Oval Office to personally congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay ...and more »

Soyuz, carrying two-man crew, set for space station launch - CBS News;

Soyuz, carrying two-man crew, set for space station launch - CBS News

CBS NewsSoyuz, carrying two-man crew, set for space station launchCBS NewsJust 10 days after three space station fliers returned to Earth -- and two days after launch of a station-bound supply ship -- a veteran four-flight cosmonaut and an enthusiastic NASA rookie were cleared for launch Thursday to boost the lab's crew up ...and more »

Trump, Ivanka to call record-breaking astronaut Monday - Daily Mail;

Trump, Ivanka to call record-breaking astronaut Monday - Daily Mail

Daily MailTrump, Ivanka to call record-breaking astronaut MondayDaily MailUS President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka will call the International Space Station next week to congratulate Peggy Whitson, a NASA astronaut who is setting a new record in space, officials said Wednesday. Whitson, 57, is the current ISS ...and more »

A rare two-person crew will launch to the International Space Station tomorrow morning - The Verge;

A rare two-person crew will launch to the International Space Station tomorrow morning - The Verge

The VergeA rare two-person crew will launch to the International Space Station tomorrow morningThe VergeIn the wee hours of Thursday morning, a pair of astronauts are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on a Russian Soyuz rocket. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin are on the docket for this flight, ...and more »

President Trump, daughter Ivanka to call NASA astronaut in space from Oval Office - Washington Examiner

President Trump, daughter Ivanka to call NASA astronaut in space from Oval OfficeWashington ExaminerPresident Trump and daughter Ivanka will be calling astronaut Peggy Whitson to congratulate her on her record-breaking stay at the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Trump and his daughter Ivanka will call space next week ...and more »

Watch Astronaut Peggy Whitson's Record-Breaking Spacewalk - TIME;

Watch Astronaut Peggy Whitson's Record-Breaking Spacewalk - TIME

TIMEWatch Astronaut Peggy Whitson's Record-Breaking SpacewalkTIMEThere was a time when 36 minutes seemed like a marathon for an astronaut walking in space. That was on June 3, 1965, when NASA's Ed White ventured outside his Gemini IV spacecraft, tripling the 12 minutes outdoors the Soviet Union's Alexei Leonov had ...and more »

Russia set to launch a rare two-person Space Station crew on Thursday - Ars Technica UK;

Russia set to launch a rare two-person Space Station crew on Thursday - Ars Technica UK

Ars Technica UKRussia set to launch a rare two-person Space Station crew on ThursdayArs Technica UKSet your alarm for 8:13am (well, just before) if you want to catch this launch. Eric Berger (US) - 19/4/2017, 09:31. Enlarge · reader comments 24. Share this story. Barring any unexpected technical problems, a Soyuz rocket will launch Thursday from the ...and more »

Texas Instruments and NASA launch virtual scavenger hunt with out-of-this-world prizes - Broadway World

Texas Instruments and NASA launch virtual scavenger hunt with out-of-this-world prizesBroadway WorldDALLAS, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Texas Instruments (TI) and NASA today launched "The Search for STEMnauts," a virtual scavenger hunt designed to ignite students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each week, for the next ...and more »

Space debris problem is getting exponentially worse, say scientists at annual conference - Digital Trends;

Space debris problem is getting exponentially worse, say scientists at annual conference - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsSpace debris problem is getting exponentially worse, say scientists at annual conferenceDigital TrendsWithout an effective solution for cleaning up orbiting debris, space travel may become more treacherous. Last month, while setting a record for the most spacewalks by a women, astronaut Peggy Whitson lost her debris shield. Although initially concerned ...and more »

Russian Cosmonauts to Try Fermenting Milk on ISS to Prepare for Long Flights - Sputnik International;

Russian Cosmonauts to Try Fermenting Milk on ISS to Prepare for Long Flights - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalRussian Cosmonauts to Try Fermenting Milk on ISS to Prepare for Long FlightsSputnik InternationalRussian cosmonauts will try fermenting milk on the International Space Station (ISS) to produce dairy foods and beverages they hope will sustain space travelers during future long flights outside Earth's orbit, Fyodor Yurchikhin, who will fly to the ...and more »

New crew approved for space expedition to world's sole orbiter - TASS

New crew approved for space expedition to world's sole orbiterTASSBAIKONUR (Kazakhstan), April 19. /TASS/. The state commission at the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan has approved the crew of a new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's State Space Corporation Roscosmos told TASS on ...and more »

Ham Astronauts Swap Places on International Space Station - ARRL;

Ham Astronauts Swap Places on International Space Station - ARRL

ARRLHam Astronauts Swap Places on International Space StationARRLWith US Astronaut and ISS Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD, now back on Earth, two more radio amateurs will head into space this week from Kazakhstan to join the ISS crew members that Kimbrough and Russian crewmates Sergey ...and more »