Month: February 2016
Q&A with Kurt Eberly, Orbital ATK’s Antares deputy program manager
Shannon Lucid gives a guided tour of the Mir space station
Kelly, Kornienko about to wrap up 340-day mission
Astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are making final preparations for return to Earth Tuesday evening, closing out a record 340-day stay aboard the International Space Station where they served as medical test subjects to learn more about the long-term effects of weightlessness, space radiation and isolation.
Video: Change of command aboard International Space Station
Photos: Falcon 9 awaits liftoff
Falcon 9 grounded again after last-second abort
Falcon 9 abort seen from press site
A Falcon 9 rocket aborts its lift off at the final moment on February 28, 2016, as seen from the press site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The rocket was supposed to launch the SES 9 communication satellite and had already been delayed by fueling problems and a boat that strayed into the launch danger area off shore.