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Soyuz to Station in record time – it’s ISS Expedition 35

Published on March 29, 2013 By SpaceKate

TMA-08M took the latest ISS crew members up to the space station in record time. Usually it takes a couple of days before the small cramped Soyuz capsule is able to dock with the International Space Station. 28th March 2013 saw the launch of Expedition 35 from Baikonur, which was able to dock with the […]

NASA Launch TweetUp: STS-133, Discovery's final flight

Published on February 3, 2011 By SpaceKate

I’ve spoken before about my excitement about getting chosen for the NASA Tweet-up for the launch of STS-133, and how wonderful it was that the tweet-up members formed such a great community, even before we met in real life. Now I guess it’s time I shared my experience of the Tweet-Up itself, especially as I’m […]