One-Year Mission to the International Space Station: Latest News
NASA and Russia are launching a joint one year mission to the International Space Station. NASA's Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will blast off to the orbiting outpost on March 27, 2015 EDT.
The view on the new museum display is a busy one: It includes astronaut Twitter feeds, tracking details for the International Space Station (ISS) and videos describing NASA's space program technology.
Former astronaut Scott Kelly, who set the record for the longest sojourn in space for any American after his nearly yearlong mission ended in March, was honored at the Intrepid Museum's 25th annual Salute to Freedom gala yesterday (May 26).
About 1,000 biological samples from Scott Kelly's unprecedented yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station came down to Earth last week. It will take about 17 months to analyze them all, NASA officials said.
On Thursday (May 19), Pleasantdale Elementary School will be formally renamed in honor of Mark and Scott Kelly, former NASA astronauts who attended the school while growing up in West Orange, New Jersey.