Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong was laid to rest in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday after being honored at a ceremony at Washington National Cathedral on Thursday, where he was remembered for his "courage, grace and humility."
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To prepare for their upcoming departure, Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineers Sergei Revin and Joe Acaba participated in a session of Soyuz descent training and gathered and packed items for return to Earth.
They are scheduled to undock from the station in their Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft at 7:09 p.m. EDT Sunday, landing a few hours later in the steppe of Kazakhstan at 10:53 p.m. EDT
Space shuttle Endeavour has been attached to the modified 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Endeavour is set to leave Florida early Monday to begin a multi-day flight to the West Coast, where it will be delivered to the California Science Center.
Sol 38 (Sept. 13, 2012) was destined to be a driving day for NASA's latest edition to the Martian landscape. Curiosity perambulated over 105 feet (32 meters) of unpaved Gale Crater during yesterday's drive. The rover's odometer now clocks in at 466 feet (142 meters) covered since the landing on Aug. 5.
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Audio of the phenomenon known as 'chorus' radio waves within Earth’s magnetosphere that are audible to the human ear, as recorded on Sept. 5, 2012, by RBSP’s Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science (EMFISIS). Five six-second 'events' are captured in this sample, and they are played end-to-end, one right after the other, without gaps.