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December 13, 2006

NASA Sends ISS Crew To Station's Shielded Areas Overnight

Violent Solar Storm Causes Radiation Concerns With Agency

A violent solar explosion late Tuesday caused enough concern at NASA the agency directed the crews of Expedition 14 and visiting shuttle Discovery to move to the most shielded areas of the ISS last night on concerns harmful radiation.

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STS-116 Astronauts Get To Work On ISS

Closer Inspection Of Heat Shield Not Necessary

Following the shuttle Discovery's successful docking Monday with the International Space Station, astronauts Robert Curbeam and Christer Fuglesang stepped out of the station Tuesday afternoon for the first of three planned spacewalks.

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VA Spaceport's Inaugural Launch Delayed Until Friday

USAF Works To Fix Satellite Glitch

The inaugural launch from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport has been delayed until at least the end of this week.

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