NASA wants ex-astronauts to lead commercial missions to ISS – IT Pro – News

NASA wants former astronauts to lead commercial flights to the ISS. They then have to travel to and from the space station as mission commanders. NASA published a policy proposal for this on Thursday. Under the policy proposal, which is not yet final, NASA reports that it is finalizing “a new requirement that a former … Read more

NASA wants former astronauts to lead private flights to ISS | Tech

If it is up to NASA, from now on retired astronauts will have to join private flights to and from the space station as mission leaders. The American space agency has a policy proposal written. Former astronauts accompanying them must increase passenger safety. It would also ensure that existing activities on board the ISS are … Read more

Claude Nicollier will be “relieved” if the Russians leave the ISS space station –

Russia announced on Tuesday that it would stop participating in the International Space Station (ISS) “after 2024”, raising the question of its survival. Swiss astronaut Claude Nicollier says he is “relieved” but fears for the future of this example of international cooperation. A model of international cooperation bringing together Europe, Japan, the United States and … Read more

Russia withdraws from the ISS. There is a reaction from the White House

In April, Borisov’s predecessor, Dmitry Rogozin, said Russia would halt cooperation in the ISS in response to sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. He argued that the sanctions were intended to “kill the Russian economy, plunge our people into despair and hunger, and bring our country to its knees.”

Samantha Cristoforetti First European Woman to Spacewalk

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti became the first European woman to take a spacewalk. Together with her Russian colleague Oleg Artemev – who was making his sixth outing in space – she spent more than seven hours outside the International Space Station on Thursday. Bron: BELGIAN Friday 22 July 2022 at 16:50 The duo carried out … Read more

An Italian woman and a Russian were improving the robotic arm at the ISS that Rogozin wanted to cancel

“On Thursday, July 21, an ascent into free space from the Russian segment of the ISS took place between 16:50 and 23:55 CEST. Oleg Artěmjev (red distinguishing stripes) and Samantha Cristoforettiová (blue stripes) spent seven hours and five minutes outside the station and completed the planned tasks,” summarized on Twitter space specialist Michal Václavík from … Read more

Russia and US reach agreement for ISS after Putin fires leader

MOSCOW, – Russia and the United States (US) reached an agreement to resume joint flights to the International Space Station (ISS), despite geopolitical tensions between the US and Russia over the war in Ukraine. The agreement was reached on Friday (15/7/2022), after Russian President Vladimir Putin removed his longtime ally Dmitry Rogozin from the … Read more

Covid, reinfections almost 12% in the last week. Vaccine booster dose 86% effective against severe disease. The data of the ISS

More and more people do re-infect, thus proving positive again at Covid despite having already had it. This is highlighted by the latest extended report from the Higher Institute of Health. In the last week the percentage of reinfections out of the total number of cases reported, it is equal to11,7%, an increase compared to … Read more

Covid, the vaccine works against Omicron: 86% efficacy of the booster against severe disease – The extended report ISS

The anti-Covid vaccine in the period of Omicron’s prevalence (i.e. since January 3 this year) has a ‘86% efficacy against severe disease in dose vaccinates booster. The extended report of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità on the emergency Coronavirusunderlining that the effectiveness passes to the 67% in those vaccinated with a full course of less … Read more