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Canada Commits to the International Space Station Beyond 2015

International Space Station

The government announced today that Canada intends to renew its commitment to the International Space Station(ISS) beyond 2015. Minister of Industry Christian Paradis made the announcement in Quebec City where the ISS Heads of Agency meeting is currently taking place. The news was expected but it took some time for Canada to commit, making it the last of the other participating nations to do so.

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Expedition 30 Launches To The Space Station

Expedition 30 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko, NASA Flight Engineer Don Petit and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers were launched on the Russian aboard their Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft at 13:16 UTC (8:16 a.m. EST) Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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Expedition 29 Launches to the Space Station

Expedition 29 Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov, NASA Flight Engineer Dan Burbank and Russian Flight Engineer Anatoly Ivanishin launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft on November 14, 2011, (November 13 in the United States) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station.

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