Home > News > ISS Astronauts Prepare for Launch and Landing
March 22nd, 2006
ISS Astronauts Prepare for Launch and Landing
The two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are finalizing plans for their Earth return while a fresh crew and Brazilís first spacefarer prepare to launch toward the orbital laboratory.
(Marcos Pontes, Brazil's first astronaut) will make history as Brazilís first astronaut to fly, and has been training for his flight since 1998. He will spend about eight days aboard the ISS conducting nanotechnology experiments before returning to Earth with the Expedition 12 crew, he has said.
Pioneering breakthrough of chemical nanoengineering to design drugs controlled by light June 18th, 2013
Study Shows How the Nanog Protein Promotes Growth of Head and Neck Cancer June 18th, 2013
New Method to Synthesize Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles with High Catalytic Activity June 18th, 2013
Production of Polyaniline Biosensors Modified with Conductive Polymer Composites June 18th, 2013
'Popcorn' particle pathways promise better lithium-ion batteries June 11th, 2013
Space Solar Power: Key to a Livable Planet Earth June 10th, 2013
Researchers enlist Cameca Nanosims Microprobe to determine origins of lunar water: Microprobes's results indicate water on Earth and Moon has similar origin June 4th, 2013
National Space Society Report On Annual Conference June 3rd, 2013