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NASA’s Scatterometer Wraps Up Operations Aboard ISS

A NASA Earth science instrument has ended operations after a two-year mission to monitor ocean winds aboard the International Space Station. NASA said Monday the ISS-Rapid Scatterometer is designed to measure wind speed and direction over the ocean surface to help agencies forecast weather and monitor tropical cyclones. “The data from ISS-RapidScat …

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NASA Astronaut, Russian & Japanese Counterparts Land on Earth After ISS Mission

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and Expedition 49 crewmates Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi of Russia and Japan’s respective space agencies have returned to Earth after a 115-day mission aboard the International Space Station. The astronauts landed in Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan aboard a Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft, NASA said Sunday. Expedition 49 crew members supported hundreds of experiments …

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