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US astronaut Rick Mastracchio smiles during space suit test prior to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on November 7, 2013. Russia on November 7 launched into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.  The Soyuz-FG rocket and Soyuz-TMA capsule, emblazoned with the symbols of the Sochi Games and the Olympic rings, blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur.    AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SHAMIL ZHUMATOV        (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut’s Mastracchio Back on Earth

By DMITRY LOVETSKY    Associated Press   DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan (AP) _ A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts who had spent a half-year aboard the International Space Station landed Wednesday in the steppes of Kazakhstan. […]

05/13/2014

Hamilton Sundstrand Awarded Millions in NASA Work

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) _ NASA says it has awarded a contract of up to $729 million to Hamilton Sundstrand for engineering, safety and other tasks for its space suit used on the space shuttle […]

10/01/2010

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