Expedition 26

Expedition 26

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Expedition 26 is the current mission to the International Space Station. The mission launched with one US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts on November 26, 2010 with half of the crew of Expedition 25 coming back to Earth on board of Soyuz TMA-19. The rest of the Expedition 26 crew - one US astronaut, one Russian cosmonaut and one ESA astronaut - joined the trio already onboard when their Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft docked with the station on December 17, 2010. The Expedition 25 commander Douglas Wheelock handed over the station's command to Expedition 26 commander Scott Kelly on November 24, 2010. The ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli's mission to the space station is also named MagISStra. The name combines the word magistra, meaning "female teacher" in Latin, with the acronym ISS, as suggested by Antonella Pezzani of Italyshow more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134957607
  • 9786134957601