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Russian-Greek cosmonaut Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos to make 6h space walk

Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos will make a six-hour walk outside the ISS space station where he has been since April. NASA TV will broadcast live the cosmonaut’s trip. The broadcast is schedule to start at 17:00 (Athens time) on Thursday 17 August. 58-year-old Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos …

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Greek microsatellites UPSat and DUTHSat to be launched into space – Watch Live

Two microsatellites, UPSat and DUTHSat, constructed in Greece will be launched into space on Tuesday, at 18:11 Athens time – along with 26 other similar microsatellites – from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. The microsatellites will be transferred onto a rocket-carrier «Atlas V», destined for …

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Astronaut Pesquet ISS congratulates Greece on National Day

Space calls Greece. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet from the International Space Station congratulated Greece on the National Day, March 25. With a tweet. Χρόνια Πολλά on your Independence Day, #Greece 🇬🇷 This is Athens, a city full of history and culture that can be seen from space pic.twitter.com/D1BjNZQctq — Thomas …

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ISS – Greece: Space Station visible with naked eye Jan 30/2017

In a series of Tweets astronaut Ignazio Magnani announced that the International Space Station will be visible with naked eye, at 18:42 local time, early evening of January 30th 2017. Magnani urges Greeks to watch the ISS crossing the evening sky over Greece. Yià sas Hellas 🇬🇷!The @Space_Station is visibleto …

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ISS Chris Hadfield: Spectacular Athens as seen from space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield pleasantly surprised us for one more time. The Canadian commander of International Space Station uploaded again a picture from the Greek capital at night as seen from the orbit. “Athens, Greece. The Parthenon at the heart stands out from orbit,” Chris Hadfield wrote. KTG is exactly next …

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Athens by Night as seen from… Space!

This is an amazing  picture of Athens by Night as seen from space! The picture  was taken by Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut currently at the International Space Station (ISS). Nespoli took the picture through the glass dome of ISS, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced.                       Athens by Night as seen from …

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