Space Station

Maine Astronaut Comes 158 Days Shy Of Space Flight Record
U.S. Navy Captain and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy was appointed chief of the Astronauts Office in July 2015. Cassidy is a graduate of York High School in Maine. He is also a member of the U.S. Navy Seals and won two bronze stars for combat leadership in Afghanistan.
International Space Station Gets Shipment of Whiskey
A Japanese company known for its whiskey and other alcoholic beverages delivered a supply of their drink to the International Space Station. The whiskey arrived with 10,000 pounds of cargo that included space walking equipment, an emergency breathing kit and toilet wiring.
Private Space Company Orbital Docks With Space Station
It was a week late arriving at the International Space Station by Orbital Science Corp’s unmanned cargo ship, the Cygnus, docked with the Space Station. The ship should have docked last Sunday following its launch on September 18th but a navigation glitch kept it from docking.