Tag: International Space Station

Son’s space station stint evokes St. Hubert parishioners’ anxiety, pride

Son’s space station stint evokes St. Hubert parishioners’ anxiety, pride

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tom and Mary Vande Hei have gone out to the backyard of their Chanhassen home a few times in recent weeks to look up at the night sky, but they haven’t been looking for stars, comets or the northern lights.

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At Benilde-St. Margaret’s alum’s request, Pope Francis calls International Space Station

At Benilde-St. Margaret’s alum’s request, Pope Francis calls International Space Station

| Carol Glatz | October 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

One perk that comes with floating aboard the International Space Station is NASA arranges for occasional calls with celebrities to keep the astronauts’ spirits high during their monthslong flights.

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For Catholic astronauts, flying to space doesn’t mean giving up the faith

For Catholic astronauts, flying to space doesn’t mean giving up the faith

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the International Space Station there’s a place, while filled with robotic equipment, where astronauts like to hang out. Called the Cupola, the small module has seven large bay windows that give crew members a panoramic view of Earth.

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