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JAXA Astronaut Discusses Life in Space

International Space Station Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency discussed his life aboard the orbiting laboratory with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama during an in-flight event on Jan. 7.

Space shuttle Endeavour was moved Jan. 6 from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its STS-130 mission to the International Space Station. The move is referred to as a "rollout."

Endeavour is targeted to launch Feb. 7. During its 13-day mission, the shuttles six astronauts will deliver a third connecting module, the Tranquility node, to the space station.

Aboard the International Space Station, three members of the Expedition 22 crew, Commander Jeff Williams, Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer, and Flight Engineer
Soichi Noguchi participated in an in-flight educational event on Jan. 6, 2009. The crew spoke with the Winter School in Winter, Wisconsin and the Lac Courte Orielles Ojibwe School in Hayward, Wisconsin.

About ninety minutes after docking with the Zarya module, astronauts aboard the Soyuz capsule opened the hatch into the International Space Station. Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency were greeted by Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Maxim Suraev.

NASA - Expedition 22 Soyuz Docking

Expedition 22 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency arrived at the International Space Station Dec. 23, 2009. They docked to the Zarya module to begin six months on the complex.

After leaving the International Space Station at 10:56 p.m. EST Monday the Soyuz landed upright in Kazakhstan at 2:15 a.m. On board and extracted where Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk, Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne.

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