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Brazil Ventures into Space with a Little Help from Russia, China and France

In 2006 Marcos Pontes, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Brazilian Air Force, became the ...

Brazil’s First Astronaut Is Awarded Brazilian Highest Honor

The Brazilian astronaut, Marcos Pontes, was acclaimed this Thursday, April 20, with the National ...

Brazil’s First Astronaut Entered Hall of Fame, Says Lula

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva sent a message of welcome and congratulations ...

From Space Brazil’s First Astronaut Encourages Kids to Become Scientists

Brazil’s first astronaut, Marcos Pontes, participated in a videoconference, Wednesday, April 5, with various ...

Brazil’s First Astronaut Celebrates Brazilian Aviation’s Father

A new, two-man crew of the International Space Station (ISS) and a Brazilian astronaut ...

Brazilian Leaves for Eight-Day Mission in Space

Brazilian first astronaut Marcos César Pontes is leaving this Wednesday, March 29, in The ...

Russia Approves All Experiments from First Brazilian Astronaut

The Brazilian Space Agency’s (AEB) manager of the Centennial Mission, Raimundo Nonato Mussi, reported ...

Brazil, First to Test in Space Germination of Tropical Plant

Brazilian researchers may better understand the biological processes of plants after the trip that ...

Brazilian Astronaut Gave Up Nasa to Celebrate Dumont’s Pioneer Flight

The Brazilian Space Agency (Agência Espacial Brasileira) (AEB) is in a race against time ...

With Astronaut Mission Brazil and Russia Tone Up Technological Ties

Brazil’s Air Force lieutenant coronel Marcos Pontes will be the first Brazilian to travel ...

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