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Shattered Russian satellite forces ISS astronauts to take shelter in stricken Starliner capsule | Live Science

ISS astronauts, including the stranded Butch Willmore and Sunni Williams, have sought refuge inside their docked spacecraft after the Resurs-P1 satellite splintered apart in orbit.

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Watch SpaceX’s Crew-4 astronauts arrive at new home in space

SpaceX’s Crew-4 astronauts have safely boarded the ISS on Wednesday after a 16-hour ride to the orbiting laboratory — the fastest Crew Dragon trip to date.

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Israeli astronaut splashes down safely from 17-day mission

Eytan Stibbe, part of the first private mission to the International Space Station, carried everything from matzah to science experiments aboard.

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Fire on the space station! Astronauts preparing ongoing combustion research.

About 1,500 flames were ignited on the International Space Station in five years to learn how fire behaves in microgravity.

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Israel's second-ever astronaut preparing to finally head to space on Friday

After repeated delays, Eytan Stibbe is days away from taking part in the world's first private mission to the International Space Station, for a week of experiments

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Russian Space Chief Threatens International Space Station

Russia is certainly getting very good at making threats. Today, President Vladimir Putin threatened nuclear war or something.

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Israeli Astronaut Will Head To Space With These 35 Experiments

Wearable sleep tech, clean meat, space hummus, and an antiradiation vest are just a few of the experiments heading to space.

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Space Debris Has Hit And Damaged The International Space Station

The inevitable has occurred. A piece of space debris too small to be tracked has hit and damaged part of the International Space Station - namely, the Canadarm2 robotic arm.

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Israel To Send Its Second Astronaut To Space In 2021

Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe is expected to take off next year on a research mission logging 200 hours at the International Space Station.

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NASA, SpaceX Set New Crew-1 Launch Date, Time

NASA and SpaceX will launch the Crew-1 mission on Nov. 14 and will hold a teleconference to discuss the details of the launch Wednesday. The agency will also be sharing the results of the recent testing conducted on the Falcon 9 Merlin engines.

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NASA assigns four astronauts to SpaceX mission scheduled for 2021 - CNN

NASA and its international partners named four astronauts to crew a SpaceX mission to the International Space Station in spring 2021 — beefing up staffing on board the orbiting laboratory.

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SpaceX's Crew Dragon has that 'new car smell' and flies 'totally different' than a NASA shuttle

When the hatch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft opened up to let two NASA astronauts inside the International Space Station on Sunday (May 31), the astronaut who greeted them at the door got a strong whiff of "new car smell."

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NASA confirms work on a Tom Cruise movie to be shot aboard the International Space Station | TechCrunch

NASA is indeed working with actor Tom Cruise on a film to be shot in space — aboard the International Space Station (ISS), it turns out. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed the news, which was detailed in an earlier report, via a tweet today. The

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Israeli Radiation Protection Space Vest To Make Debut On International Space Station | News Brief

A prototype of the AstroRad vest, developed by US-Israeli startup StemRad, will be sent to space on November 2 for feedback on its ergonomic features. | NoCamels

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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had to plug this hole with their thumb – BGR

Yesterday, Russian space organization Roscosmos and the European Space Agency broke the news that the International Space Station had sprung a leak. That's a pretty big deal for the astronauts who are riding what amounts to a floating science laboratory,

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America's longest-orbiting female astronaut has safely returned home

After spending 665 days whizzing 254 miles above the surface of Earth aboard the International Space Station, Astronaut Peggy Whitson has successfully reentered the atmosphere and set down safely in Kazakhstan.

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Watch astronaut Tim Peake explain why somersaults in the ISS don't make you dizzy

“On the ground the brain takes cues both from the motion of fluid in our inner ear, which is affected by our motion and by gravity, as well as from our vision to determine our position and motion.”

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Photographer snaps thrilling space station image from his backyard - CNET

An amateur astrophotographer takes on the challenge of getting a stunning shot of the ISS and succeeds. It's all in the timing.

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​Scott Kelly shrinks after return to Earth - CNN.com

Astronaut Scott Kelly grew taller in space but shrunk back to normal height in little more than a day.

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How Scott Kelly's year in space may have changed his body | The Verge

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is returning to Earth tonight, wrapping up a 340-day-long stay aboard the International Space Station. It's the longest amount of time an American astronaut has lived in...

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Year-in-Space Astronaut Scott Kelly Packs for Home But Skips Souvenir

Scott Kelly, who has been living and working on the space station since last March and is set to return to Earth next week, isn't bringing home a souvenir for himself.

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Two NASA astronauts will perform an unscheduled spacewalk next week

NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra will likely perform an unexpected spacewalk next week, to fix a rail car that stalled on the outside of the International Space Station. The unscheduled spacewalk will address a problem that arose on Wednesday wi

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‘UFO’ Captured In Photo Of Earth Taken From The ISS - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Conspiracy theorists believe that it just might be, after an astronaut on the ISS tweeted this picture - with what appears to be a UFO hanging ominously in the top right hand corner. ‘I would find it hard to believe that Scott Kelly did

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Astronaut photographs a single airplane from space - CNET

It's a long way from the space station down to Earth, but an astronaut still managed to photograph a tiny airplane from orbit.

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This is Boeing's Starliner: the spacecraft that will take astronauts to the space station - Vox

The vehicle will ferry NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station starting in 2017 or 2018.

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Watch astronauts dock with the International Space Station

Sometimes reality can be just as stunning as the movies. That's certainly the case with this latest video from NASA. The space agency has released a video documenting the Russian Soyuz capsule as...

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11 cars help astronaut's daughter deliver a message to him in space

A young girl delivered a touching message to her father, who is an astronaut at the International Space Station, using 11 cars and some open land.

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International Space Station Finds Life In Space, But What The TARDIS Are These ‘Aliens’ The Tardigrades?

The international space station has found life in space, but the discovery of these "tardigrades" by cosmonauts has Russian scientists saying how they are both

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Microbial life found living on the exterior of the International Space Station?

A new report claims that Russian scientists have discovered traces of marine life living on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS).