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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).