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Three astronauts who were launched into space aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft Monday entered the International Space Station nearly eight hours later, a relief to relatives and scientists months after a rocket... more
System to rid space station of astronaut exhalations inspires Earth-based CO2 removal  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) exhale carbon dioxide (CO2), it's removed from the air and pumped into space. Could an Earth-based... more
Three astronauts blast off to International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Three astronauts have blasted off to the International Space Station, a successful launch that follows October's aborted mission. more
Tissue chips rocket to International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
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The trio of astronauts currently living on board the International Space Station is celebrating Thanksgiving in orbit, even as three more astronauts prepare to join the crew early next month. more
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The three astronauts on board the International Space Station took a moment to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the launch of the very first... more
Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Supplies to Space Station  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
During a midnight launch, the Russian space agency blasted thousands of pounds of supplies up to the three astronauts living on the International Space Station. It was the... more
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During a midnight launch, the Russian space agency blasted thousands of pounds of supplies up to the three astronauts living on the International Space Station. It... more
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On This Day in Space! Dec. 6, 1998: International Space Station Assembly Begins  SPACE.COM · 5 days
On Dec. 6, 1998, astronauts on the space shuttle Endeavourofficially began the construction of the International Space Station. See how it happened... more
Immune health in space  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
With a new crew arriving at the International Space Station, astronauts will be relieved to know that they won't have to worry about a major aspect of their immune system being compromised. While researchers know a lot about astronauts' skeletal... more
Astronauts Snap Amazing Last Glances of Space Station For 20th Anniversary (Gallery)  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA and Russian space agency Roscosmos are celebrating the space laboratory's 20th anniversary with a fantastic series of photos that capture the scale and... more
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Keeping fit and maintaining muscle strength is hard enough on Earth, but for astronauts in space it is even more important. As... more
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Do astronauts' brains get bigger in space? The answer may be found in 10 small containers of human brain cells on board a SpaceX spacecraft that is scheduled for blast off Dec. 5 for... more
Inexpensive, portable air purifier could help protect the heart from pollution  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Microscopic particles floating in the air we breathe come from sources such as fossil fuel combustion, fires, cigarettes and vehicles. Known as fine particulate matter, this form of... more
Astronaut's-Eye Time Lapse Offers Incredible View of Earth from Space  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Astronauts living and working onboard the International Space Station enjoy one of the most stunning views of planet Earth — and fortunately for the rest of us, they're... more
Image: Mapping the night  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Imaging Earth from space is a favourite pastime for astronauts on the International space Station. They can set their cameras to automatically snap photos while they work, but often make time to Earth-gaze and take photos of their own. more
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Turkish woman Tulay Gercek stands in front of a vending machine at a busy Istanbul metro station but instead of putting coins into a slot, she crams plastic bottles into... more
NASA Chief Sees Bold Future on Mars and the Moon  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
The moon may be the next space destination for American astronauts, but the frontier of Mars still beckons, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine says. more
SpaceX's crew rocket set for January test flight  REUTERS · 3 weeks
The first flight of a SpaceX rocket tailored to fly astronauts to the International Space Station is set for liftoff... more
Poor weather delays US space cargo launch to Friday  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cloudy weather and rain pushed back until Friday the planned launch of a US cargo ship loaded with supplies for astronauts living at the International Space Station, NASA said Thursday. more
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The fully assembled International Space Station is a wonder of engineering. But its fully completed elements only occurred after a series of assembly flights from multiple countries. Here, we'll take you on... more
NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system sent to space  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
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Mars 2020 landing site offers unique opportunities  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In 2020, NASA's next rover will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and head to the Jezero Crater on Mars. Jezero was once home to an ancient lake-delta system that scientists... more
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