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World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite yesterday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 28, 2014
Talk about a cosmic caffeine jolt. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 17, 2014
The wait for a cup of coffee for astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) - 435 km above in the sky - will soon be over.
Reuters | Thursday June 12, 2014
So far, Wiseman has about 74,000 Twitter followers. More than 40 current astronauts use Twitter, sharing perspectives 140 characters at a time.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 11, 2014
First-time astronaut Reid Wiseman arrived at the International Space Station two weeks ago, but zero gravity still surprises him.
Rohan Swamy | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Nasa astronaut Reid Wiseman posted the Vine video, which records a single orbit of the Earth seen from the ISS.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday May 31, 2014
A toothbrush used by one of the American astronauts who flew to the Moon was sold at auction for nearly $12,000, or triple the starting bid, the auction house said on Friday.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
NASA has sent a pair of high-tech 'space sandals' to the International Space Station (ISS) to better understand how heavy loads can damage an astronaut's bones and muscles.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 30, 2014
SpaceX unveiled Thursday a new spacecraft that it hopes will one day allow Americans to once again carry astronauts to the International Space Station, an ability currently limited to Russia.
Shivangana Vasudeva, NDTV | Thursday May 22, 2014
From bizarre beings to a food fad, insects have crawled their way to fame. We've been fed with various studies on how insects give fresh health hope and can be a serious solution to the pressing problem of global food security.To reiterate, insects are a great way to add low fat protein to your diet...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Three astronauts, including a Russian and an American, touched down safely on Earth Wednesday aboard a Soyuz capsule.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Friday May 2, 2014
University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to the school of engineering in person. But he'll be out of town on May 10 - orbiting the globe on the International Space Station.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 24, 2014
Barack Obama on Thursday came face to face with Japan's newest sporting phenomenon -- an eerily realistic humanoid robot which can run, jump and enjoy a kick-around with the president of the United States.
Agence France-Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
The auction house did not disclose the name of the buyer that Clinton borrowed to email astronaut John Glenn, who was orbiting Earth aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
An unusual "Tweet-up" -- a meeting of people who know each other on Twitter -- involving an ambassador, an astronaut and a prime minister has taken place on a video-link between Japan and the International Space Station.
AFP | Thursday May 22, 2014
Astronauts' hearts grow rounder while they are in space, suggesting that spending lots of time in microgravity could lead to heart problems, according to US research on Saturday. That could mean trouble for people who want to embark on long-term missions to Mars.The data presented at an American Col...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 28, 2014
A Russian spacecraft with two Russians and a NASA astronaut aboard on Friday docked successfully at the International Space Station after a technical hitch caused an unprecedented two-day delay.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday March 26, 2014
An engine snag has delayed the arrival of a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station until Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 22, 2014
While the United States and Russia traded sanctions this week in a burgeoning crisis over Crimea, astronauts from both nations rose above the discord in their sanctuary hundreds of miles from Earth.