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  • Spacewalking Astronauts Release Peruvian Satellite

    Spacewalking Astronauts Release Peruvian Satellite

    Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite yesterday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth.

  • NASA Names Building for Moonwalker Neil Armstrong

    NASA Names Building for Moonwalker Neil Armstrong

    NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • Cosmic Caffeine: Astronauts Getting Espresso Maker

    Cosmic Caffeine: Astronauts Getting Espresso Maker

    Talk about a cosmic caffeine jolt. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.

  • Astronauts to Brew Coffee in Space

    Astronauts to Brew Coffee in Space

    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.

  • Astronaut Reid Wiseman Takes to Twitter to Share Life in Space

    Astronaut Reid Wiseman Takes to Twitter to Share Life in Space

    So far, Wiseman has about 74,000 Twitter followers. More than 40 current astronauts use Twitter, sharing perspectives 140 characters at a time.

  • Rookie Astronaut Takes to Twitter to Share Life in Space

    Rookie Astronaut Takes to Twitter to Share Life in Space

    First-time astronaut Reid Wiseman arrived at the International Space Station two weeks ago, but zero gravity still surprises him.

  • First Vine From Space Shows the Never-Setting Sun on the ISS

    First Vine From Space Shows the Never-Setting Sun on the ISS

    Nasa astronaut Reid Wiseman posted the Vine video, which records a single orbit of the Earth seen from the ISS.

  • Apollo 13 Astronaut's Toothbrush Sells for $11,794

    Apollo 13 Astronaut's Toothbrush Sells for $11,794

    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.

  • NASA Sends Hi-Tech 'Sandals' Into Space

    NASA Sends Hi-Tech 'Sandals' Into Space

    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.

  • SpaceX Unveils Spacraft to Ferry Astronauts to Space

    SpaceX Unveils Spacraft to Ferry Astronauts to Space

    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.

  • Worms for Astronauts! Could This Be Their New Diet?

    Worms for Astronauts! Could This Be Their New Diet?

    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...

  • Three astronauts land back on Earth in Soyuz capsule

    Three astronauts land back on Earth in Soyuz capsule

    Three astronauts, including a Russian and an American, touched down safely on Earth Wednesday aboard a Soyuz capsule.

  • Astronaut to Deliver Graduation Address from Space

    Astronaut to Deliver Graduation Address from Space

    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.

  • Barack Obama gets a kick out of footballing robot

     Barack Obama gets a kick out of footballing robot

    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.

  • Laptop used for first US presidential email sold for $60,667

    Laptop used for first US presidential email sold for $60,667

    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.

  • Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space

    Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space

    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.

  • Astronauts more prone to heart problems

    Astronauts more prone to heart problems

    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...

  • Russian-US crew docks at ISS after two-day delay

    Russian-US crew docks at ISS after two-day delay

    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.

  • Snag delays arrival of crew at space station

    Snag delays arrival of crew at space station

    An engine snag has delayed the arrival of a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station until Thursday.

  • How astronauts survive diplomatic tensions in space

    How astronauts survive diplomatic tensions in space

    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.

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