SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule during testing.
Over the weekend, the company's recently flown Dragon crew capsule was engulfed in...
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Twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly participated in a groundbreaking NASA study to uncover the long-term effects of space on the human body.
Over nearly a year, the twins took the same medical tests — one while aboard the International Space...
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Cobb didn't make it to space but helped forge a path for women in space programs.
As if being an astronaut aboard the International Space Station weren’t cool enough, NASA’s Christina Koch will become the agency’s second explorer to spend nearly a year inside the orbiting laboratory. NASA this […]
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A female astronaut is due to set a record for the longest spaceflight by a woman, the U.S. space agency said Wednesday, the same astronaut who was to have been in the first all-female spacewalk scrapped over lack of a right-sized...
Astronaut Christina Koch will soon break the record for longest single spaceflight by a woman, NASA announced Wednesday.
Koch will beat out former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who was in space for 288 days two years ago. Koch, who arrived at the...
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Wanting to better understand how space affects astronauts, the US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) sent a group of mice to the International Space Station for 37 days.
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Christina Koch has a(n out-of-this) world record in her future.
Brothers compete. So in 2016, when astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after spending a year in space, it must have really annoyed his identical twin brother — retired astronaut Mark Kelly — that Scott was two inches taller than when he...
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NASA has sent mice on a dozen missions to the International Space Station since 2014, in a special habitat designed for microgravity. In their own way, the rodent astronauts are contributing to humanity’s quest to explore Mars.
Before NASA sends...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US astronaut Christina Cook will spend almost a year aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and will set a new women's record for the longest time in space, a rocket and space industry source told Sputnik on Tuesday.
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Fifty years after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, the spacecraft that carried the first astronauts to land on the moon has again returned to the United States' west coast.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United Arab Emirates’ Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) said that Hazzaa AlMansoori will be the country’s first astronaut to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the Russian Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft.
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