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Two U.S. astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Wednesday to replace a failed computer that serves as a backup to critical control systems, including the outpost's solar panel wings.
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Chris Hadfield knows all about spacewalking, piloting a fighter jet, and living on the ocean floor.
Probiotic pioneer Yakult's little bottles are to feature in a 6-year, gravity-free study at the International Space Station .
Deadly space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought - perhaps as often as once a century, according to new calculations by a non-profit group devoted to preventing Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to ... (more)
An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.
Today, April 22, 2014 is Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at our home planet from space.
As astronomers discover more Earth-like planets in the universe, it could provide the impetus for a new Age of Discovery.
Of all the questions kids have about astronauts and outer space, perhaps there's one that's not often addressed.
Allyson and 20 of her classmates at Dixon Elementary School got the opportunity to talk to Dr. Koichi Wakata, commander of the International Space Station .
The flight package includes a space flight training at Air Combat , a space suit fitting and an actual space flight experience onboard the XCOR Lynx, a two-seat fully reusable suborbital spacecraft.
A group of engineering students discussed questions with astronaut Rick Mastracchio '82 at the International Space Station during a live video chat from the Charles B. Gentry Building on April 18. /UConn Photo) Eight UConn School of Engineering students spent part of Friday afternoon chatting with UConn alum Rick Mastracchio '82 , who is currently ... (more)
Huntington's disease is a grim diagnosis. A hereditary disorder with debilitating physical and cognitive symptoms, the disease usually robs adult patients of their ability to walk, balance and speak.
Florida: A robotic US spacecraft ended a pioneering mission to map dust and gases around the moon with a planned, kamikaze crash into the lunar surface early on Friday, NASA officials said.
AMAZING new dashboard video of a meteor confirms Russia's reputation as the country that gets all the best stuff from outer space.
SpaceX company's space capsule Dragon delivered two tons of food, gear, experiments and care packages to the six men aboard the International Space Station on Sunday.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the... Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms ... (more)