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The five heroic sex geckos sent into space on July 19 to study sexual reproduction in zero gravity died before returning to Earth on Monday, Russian officials said.
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Scottish whisky sent into space three years ago to discover how gravity affects the maturing process will return to earth in 11 days, on September 12, according to its distiller.
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While many Americans will spend Labor Day barbecuing, relaxing and soaking up the end of summer, U.S. astronauts in space will spend the holiday in their own way: floating in weightlessness.
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India's Mars Orbiter Mission is closing in on the Red Planet and the Mars Orbit Insertion engine firing when it arrives on September 24, 2014 after its 10 month interplanetary journey.
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It's the Earth-orbiting research lab as big as a five-bedroom house, complete with two bathrooms, a gym and a huge bay window - but how much do we know about what goes on at the International Space Station? We watched as astronauts played football in space during the World Cup, we listened to Chris Hadfield croon his rendition of David Bowie's ... (more)
After three years in development and $2.7 billion in costs, NASA said last week it would go ahead and build its Space Launch System , but acknowledged the massive rocket's initial test flight will likely slip a year, to 2018.
When you look up into the night sky and see all those stars and think about the infinite vastness of the universe, does it make you feel insignificant? Like there's so much of space and so little of you? My real estate holdings include entire planets that make our little Earth look like a puny pebble on a secluded beach in the middle of nowhere.
A new analysis of space dust has revealed that the cosmic particles, wich are likely to have originated from beyond our solar system, are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.
THE SPACE COAST. AS SOON AS THERE'S AN ANNOUNCEMENT, WE WILL BRING IT TO YOU. TO THE PAST, TODAY MARKS THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF SHUTTLE DISCOVERY LAUNCHING FROM THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER.
The spacecraft will be transferred from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility during the second week of September.
Millions of people were inspired by the space shuttle, and it continues to do that, even though it hasn't flown in more than three years.
Discovery, the third space shuttle to join NASA's fleet, left for its first mission on Aug. 30, 1984, to deploy three communication satellites.
The agency says a decision on which company will build its next-generation vehicle to put astronauts in space is imminent.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 03:47 pm
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