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Rice successfully grown aboard Chinese space station for first time

The new Chinese space station, Tiangong, has hosted an experiment that has successfully grown two rice varieties on its recently launched Wentian module.

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Giant robot arm on space station has captured stunning views

The huge robotic arm connected to the Tianhe module of the Tiangong space station has captured stunning views of Earth and more as it inspects the station.

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Russia reveals the design of its space station to rival the ISS

The latest International Military-Technical Forum in Russia has hosted a model of Roscosmos' new space station, the Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS).

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Astronauts may soon breathe oxygen created using magnets

International researchers have developed a new method for producing oxygen in space for astronauts to breathe on the ISS or a trip to Mars using magnets.

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Space station's new robotic arm tested, showing off amazing views

The recent launch of the new Wentian module for China's Tiangong space station brought with it a new robotic arm to be tested.

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Russia plans to assemble its own space station, coming in 2028

Russia has revealed plans for its next-generation space station called ROSS, which is planned for assembly in orbit in 2028.

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NASA to fund billions of stem cells being grown on the space station

Researchers have sent stem cells to the International Space Station to see how much more easily they can be grown in zero gravity.

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NASA slams Russia for using space station to promote propaganda

Russia's recent photo op on the ISS has been strongly condemned by NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency.

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International Space Station ejects massive bag of trash for first time

Footage from Nanorack's first successful test of its new waste disposal system using its Bishop Airlock has been published online.

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Cosmonauts use space station to display 'anti-Ukraine propaganda'

Russian space agency Roscosmos has shared on Telegram photos of cosmonauts holding Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republic flags.

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U.S. boosts ISS for the first time without needing Russia to help

The United States has used Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft to boost the International Space Station back to a higher orbit.

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'Pathogenic bacteria' from ISS has Russian scientists concerned

Russian scientists are concerned about the possibility of contamination from microorganisms from the ISS on the new ROSS station.

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Russian cosmonaut quits to avoid having to 'work for the Americans'

Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov has opted to retire due to a lack of interesting work for him in the ISS' Russian segment.

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New video shows what happens to astronauts when the ISS gets a boost

A new video posted by the European Space Agency shows the Expedition 66 crew inside the ISS as the space station is reboosted.

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SpaceX posts stunning footage of Dragon capsule traveling to the ISS

Elon Musk's SpaceX has posted stunning footage of its Dragon capsule firing its thrusters towards the International Space Station.

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ISS & Chinese space station caught in photos with four planets aligned

The four-planet alignment comprising Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Saturn, has been joined by the ISS and China's Tianhe-1 station.

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These space tourists are trapped on the ISS as delays continue

The Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) crew will have been aboard the International Space Station for five extra days by the time they leave.

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Former astronaut explains how cannabis can be grown and used in space

Former astronaut Chris Hadfield is an advisor to biotech company BioHarvest, and both see a future in cannabis growth in space.

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NASA uses 'holoportation' to transport people to the space station

NASA has worked with AEXA Aerospace and Microsoft to use 'holoportation' to teleport holograms of people onto the space station.

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First private astronaut crew make history, NASA announces a 'new era'

NASA has announced that the first entirely private crew has safely arrived at the International Space Station aboard Dragon.

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Russia may abandon the ISS by 2024, experts say

Russia is committed to staying involved with the International Space Station only until 2024, after which point it may abandon it.

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This NASA astronaut openly discussed Ukraine with Russian cosmonauts

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned to Earth recently aboard a Soyuz spacecraft, where he and cosmonauts could discuss Ukraine.

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Russian cosmonaut hands over 'the keys' to the ISS to NASA astronaut

Leaving Russian cosmonaut, Anton Shkaplerov has handed the International Space Station command to NASA astronaut Thomas Marshburn.

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NASA lets male astronauts stay in space longer than females, but why?

Career radiation exposure limits for NASA astronauts are lower for women than for men, but this could change in the near future.

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China's competitor to the ISS will open up to space tourists

China's unfinished Tiangong space station plans to receive space tourists without formal astronaut training within a decade.

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First all-cosmonaut crew arrives at the ISS, wearing curious colors

Soyuz MS-21 has delivered only Russian cosmonauts to the ISS for the first time, donning bright yellow and blue accent spacesuits.

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NASA answers questions about what happens if Russia abandons the ISS

NASA has answered FAQs regarding how the International Space Station's continued operation relies on cooperation with Russia.

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Russia threatens to crash the ISS into US, top NASA official answers

NASA has responded to threats made by the head of the Russian space program and if the ISS is affected by Russia's invasion.

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Russian space program chief says sanctions could be the end of the ISS

Dmitry Rogozin, the Director-General of Roscosmos, suggests sanctions on Russia's space program threaten the ISS's continuation.

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30-foot robotic arm filmed 'crawling' on outside of space station

A camera has filmed a 30-foot robotic arm 'crawling' on the outside of China's space station, in an awesome display of tech.

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New 5K video shows repairs done aboard the ISS in 360 degrees

A new 5K 360-degree video posted by the ESA shows Matthias Maurer repairing the WOOV-8 valve behind EXPRESS-Rack 3 aboard the ISS.

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NASA provides updated timeline for the ISS' last decade of service

NASA has provided US Congress with a report with an updated plan for the International Space Station's (ISS) continued operation.

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NASA astronaut warns Tom Cruise about what the ISS smells like

NASA astronaut Victor Glover has spoken with actor Tom Cruise and described the odor of the International Space Station.

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'First archaeological study' to take place in space by astronauts

The first archaeological study in space will be aboard the International Space Station (ISS) over sixty days, led by SQuARE.

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Being in space destroys astronauts red blood cells, new study shows

Astronauts experience anemia as a direct result of being in space, destroying 54% more red blood cells than they would on Earth.

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NASA report says they may need more astronauts for upcoming missions

A new report suggests NASA may have to start looking for more astronauts to accommodate the upcoming Artemis mission and more.

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4 reasons why we can't build a base on the Moon

A senior lecturer in physics has outlined several reasons why humans aren't able to build a space station on the moon (yet).

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ESA releases 360 degree video of ISS crew playing badminton in space

The European Space Agency has released a 4K, 360-degree video of badminton being played aboard the International Space Station.

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The International Space Station just had its lease on life extended

The Biden-Harris administration has committed to supporting the International Space Station's (ISS) operation through 2030.

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China criticizes SpaceX over satellites endangering its space station

China has expressed strong concern over SpaceX Starlink satellites endangering the safety of the astronauts on its space station.

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ISS astronauts create a new life form in outer space for first time

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully created and harvested a new life form in outer space.

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Blue Origin announces a new space station to 'normalize spaceflight'

Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Space, and other companies have announced plans to construct a new space station called Orbital Reef.

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'First-ever free flying commercial space station' locks in launch date

The year for the launch of the first-ever free-flying commercial space station named Starlab has been officially announced.

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ISS astronauts take image of a strange, 'very rare' glow above Europe

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have taken an image of a strange and 'very rare' glow of light above Europe.

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NASA moves closer to getting people to 'work, play and live' in space

NASA has announced that it will award up to $400 million to companies that want to construct new private space laboratories.

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NASA plans to spend $400 million on two new private floating labs

NASA has said that it plans to award up to $400 million to companies that wish to build private space stations around Earth.

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Chinese astronauts just took phenomenal images of Earth

Astronauts aboard the Tianhe space station module have taken images from lower-Earth orbit and sent them back to our planet.

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Russia to slingshot nuclear-powered spacecraft around Venus to Jupiter

Russia is planning on launching a nuclear-powered spacecraft that will slingshot around Venus to its final location, Jupiter.

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China's rocket is crashing back down to Earth, but where will it land?

China recently launched a rocket that will soon crash back down to Earth, possibly landing in an inhabited zone in this area.

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China's rocket will crash back to Earth this week, could hit a city

A Chinese rocket that was recently launched is now out of control and is expected to impact Earth at some point this week.

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