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Apr 25, 2016 01:43 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Think running a marathon is a challenge? Spare a thought for British astronaut Tim Peake, who not only ran this weekend's 26.2 mile London Marathon, but he did the grueling feat strapped to a treadmill 250 miles above Earth.
Mar 19, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
A Russian Soyuz rocket launched a joint U.S.-Russian crew to the International Space Station Friday (March 18), a space team that includes an astronaut aiming to break an American spaceflight record recently set by NASA's year-in-space astronaut Scott Kelly.
Mar 12, 2016 11:11 AM ET // AFP
Kelly is retiring after spending nearly a year in space and setting a record for the most cumulative days in space of any American.
Mar 4, 2016 06:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
His muscles are sore, his joints ache, he’s fatigued and his skin is super-sensitive, the first U.S. astronaut to spend almost a year in space told reporters Friday.
Mar 2, 2016 06:55 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko, the first astronaut and cosmonaut to log a year on the International Space Station, left a little bit — or rather a little version — of themselves on the orbital outpost before returning to Earth.
Mar 1, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The first-ever yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station ends tonight, and you can watch its final moments live.
Feb 21, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
More than 18,300 people have applied for 14 or fewer spots in NASA's next astronaut class, shattering the 1978 record of 8,000 applicants.
Feb 8, 2016 11:46 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Although he's almost 250 miles above the ground, NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly still managed to capture a fleeting glimpse of yesterday's Super Bowl matchup.
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