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Nov 26, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
Like most Americans back on the ground, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast: NASA food scientists have created zero-g versions of classic Thanksgiving dishes for this week's celebration.
Nov 25, 2014 01:21 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA food scientists are developing a food bar to replace a typical 700- to 800-calorie meal astronauts eat for breakfast.
Nov 24, 2014 02:30 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Three new crewmembers arrived at the International Space Station late Sunday (Nov. 23), doubling the orbiting lab's population back up to its full six-person strength.
Nov 11, 2014 05:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These days it can be hard to differentiate between computer generated imagery (CGI) and real life, particularly in a space setting. But this stunning video is real. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
An American, a Russian and a German returned from the International Space Station late Sunday night (Nov. 9), landing in Kazakhstan after spending 165 days in orbit.
Nov 7, 2014 12:05 PM ET
If you got pushed into outer space without a fancy space suit on, what would happen to your body? All kinds of gnarly stuff, right? Yeah, but WHAT kind of gnarly stuff? Trace has the uncomfortable answers. Buckle up!
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's bold asteroid-capture mission is an expensive distraction that does little to advance the agency's overarching goal of getting humans to Mars, one prominent researcher argues.
Oct 10, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Discovery News
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
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