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Sep 10, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A Russian cosmonaut is poised to make a bit of history when she launches to the International Space Station this month, even if she considers the mission a routine spaceflight.
Sep 5, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In recent weeks, the International Space Station crew have been treated some some mind-blowing auroral displays. Here are some of our favorite moments.
Jul 17, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is working on a low-tech solution to the problem of clothing its astronauts and others living aboard the International Space Station. Continue reading →
Jun 21, 2014 12:29 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Fortunately for the six-man crew orbiting over 200 miles above our heads, NASA has an infrastructure in place that allows live and recorded terrestrial television to be beamed into low-Earth orbit. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The source of smoke reported on the International Space Station was quickly identified before there was any threat to the crew on Tuesday night. Continue reading →
Mar 27, 2014 11:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Three new crewmembers reached the International Space Station on Thursday, two days later than planned after their Soyuz capsule automatically aborted a steering maneuver needed to reach the outpost on Tuesday. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2014 11:07 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Russian flight controllers are working to figure out why a Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three new crewmembers for the International Space Station failed to fire its steering thrusters as planned. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Valentina Tereshkova was one in a class of female cosmonauts, more of whom might have flown had the Vostok program not been cancelled. Continue reading →
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