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“Human Spaceflight”

May 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Mice that spent three months aboard the International Space Station returned to Earth with thinning skin and surprising changes in hair follicles.
May 21, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A Swedish university student has created a design for an International Flag of Planet Earth that could be planted on alien worlds.
May 19, 2015 09:41 AM ET // Kasandra Brabaw, Space.com contributor
An innovative concept for tiny probes attached to gliders could one day allow small robots to explore intricate locales on Mars that probes never could reach before.
May 18, 2015 08:31 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
A laser-firing satellite could get rid of a large percentage of the most troublesome space junk orbiting Earth.
Feb 9, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Jason Major
NASA astronaut Ron Garan won't only help you explore space, he'll give you a new perspective on Earth in his new book.
Dec 19, 2014 03:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a mesmerizing new video released by NASA, the full reentry of the Orion test space vehicle is chronicled -- and it's a phenomenal 10-minute ride from fiery reentry to sudden splashdown into the Pacific Ocean.
Jul 30, 2014 09:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital vehicle, returned to the skies for tests after a six-month hiatus. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The space shuttle Challenger tragedy is recounted from the perspective of the men and women inside NASA. Continue reading →
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