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“International Space Station”

Sep 2, 2014 05:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Does space and alcohol mix? We already know that beer has a cozy relationship with space culture, but now it's time to raise an orbital dram. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 12:36 PM ET
Shaving, getting a haircut, clipping one's fingernails ... these are all matters of personal hygiene taken for granted by Earth-bound people. But for astronauts they present a host of challenges.
Aug 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A three-way race to build a commercially operated spaceship to shuttle astronauts -- and other paying customers -- to and from low-Earth orbit is close the finish line, with NASA aiming to award development and flight service contracts as early as next week.
Aug 18, 2014 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some of the most dazzling views from the International Space Station happen when the sun goes down and the city light turn on. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
An unmanned European cargo vessel has linked up with the International Space Station for the last time.
Jul 23, 2014 05:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a Twitter update posted by European Space Agency astronaut Alex Gerst the conflict in Gaza and Israel has taken an orbital twist. Continue reading →
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 →
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