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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.
Apr 8, 2016 05:41 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soared off its seaside launch pad in Florida on Friday, then turned around a minutes later settled itself on a platform floating in the ocean.
Mar 30, 2016 03:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Twenty-five years after NASA began designing an inflatable space house for astronauts, a prototype habitat is launching next week for a trial run aboard the International Space Station.
Mar 22, 2016 07:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is hoping third time's a charm for the launch of its innovative meteor detector that's launching to the space station Tuesday night.
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 18, 2016 12:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Three new crewmembers will launch toward the International Space Station (ISS) this evening (March 18), and you can watch all the spaceflight action live.
Mar 17, 2016 01:15 PM ET // AFP
NASA said it will test the effects of a large fire in space by setting off a blaze inside an orbiting unmanned space craft.
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.
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