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“International Space Station”

Dec 11, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new laser link with the International Space Station could do what optical fiber has done for internet access on Earth -- by turning orbital communications from painfully slow dial-up to blazing-fast broadband. Continue reading
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 03:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Where is the best place to simulate tomorrow's Philae landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko? On the space station, of course! Continue reading →
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.
Oct 29, 2014 01:17 PM ET
To the horror of onlookers worldwide, last night an Orbital Sciences Antares rocket exploded moments after lifting off on a journey to ferry cargo to the International Space Station. We recount the event and assess what was lost in the crash.
Oct 29, 2014 01:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hours after a catastrophic launch failure in the US, on the other side of the world, Russia's Soyuz rocket carried out a successful launch of an unmanned Progress spacecraft, which arrived at the space station only 6 hours later. Continue reading →
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