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May 12, 2015 12:49 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Wednesday’s planned homecoming of 3 space station crewmembers is being delayed while engineers assess if the rocket problem that doomed a cargo ship last month could surface on a similar booster used for human spaceflights.
May 7, 2015 02:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The short and ignominious life of the Progress-59 cargo ship is coming to an end, with re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere expected as early as 6:13 p.m. ET today.
May 4, 2015 07:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's the dawn of a new age: Freshly brewed coffee is being served on the International Space Station in specially designed 3-D printed microgravity cups.
May 1, 2015 03:03 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An out-of-control Russian capsule, loaded with more than 3 tons of cargo, may burn up in the atmosphere as early as next week.
Apr 29, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A day after an unmanned Russian capsule was launched with a load of cargo for the International Space Station, flight controllers abandoned efforts to regain control of the freighter, which was being tugged back toward Earth.
Apr 28, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
While NASA waits to see if Russia will be able to salvage its troubled Progress cargo ship, astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the space station have enough food to last four months.
Apr 14, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the company's Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station today, then turned around and nearly pulled off a soft landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
Apr 13, 2015 02:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The International Space Station is about receive perhaps its most important upgrade to date: a microgravity espresso maker!
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