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Aug 25, 2014 08:36 AM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
The northern lights illuminated the night sky near the Arctic Circle that could even be appreciated by astronauts living on the International Space Station.
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 →
Jun 21, 2014 12:29 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Fortunately for the six-man crew orbiting over 200 miles above our heads, NASA has an infrastructure in place that allows live and recorded terrestrial television to be beamed into low-Earth orbit. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 01:18 PM ET
It's not all crazy spacewalks and hard astronaut labor up on the International Space Station. They can tune into the World Cup, same as us -- well with a bit of special attention from down here.
Jun 16, 2014 01:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few technologies as exciting as 3-D printing and a prototype printer has been given the all-clear by NASA for a microgravity mission to the International Space Station.
Jun 12, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The source of smoke reported on the International Space Station was quickly identified before there was any threat to the crew on Tuesday night. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 11:55 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA beamed a high-definition video from the International Space Station down to Earth Thursday (June 5) in a demonstration that could pave the way for much speedier deep-space communications down the road.
May 14, 2014 11:16 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Three crewmembers of the International Space Station have returned safely to Earth, ending their six-month orbital mission.
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