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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 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.
Mar 1, 2016 11:55 PM ET // AFP
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Wednesday after spending almost a year in space in a ground-breaking experiment foreshadowing a potential manned mission to Mars.
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