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Oct 8, 2014 11:36 AM ET // Irene Klotz
During Tuesday's spacewalk, astronaut Alexander Gerst took this awe-inspiring photograph high above Earth. Continue reading →
Sep 21, 2014 10:05 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Supplies, including the first 3-D printer in space and a troop of 20 mice, are on their way to the Space Station.
Sep 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Analysis of 41 billion cosmic rays striking the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector aboard the International Space Station shows an unknown phenomena that is 'consistent with a dark matter particle' known as a neutralino.
Sep 17, 2014 06:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is hiring both SpaceX and Boeing to develop commercial space taxis that can fly astronauts -- and one day privately paying passengers -- to the space station and other planned outposts orbiting Earth. Continue reading →
Sep 4, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA and General Motors developed Robonaut to work alongside people and now he'll have two legs just like us (but better). Continue reading →
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 →
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