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Aug 21, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station
Aug 4, 2014 12:54 PM ET
When Russia lost contact with a spacecraft containing geckos whose only job was to mate, the world was aghast. Now, with all systems restored, there's time to wonder: Why are we studying animal sex in space?
Jul 24, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The seafloor is not zero-G, but the cramped living is a good way to test out the toughness of a crew.
Jul 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. 45 Years after this historic day, we take a look through archived NASA photos that aren't so commonly seen online.
Jul 17, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is working on a low-tech solution to the problem of clothing its astronauts and others living aboard the International Space Station. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 07:30 PM ET // Discovery News
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
Jul 2, 2014 04:37 AM ET
What happens if you're on a space mission and something goes seriously haywire with your health and there's no Dr. House to solve the case? Trace discusses the problems involved when astronauts need an E.R.
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