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Oct 10, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Discovery News
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
Oct 8, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
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 →
Oct 8, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
Oct 3, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.
Sep 26, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
A Russian-built Soyuz capsule carrying a crew of three reached the International Space Station late Thursday (Sept. 25), despite a stuck solar array that failed to deploy just after its launch six hours earlier.
Sep 18, 2014 09:52 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Shape-memory materials that produce active compression could provide astronauts with a lightweight and flexible space suit. Continue reading →
Sep 10, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A Russian cosmonaut is poised to make a bit of history when she launches to the International Space Station this month, even if she considers the mission a routine spaceflight.
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