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May 12, 2015 12:49 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Wednesday’s planned homecoming of 3 space station crewmembers is being delayed while engineers assess if the rocket problem that doomed a cargo ship last month could surface on a similar booster used for human spaceflights.
May 7, 2015 02:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The short and ignominious life of the Progress-59 cargo ship is coming to an end, with re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere expected as early as 6:13 p.m. ET today.
May 4, 2015 07:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's the dawn of a new age: Freshly brewed coffee is being served on the International Space Station in specially designed 3-D printed microgravity cups.
Apr 29, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A day after an unmanned Russian capsule was launched with a load of cargo for the International Space Station, flight controllers abandoned efforts to regain control of the freighter, which was being tugged back toward Earth.
Apr 28, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
While NASA waits to see if Russia will be able to salvage its troubled Progress cargo ship, astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the space station have enough food to last four months.
Apr 13, 2015 02:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The International Space Station is about receive perhaps its most important upgrade to date: a microgravity espresso maker!
Mar 31, 2015 04:25 PM ET // Discovery News
Researchers shipped eight colonies of ants to the International Space Station to study their search behavior in microgravity.
Mar 28, 2015 12:40 PM ET // AFP
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.
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