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Jul 05, 2015

Russia's International Space Station Resupply Chain Restored with Progress Docking1

"...feels like Chrismas in July," say space station cosmonauts. "The presents are here."....More
Jul 03, 2015

Russian Progress Resupply Mission Lifts Off Successfully To International Space Station3

"Everything went by the book," noted Rob Navias, a NASA public affairs officer who monitored Friday's Progress 60 launching from the agency's Mission....More
Jun 25, 2015

Starving Milky Way Black Hole Gorges on Companion Star5

"It's definitely a 'once in a professional lifetime' opportunity," says Erik Kuulkers, the European Space Agency's Integral project scientist....More
Jun 18, 2015

Ordinary Goes to Space

Retired NASA astronaut Clay Anderson's autobiography takes a hard look at the often stressful lives and personal struggles of America's shuttle and....More
Jun 08, 2015

Earth: Mars Can't Hear You (Just Temporarily)

NASA has ceased routine communications with five spacecraft orbiting and roving the surface of Mars through June 21, a period known as solar....More
May 22, 2015

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Descends Toward Asteroid Ceres for Closer Look at Bright Spots

Images gathered May 16 with cameras from an altitude of 4,500 miles have again prompted speculation the spacecraft has spotted ice deposits on the....More
May 05, 2015

ISS Fluid Dynamics Experiment: Fresh-Brewed Espresso6

"Coffee: the finest organic suspension ever devised," according to European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti....More
Apr 25, 2015

Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission3

Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space....More
Apr 21, 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso1

"We definitely look forward to the espresso machine," astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA's ISS marathoner, told Russia Today. "I know a lot of people are....More
Apr 15, 2015

Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-....More
Mar 27, 2015

U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach International Space Station for One Year Stay9

"He will do great," predicted NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who returned to Earth after 5 1/2 months on the ISS earlier this month. Wilmore....More
Mar 25, 2015

Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

"We are discovering all kinds of exotic planets, worlds that have oceans of molten rock, worlds that have not one but two stars rising in the East....More
Mar 21, 2015

SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More6

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
Mar 19, 2015

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Spots Martian Aurora, Unexplained Dust Cloud

"What's especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs," said Arnaud Stiepen, a University of Colorado....More
Mar 17, 2015

SpaceX's New Spin on Falcon 941

Modifications to the Falcon 9 v1.1 will lead to a new design for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy....More
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