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Here are the eight space tourism options that will give you a taste for the unknown
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Here are the eight space tourism options that will give you a taste for the unknown

Elon Musk's SpaceX has four private space tours - Inspiration4, AX-1, space adventure and dearMoon - lined up with various private players travelling to the moon or orbiting the earth.

ISRO successfully conducts hot test on Gaganyaan's service module propulsion system
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ISRO successfully conducts hot test on Gaganyaan's service module propulsion system

ISRO's PSLV might be soon built, end to end, by private Indian industry partners instead of the Indian space agency using its resources to do so.

Astronauts' ‘floating pizza party’ on International Space Station leaves netizens stunned; watch video here
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Astronauts' ‘floating pizza party’ on International Space Station leaves netizens stunned; watch video here

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet recently shared a video of fellow astronauts enjoying pizza aboard the spacecraft

ISRO successfully conducts hot test of its Vikas engine for Gaganyaan
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ISRO successfully conducts hot test of its Vikas engine for Gaganyaan

The test was done for the core L110 liquid stage of the human-rated GSLV MkIII vehicle, as part of the engine qualification requirements for the Gaganyaan programme.

After 13 years, two Chinese taikonauts complete first spacewalk at new space station
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After 13 years, two Chinese taikonauts complete first spacewalk at new space station

For seven hours, two astronauts — Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo — wore their newly developed suits that weigh about 130 kgs.

ESA's aim to be more diverse sees it hire more women and individuals with disabilities
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ESA's aim to be more diverse sees it hire more women and individuals with disabilities

Its new hiring campaign got them a record number of applicants — more than 22,000 — from all 25 member nations and associate members.

SpaceX, Axiom Space sign deal for three private Crew Dragon missions to the ISS
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SpaceX, Axiom Space sign deal for three private Crew Dragon missions to the ISS

The three missions - Ax-2, Ax-3 and Ax-4 - will be conducted six months apart and will all last for around eight days.

Lights, camera, Action: Astronauts are on set and space Station may host a wave of TV shows and movies
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Lights, camera, Action: Astronauts are on set and space Station may host a wave of TV shows and movies

TV and film projects in orbit are attracting the greatest attention with Discovery planning a show called Who Wants to Be an Astronaut.

In this new world of space tourism and private launches, who is an astronaut?
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In this new world of space tourism and private launches, who is an astronaut?

Retired astronaut Mike Mullane didn’t consider himself one until his first space shuttle flight, six years after his NASA selection.

Training of first private crew to go to the ISS will begin soon, say Axiom Space and NASA
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Training of first private crew to go to the ISS will begin soon, say Axiom Space and NASA

The mission dubbed Ax-1 is to last around 10 days, said Axiom Space president and CEO Michael Suffredini.

Had to remind myself to breathe: SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts detail night-time landing
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Had to remind myself to breathe: SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts detail night-time landing

Soon, space "tourists" -- civilians who are not professional astronauts -- will take their places on Dragon.

Four astronauts splash down at night for the first time since 1968 in SpaceX crew dragon
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Four astronauts splash down at night for the first time since 1968 in SpaceX crew dragon

The four astronauts on Crew-1 are NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi.

RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90
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RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90

Collins is best known as being a member of the Apollo 11 mission crewmates Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their giant leaps for mankind.

Eleven astronauts and cosmonauts crammed into ISS, the biggest 'crowd' in over a decade
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Eleven astronauts and cosmonauts crammed into ISS, the biggest 'crowd' in over a decade

The current population includes six Americans, two Russians, two Japanese and one French.

SpaceX gets ready for launch of third ISS crew mission after postponing it due to bad weather
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SpaceX gets ready for launch of third ISS crew mission after postponing it due to bad weather

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, Americans Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur and Japan's Akihiko Hoshide will be launching today.

Russia hopes to launch its own space station in 2025, says Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin
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Russia hopes to launch its own space station in 2025, says Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin

"The first core module of the new Russian orbital station is in the works," Rogozin said in a statement.

NASA greenlights launch of SpaceX's third crew mission to the ISS
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NASA greenlights launch of SpaceX's third crew mission to the ISS

This will be the first crew flight using a recycled Falcon and Dragon as both were designed for reuse.

Two cosmonauts, 1 astronaut touch down on Earth after six months aboard ISS
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Two cosmonauts, 1 astronaut touch down on Earth after six months aboard ISS

This was the second missions for Kate Rubins, and Sergei Ryzhikov Ryzhikov but first mission for Sergei Kud-Sverchkov.

Indian astronauts complete their training for Gaganyaan mission in Russia
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Indian astronauts complete their training for Gaganyaan mission in Russia

The training began on 10 February 2020, but it was temporarily interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Astronauts on Mars missions could suffer cognitive and emotional problems
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Astronauts on Mars missions could suffer cognitive and emotional problems

Since the first space missions, it's been clear that exposure to “microgravity” leads to dramatic changes in the human body.