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Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft reaches ISS as NASA astronaut Kate Rubins makes her second trip
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Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft reaches ISS as NASA astronaut Kate Rubins makes her second trip

The spacecraft left for the space station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:15 am IST and reached ISS three hours later.

NASA still unsure about cause of 'above average' air leak on the International Space Station
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NASA still unsure about cause of 'above average' air leak on the International Space Station

NASA insists there is harm posed by the leak to the three astronauts at the ISS, and that the leak needs to be plugged to stop valuable air from going to waste.

NASA to launch new space toilet, that cost $23 million, to the Space Station
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NASA to launch new space toilet, that cost $23 million, to the Space Station

The toilet was designed to address astronaut feedback about comfort and ease of use.

Chang'e-4 lander finds radiation levels on the moon 2.6 times higher than at space station
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Chang'e-4 lander finds radiation levels on the moon 2.6 times higher than at space station

Exposure to space radiation can cause lasting health effects – from cataracts to cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

Northrop Grumman name ISS bound spacecraft after Indian origin astronaut Kalpana Chawla
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Northrop Grumman name ISS bound spacecraft after Indian origin astronaut Kalpana Chawla

The S S Kalpana Chawla capsule is scheduled to launch atop a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on 29 September.

Quantum state: Astronauts create 'exotic' fifth state of matter on the International Space Station
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Quantum state: Astronauts create 'exotic' fifth state of matter on the International Space Station

This substance was first theorised by Albert Einstein and Satyendra Nath Bose in the early 1920s as the fifth state of matter.

Astronauts of Expedition 63 are investigating air leaks in International Space Station
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Astronauts of Expedition 63 are investigating air leaks in International Space Station

NASA and its international partners first saw indications of a slight increase in the standard cabin air leak in September 2019.

Second SpaceX astronaut mission pushed to 23 October due to spacecraft 'traffic', ISS needs
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Second SpaceX astronaut mission pushed to 23 October due to spacecraft 'traffic', ISS needs

The commercial mission will be the first to the ISS with NASA certification, following the successful Demo-2 mission.

SpaceX's Endeavour crew capsule nails water landing, brings NASA astronauts home in historic mission for US
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SpaceX's Endeavour crew capsule nails water landing, brings NASA astronauts home in historic mission for US

Endeavour autonomously undocked from the ISS on Sunday, 2 August at 5:05 am IST and less than a day later, splashdown in Florida.

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with US astronauts returns on 2 August after historic ISS docking
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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with US astronauts returns on 2 August after historic ISS docking

The first crewed flight of the Dragon-2 capsule in May this year carried two astronauts to the ISS on a two-month mission.

UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet
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UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet

Despite being the third-richest country in the world, the UAE’s scientific and engineering community is still small.

NASA astronaut Bob Behnken shares pictures of 'fireworks' from the Neowise comet
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NASA astronaut Bob Behnken shares pictures of 'fireworks' from the Neowise comet

The Neowise comet should be visible throughout the month of July and will approach closest to the Earth around 22 July.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force

The GPS satellite launched on this flight has better capabilities and security and has the potential to impact four billion users around the world.

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken to take part in second spacewalk at 5 pm IST today: How to watch it live
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NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken to take part in second spacewalk at 5 pm IST today: How to watch it live

The spacewalk is being conducted to swap out six nickel-hydrogen batteries with three lithium-ion batteries and will last six-seven hours.

Virgin Galactic, NASA to work jointly on private tourism, space station visits
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Virgin Galactic, NASA to work jointly on private tourism, space station visits

For NASA, private partnerships with companies like Virgin Galactic and SpaceX are helping revive its own human missions.

Tiny CubeSat mission ASTERIA breaks record for smallest satellite to detect an exoplanet
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Tiny CubeSat mission ASTERIA breaks record for smallest satellite to detect an exoplanet

Researchers argue that the finding validates the role small spacecrafts can play in astrophysics and astronomy research.

US should be respectful, not mock the space agency it has relied on all these years: Roscosmos chief
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US should be respectful, not mock the space agency it has relied on all these years: Roscosmos chief

Roscosmos has in recent years suffered a series of setbacks and corruption scandals, including in the construction of a new Cosmodrome in the country.

SpaceX Demo-2 success ushers in new era in spaceflight, and India’s space ecosystem needs to adapt
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SpaceX Demo-2 success ushers in new era in spaceflight, and India’s space ecosystem needs to adapt

As the global space economy undergoes a massive disruption, and space becomes increasingly entrepreneurial, India is faced with an important choice.

NASA astronauts reach ISS, SpaceX's Elon Musk says its the 'first step on a journey toward a civilization on Mars'
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NASA astronauts reach ISS, SpaceX's Elon Musk says its the 'first step on a journey toward a civilization on Mars'

It was the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried astronauts to the space station in its more than 20 years of existence.

Russian space agency applauds NASA-SpaceX launch, calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'
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Russian space agency applauds NASA-SpaceX launch, calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

SpaceX launched two Americans into orbit to ISS, a landmark mission that ended Russia's monopoly on flights there.