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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.

NASA, Boeing to conduct uncrewed test flight to ISS for Starliner capsule on 30 July
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NASA, Boeing to conduct uncrewed test flight to ISS for Starliner capsule on 30 July

During an initial uncrewed test flight in December 2019, the Starliner capsule failed to dock at the ISS and returned to Earth prematurely.

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.

Wine aged for 14 months at the International Space Station is on sale for $1 million
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Wine aged for 14 months at the International Space Station is on sale for $1 million

It left for the ISS on 2 November 2019 in the Cygnus capsule and returned on 14 January 2021 aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule.

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.

China begins building three-person space station, first launch to take place soon
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China begins building three-person space station, first launch to take place soon

When completed by late 2022, Tianhe is expected to weigh about 66 tons, a fraction the size of the International Space Station.

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.

Gaganyaan mission to see India, France collaborate on astronaut training, key components
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Gaganyaan mission to see India, France collaborate on astronaut training, key components

CNES will also be supplying fireproof carry bags made in France to shield equipment from shocks and radiation.

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei may spend a year at the space station, for science
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NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei may spend a year at the space station, for science

He was added to the next Soyuz crew, in order to keep a constant US presence on the ISS, as operations would be hampered if no Americans were on board.

SpaceX helps the space station enter its Golden Age 20 years after it was launched
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SpaceX helps the space station enter its Golden Age 20 years after it was launched

More than 3,000 experiments have been carried out in this microgravity laboratory, which flies at an average of 400 kilometres above Earth, at 28,000 km/h.

Boeing's Starliner test flight postponed again due to unprecedented weather in Texas, US
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Boeing's Starliner test flight postponed again due to unprecedented weather in Texas, US

he Starliner's first crewed flight is currently scheduled for September.

Astronauts complete seven hour spacewalk to prep ISS for its new solar panels
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Astronauts complete seven hour spacewalk to prep ISS for its new solar panels

The eight existing solar panels on the ISS are 12 to 20 years old which is past their design lifetime and deteriorating.

Northrop Grumman honours 'Hidden Figures' mathematician by naming ISS supply ship after her
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Northrop Grumman honours 'Hidden Figures' mathematician by naming ISS supply ship after her

The ship is carrying apples, tomatoes, nuts, smoked salmon, Parmesan and cheddar cheeses, caramels and coconut strips along with science experiments.

ESA looks to recruit new astronauts while being more diverse, inclusive after 11 years
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ESA looks to recruit new astronauts while being more diverse, inclusive after 11 years

The agency also said the “time has come” to put disabled people into space as part of an initiative called the Parastronaut Feasibility Project.

Russian spacecraft launches to the ISS carrying research, astronaut supplies
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Russian spacecraft launches to the ISS carrying research, astronaut supplies

The spacecraft is carrying 1,400 kg of research and crew supplies, freshwater, nitrogen gas and propellant for ISS' Zvezda service module propulsion system.

SpaceX, NASA to launch space station Crew-2 mission with four astronauts on 20 April
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SpaceX, NASA to launch space station Crew-2 mission with four astronauts on 20 April

The mission will be the first time that two international partner crew members are flying together, NASA said.