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Russia's heavy-class Angara flies for the second time, six years after first launch in 2014
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Russia's heavy-class Angara flies for the second time, six years after first launch in 2014

The Angara rockets — named after a Siberian river flowing out of Lake Baikal — are the first new family of launchers to be built after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Roscosmos claims an ISRO satellite made dangerous pass of a Russian satellite
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Roscosmos claims an ISRO satellite made dangerous pass of a Russian satellite

The incident has drawn focus to the increasing traffic in outer space, particularly in low-Earth orbit.

How to live in space: What we've learned from 20 years of the International Space Station?
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How to live in space: What we've learned from 20 years of the International Space Station?

The Soviet station Mir, launched in 1986, was the first to be built with a core to which other modules were added later.

Astronauts pinpoint source of 'non-standard' air leak on ISS, exact location still unknown
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Astronauts pinpoint source of 'non-standard' air leak on ISS, exact location still unknown

The leak caused a 'temporary temperature change' aboard the station, as per a a statement released by the Russian space agency

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.

Russian company Zvezda will manufacture spacesuits for the Indian astronauts part of Gaganyaan mission
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Russian company Zvezda will manufacture spacesuits for the Indian astronauts part of Gaganyaan mission

Four Indian Air Force fighter pilots, who are likely candidates for the missions, are currently under training in Russia since 10 February 2020.

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.

Astronaut-elects for ISRO's Gaganyaan mission 'doing well' in training in Russia; may return in early 2021
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Astronaut-elects for ISRO's Gaganyaan mission 'doing well' in training in Russia; may return in early 2021

So far, the astronaut-elects have completed training on emergency descent and landing in different terrain and seasons.

Possibility of life higher below surface of Mars, space radiation may act as catalyst, study suggests
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Possibility of life higher below surface of Mars, space radiation may act as catalyst, study suggests

While conditions are considered less harsh and traces of water have also been found, the subsurface has yet to be fully-explored.

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.

NASA has purchased an additional Soyuz seat from Russian space agency, as a failsafe, to ensure it will have a ride to the ISS
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NASA has purchased an additional Soyuz seat from Russian space agency, as a failsafe, to ensure it will have a ride to the ISS

NASA would compensate for bumping a Russian cosmonaut from the flight by flying their cargo to the ISS on a US-built spacecraft.

NASA invites people to spend eight months in isolation for an experiment for its Artemis mission
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NASA invites people to spend eight months in isolation for an experiment for its Artemis mission

NASA wants to understand the psychological and physiological effects of isolation by putting the crew in this Mars base-like environment.

Issue of space debris brought back into focus after Russian rocket breaks down above Indian Ocean
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Issue of space debris brought back into focus after Russian rocket breaks down above Indian Ocean

A US Airforce unit that detects and tracks artificial objects in Earth’s orbit, has identified 65 pieces from the incident.

Coronavirus Outbreak: After almost a year in space, returning astronauts will face a changing world
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Coronavirus Outbreak: After almost a year in space, returning astronauts will face a changing world

The three astronauts will return exactly 50 years after the Apollo 13 astronauts splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.

Mars could be losing water from its atmosphere at a faster rate than anyone predicted
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Mars could be losing water from its atmosphere at a faster rate than anyone predicted

Water vapour is accumulating in unexpected proportions near 80 km altitude in the Martian atmosphere.

Indian Gaganyaan astronauts to train at Russia's Gagarin Centre in 2020: Report
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Indian Gaganyaan astronauts to train at Russia's Gagarin Centre in 2020: Report

Training begins at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center next year, a senior Russian space official said.

First UAE astronaut al-Mansoori urges world to protect planet Earth, its atmosphere
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First UAE astronaut al-Mansoori urges world to protect planet Earth, its atmosphere

Mansoori was the first Arab astronaut to visit the ISS and return home after an 8-day mission aboard the ISS.

First all-woman spacewalk starting 5.20 pm today: What will Koch and Meir do on the historic mission?
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First all-woman spacewalk starting 5.20 pm today: What will Koch and Meir do on the historic mission?

The mission marks the first time after 220 spacewalks that two women astronauts will embark on such a mission.

First all-woman spacewalk: How to watch the historic mission live starting 4 pm today
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First all-woman spacewalk: How to watch the historic mission live starting 4 pm today

The mission marks the first time after 220 spacewalks that two women astronauts will embark on such a mission.

Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot 'FEDOR' fails to dock with the ISS
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Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot 'FEDOR' fails to dock with the ISS

The docking process failed due to issues related to the automatic docking system