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SpaceX Dragon becomes first privately-operated shuttle to dock at the space station after test flight
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SpaceX Dragon becomes first privately-operated shuttle to dock at the space station after test flight

The three Americans and a Japanese astronaut will stay at the orbiting lab till their replacements arrive on another Dragon in April.

Mice flown to space by JAXA, SpaceX point researchers to protein that could slow ageing
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Mice flown to space by JAXA, SpaceX point researchers to protein that could slow ageing

Experts may have found an important genetic factor that could shield humans from the biological hazards of spaceflight and ageing.

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.

Space station collaboration, astronauts aboard celebrate 20 years of human presence in orbit
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Space station collaboration, astronauts aboard celebrate 20 years of human presence in orbit

The current residents plan to celebrate the milestone by sharing a special dinner, enjoying the views of Earth and remembering the crews that came before them.

One NASA astronaut, two Russian cosmonauts touch down on Earth after 196-days in space
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One NASA astronaut, two Russian cosmonauts touch down on Earth after 196-days in space

Former US Navy SEAL Cassidy tweeted a picture of blood samples that astronauts have to submit at various points in their mission, including just before undocking.

International Space Station makes manoeuvre to avoid collision with space debris
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International Space Station makes manoeuvre to avoid collision with space debris

The three crew members abroad relocated to the Soyuz spacecraft as the manoeuvre began, to evacuate if necessary.

Robotic hand built by Japanese firm to be part of tech demo at the space station in 2021
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Robotic hand built by Japanese firm to be part of tech demo at the space station in 2021

With this tech demonstration, GITAI hopes to develop more robots to carry out versatile tasks in space.

Certain bacteria can clump up, survive harsh conditions of space for many years, study suggests
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Certain bacteria can clump up, survive harsh conditions of space for many years, study suggests

Cell pellets of Deinococcus thicker than 0.5 mm can survive 15 to 45 years of UV radiation on the ISS, and 48 years in space, researchers said.

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.

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.

How to take a guided tour of the Space Station from the comfort of your home using Google Earth
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How to take a guided tour of the Space Station from the comfort of your home using Google Earth

Google Earth collborated with NASA, ESA, JAXA, Roscosmos and CASIS and worked with the astronauts to collect images of the inside of the station.

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.

A decade in the making: After a few stumbles and explosions, NASA will launch its astronauts to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST
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A decade in the making: After a few stumbles and explosions, NASA will launch its astronauts to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will blast off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center launchpad.

NASA astronauts launched to the ISS, by SpaceX on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST will stay longer than originally planned
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NASA astronauts launched to the ISS, by SpaceX on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST will stay longer than originally planned

Currently, the ISS is running with a skeleton crew of three astronauts and the new mission is supposed to launch on 27 May.

China plans to complete its Space Station by sending four crewed space missions, cargo crafts by 2022
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China plans to complete its Space Station by sending four crewed space missions, cargo crafts by 2022

China had launched a space station but it crashed back through the atmosphere and has plans to build a larger facility to rival the ISS.

Three astronauts reach ISS, after low-key launch and a month spent isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic
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Three astronauts reach ISS, after low-key launch and a month spent isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic

The astronauts did not practice social distancing, 420 km up, as everyone exchanged warm hugs with their crewmates on the ISS.

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, new Dragon XL will ferry cargo, supplies to Lunar Gateway
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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, new Dragon XL will ferry cargo, supplies to Lunar Gateway

The Dragon XL spacecraft will carry research supplies that will help future astronauts on the moon collect lunar samples.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Five astronauts give us their best tips on finding joy, calm in self-isolation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Five astronauts give us their best tips on finding joy, calm in self-isolation

To live our lives in solitude is hard and that's where taking help from experts is recommended.

Astronauts going to space will receive an empty farewell due to the spread of coronavirus
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Astronauts going to space will receive an empty farewell due to the spread of coronavirus

Usually, families, bosses and dozens of others jam a special room while the astronauts put on their spacesuits before liftoff.

After botched test flight, Boeing has to make 61 safety fixes before it can launch astronauts
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After botched test flight, Boeing has to make 61 safety fixes before it can launch astronauts

NASA hasn't decided whether to have Boeing launch the Starliner again without a crew or go straight to launching astronauts onboard.