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NASA, SpaceX push back launch of four astronauts to the ISS, for the second time, due to medical issues
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NASA, SpaceX push back launch of four astronauts to the ISS, for the second time, due to medical issues

"The issue is not a medical emergency and not related to COVID-19," NASA said in a statement, without giving further details.

Blue Origin plans to launch private space station for commerce and research, can house 10 people at one time
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Blue Origin plans to launch private space station for commerce and research, can house 10 people at one time

According to a fact sheet released by Blue Origin, Orbital Reef will fly at an altitude of 500 kilometers (310 miles), slightly above the ISS, with inhabitants experiencing 32 sunrises and sunsets a day.

Russian actress, director return to Earth after filming first movie for 12 days aboard space station
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Russian actress, director return to Earth after filming first movie for 12 days aboard space station

Yulia Peresild is the film's lead actress, was selected from some 3,000 applicants, said she was "sad" to leave the ISS.

China to launch three astronauts on their longest stay in new space station, will stay for six months
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China to launch three astronauts on their longest stay in new space station, will stay for six months

The first crew who served a 90-day mission aboard the main Tianhe core module of the space station returned in mid-September.

NASA delays space walk over astronaut's undisclosed 'minor medical issue'
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NASA delays space walk over astronaut's undisclosed 'minor medical issue'

Mark Vande Hei and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide were supposed to venture out Tuesday to install a bracket for new solar wings but NASA said the work can wait.

ISS astronauts to experiment on 'the Blob' that grows without dividing
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ISS astronauts to experiment on 'the Blob' that grows without dividing

Despite having no mouth, legs or brain, the yellowish mould eats, grows, moves — albeit very slowly — and has amazing learning abilities.

Russia races US to become first country to shoot in space, film crew jets off on 5 Oct
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Russia races US to become first country to shoot in space, film crew jets off on 5 Oct

The Call -- the Russian project's working title -- was announced in September last year, four months after the Hollywood project.

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.

Two astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk to install solar panels on the ISS
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Two astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk to install solar panels on the ISS

There have been a total of 240 spacewalks as astronauts carry out assembling, maintaining and upgrading the space station.

China's three astronauts safely dock with Tiangong-3, begin life in space
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China's three astronauts safely dock with Tiangong-3, begin life in space

The group will be setting up their living quarters and are expected to soon open the door to the Tianzhou-2 cargo craft.

China launches three astronauts to its Tiangong-3 space station: Everything you need to know
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China launches three astronauts to its Tiangong-3 space station: Everything you need to know

The astronauts and a module was launched to Tiangong-3 today, 17 June at 6:52 am IST onboard a Long March-2F Y12 rocket.

SpaceX's Cargo Dragon is carrying tardigrades and baby squid to the International Space Station
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SpaceX's Cargo Dragon is carrying tardigrades and baby squid to the International Space Station

A Cargo Dragon resupply mission ship will be launched from Kennedy Space Center today, 3 June, at 10:59 pm IST.

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.

Two cosmonauts conduct seven-hour spacewalk at the ISS to prepare for Russian module
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Two cosmonauts conduct seven-hour spacewalk at the ISS to prepare for Russian module

The launch of the Russian Nauka lab module was continuously pushed back due to technical issues but will be launched in July.

Chinese cargo spacecraft successfully docks with core space station module
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Chinese cargo spacecraft successfully docks with core space station module

China is open to foreign collaboration on their space station and ESA has already sent astronauts to China to train.

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.

China postpones launch of second space station module for technical reasons
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China postpones launch of second space station module for technical reasons

The Tianzhou-2 cargo craft was expected to carry essentials like food and space suits to the core module that's already in space.

China will soon have a monopoly on space stations as it begins construction of Tiangong
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China will soon have a monopoly on space stations as it begins construction of Tiangong

The ISS is coming to its natural end and is scheduled to be decommissioned after 2024 to leave place for the Lunar Gateway.

China’s ambitious plans in space go beyond the moon and Mars
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China’s ambitious plans in space go beyond the moon and Mars

China is planning a single, 10-year mission to collect a sample from an asteroid and pass by a comet.

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.