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ISS astronauts complete spacewalk
Posted: Fri, Nov 2 6:33 AM ET (1033 GMT)
Two International Space Station astronauts venture outside the station for more than six and a half hours Thursday to support efforts to isolate an ammonia...

Curiosity performs first x-ray analysis of Martian soil
Posted: Thu, Nov 1 4:42 AM ET (0842 GMT)
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has performed the first x-ray diffraction analysis of Martian soil, finding it similar in composition to volcanic soils found...

Progress cargo ship flies to ISS
Posted: Thu, Nov 1 4:25 AM ET (0825 GMT)
A Russian cargo ship launched early Wednesday and docked with the International Space Station several hours later. A Soyuz rocket carrying the Progress M-17M...

Enterprise display damaged by hurricane
Posted: Wed, Oct 31 7:03 AM ET (1103 GMT)
A pressurized "bubble" that housed the space shuttle Enterprise at a New York museum deflated during Hurricane Sandy Monday night, and the shuttle itself appear...

Dragon capsule departs ISS and returns to Earth
Posted: Sun, Oct 28 8:40 PM ET (0040 GMT)
A Dragon cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station on Sunday morning and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean several hours later. The Dragon spacecraft...

South Korean launch postponed
Posted: Sat, Oct 27 7:14 PM ET (2314 GMT)
The planned launch of a South Korean rocket on Friday was postponed for at least several days, and perhaps longer, because of a technical glitch....

China launches navigation satellite
Posted: Fri, Oct 26 9:53 PM ET (0153 GMT)
A Long March rocket placed the latest in a series of navigation satellites into orbit on Thursday. The Long March 3C rocket lifted off from...

Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Fri, Oct 26 9:44 PM ET (0144 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russians and one American successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday. The Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft docked with...

Russian upper stage explosion creates orbital debris
Posted: Thu, Oct 25 5:11 AM ET (0911 GMT)
The upper stage of a failed Russian launch earlier this year has exploded, creating hundreds of fragments that could exacerbate space debris concerns. The Breeze...

Soyuz launches new ISS crew
Posted: Wed, Oct 24 7:06 AM ET (1106 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket launched a spacecraft carrying three new International Space Station crewmembers on Tuesday. The Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in...



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Tuesday, April 21
'You can die on Mars. Or you can live in South Dakota.'
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus Leader — 5:59 am ET (0959 GMT)
Why this woman wants to start a new life on Mars
Sunshine Coast (QLD) Daily — 5:55 am ET (0955 GMT)
Mauna Kea Telescopes: The Business of Astronomy Is Not an Easy One
Honolulu Civil Beat — 5:53 am ET (0953 GMT)
Thirty Meter Telescope construction in Hawaii delayed indefinitely
Pacific Business News — 5:52 am ET (0952 GMT)
Hawaiian protesters target US company behind controversial telescope
Australian Broadcasting Corporation — 5:52 am ET (0952 GMT)


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