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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 from historic NASA pad

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

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Spacewalking astronauts carry out ISS upgrade

Two astronauts, from the US and France, have taken a long spacewalk to help keep the solar power system functioning on the International Space Station.

Two astronauts, from the US and France, have taken a long spacewalk to help keep the solar power system functioning on the International Space Station.

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Astronauts boost space station's power supply

Two astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday (January 6) to upgrade the outpost’s power supply.

Two astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday (January 6) to upgrade the outpost’s power supply.

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ISS crew rises to 'The Mannequin Challenge'

‘The Mannequin Challenge’ fad got a new lease of life on December 29, when the crew of the International Space Station got on board, in zero gravity.

‘The Mannequin Challenge’ fad got a new lease of life on December 29, when the crew of the International Space Station got on board, in zero gravity.

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Mars mission, a new rocket and a giant telescope: Europe's space priorities

Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future

Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future

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Christmas Dinner in Space

In a NASA Christmas message, the crew on board the international space station told the world what they would be enjoying for their Christmas dinner.

In a NASA Christmas message, the crew on board the international space station told the world what they would be enjoying for their Christmas dinner.

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Meet Canada's robot masters

Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.

Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.

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Russia confirms ISS-bound Progress spaceship lost after launch

Russia’s space agency has confirmed that an unmanned cargo ship launched on Thursday to take supplies to the International Space Station has been lost.

Russia’s space agency has confirmed that an unmanned cargo ship launched on Thursday to take supplies to the International Space Station has been lost.

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All change on the ISS

A joint US, Russian and Japanese crew have landed back on earth after leaving the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule.

A joint US, Russian and Japanese crew have landed back on earth after leaving the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule.

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The longest delivery order in the Galaxy

A capsule loaded with 2,400 kilos of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments has docked with the ISS, 410 kilometres above the earth.

A capsule loaded with 2,400 kilos of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments has docked with the ISS, 410 kilometres above the earth.

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Latest US-Russian crew joins International Space Station

The two Russians and one American arrived at the ISS two days after their spacecraft had left Earth. They will stay in space until February.

The two Russians and one American arrived at the ISS two days after their spacecraft had left Earth. They will stay in space until February.

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A world view

Video of Earth from the International Space Station (taken from Nasa live cut during the Orbital ATK launch).

Video of Earth from the International Space Station (taken from Nasa live cut during the Orbital ATK launch).

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Record-breaking US astronaut, crewmates safely return to Earth

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams has now spent a total of 534 days in space throughout his career, more than any other US astronaut.

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams has now spent a total of 534 days in space throughout his career, more than any other US astronaut.

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[Watch] ISS spots three hurricanes

Nasa has upload this amazing timelapse footage showing three hurricanes filmed by the International Space Station on August 30.

Nasa has upload this amazing timelapse footage showing three hurricanes filmed by the International Space Station on August 30.

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Soyuz craft docks at International Space Station

Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station where its 48th mission is underway.

Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station where its 48th mission is underway.

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Tim Peake: back to Earth after an 'out of this world' experience

A Russian, an American and a history-making British astronaut landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday, after a six month stint on the International Space…

A Russian, an American and a history-making British astronaut landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday, after a six month stint on the International Space…

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Dragon heads back to Earth

A SpaceX Dragon capsule is heading back to Earth, crammed full of experiment results and cargo from the International Space Station. It is the first

A SpaceX Dragon capsule is heading back to Earth, crammed full of experiment results and cargo from the International Space Station. It is the first

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Doc shot onboard ISS offers breathtaking pix of Earth

‘A Beautiful Planet’ is a documentary that offers a fresh and breathtaking perspective of the Earth seen from the International Space Station

‘A Beautiful Planet’ is a documentary that offers a fresh and breathtaking perspective of the Earth seen from the International Space Station

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Astronaut Tim Peake 'runs' the London Marathon in space

British astronaut Tim Peake ran the London marathon strapped to a treadmill in the International Space Station. The 44 year-old started the race with

British astronaut Tim Peake ran the London marathon strapped to a treadmill in the International Space Station. The 44 year-old started the race with

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"Space hotel" successfully added to ISS

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) has been successfully attached onto the International Space Station (ISS). A NASA ground-control team

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) has been successfully attached onto the International Space Station (ISS). A NASA ground-control team

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SpaceX rocket has successful landing in Atlantic Ocean

A rocket has made history after its reusable booster landed on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The success could see a new era of reusable rockets

A rocket has made history after its reusable booster landed on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The success could see a new era of reusable rockets

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International Space Station gears up for new 'space hotel'

Every few months the crew on board the International Space Station are used to receiving food, clothes, scientific and computer material, and other

Every few months the crew on board the International Space Station are used to receiving food, clothes, scientific and computer material, and other

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Cygnus spacecraft reaches ISS

The Cygnus capsule, developed by Orbital ATK, is delivering 8,000 pounds of groceries and gear.

The Cygnus capsule, developed by Orbital ATK, is delivering 8,000 pounds of groceries and gear.

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UK astronaut Tim Peake films the British Isles from the ISS

British astronaut Tim Peake films a sparkling United Kingdom from space as the International Space Station (ISS) flies over the English Channel.

British astronaut Tim Peake films a sparkling United Kingdom from space as the International Space Station (ISS) flies over the English Channel.