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Lovely day for a landing: ISS astronaut trio return to Earth

Following a 186-day stay aboard the International Space Station, three astronauts returned safety to Earth in the Soyuz TMA-19M capsule on Saturday, with NASA photographer Bill Ingalls capturing some stunning shots of their return.
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Watch astronaut Tim Peake explain why somersaults in the ISS don't make you dizzy

“On the ground the brain takes cues both from the motion of fluid in our inner ear, which is affected by our motion and by gravity, as well as from our vision to determine our position and motion.”
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Astronauts take us inside the space station’s new inflatable room for the first time

It's called an inflatable "room," but banish from your mind any thoughts of five-star luxury. The BEAM living pod is really a test module to see how the habitation system functions in space, and on Monday we took a look inside for…

Space station astronaut shows off camera kit behind stunning Earth shots

Tim Peake has been posting some stunning shots of Earth since he arrived on the International Space Station back in December. In response to an often asked question, the astronaut recently showed off the kit he uses to grab the amazing…
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Pumped up: NASA has just expanded the space station’s first inflatable room

Following Thursday's failed effort, NASA had another go on Saturday at expanding the International Space Station's first-ever inflatable room. The good news is that this time everything went pretty much according to plan.
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NASA has a big problem with its inflatable space room

NASA's first-ever expandable space habitat has a bit of a problem – it won't inflate. Thursday's debut attempt to get air into the module failed to go according to plan, leaving engineers to ponder the problem overnight. An…
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NASA is about to inflate the space station’s first-ever expandable room

The International Space Station is about to get some new floorspace. On Wednesday NASA will inflate the station's first ever expandable room as part of a two-year trial that could lead to the living pods being used in future human missions…

18 years and 2.8 billion miles later, the ISS celebrates its 100,000th orbit with an incredible sunrise time-lapse

To celebrate 100,000 orbits around Earth from the International Space Station, U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams shared an incredible time-lapse video showing the sun rising above Earth.
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Astronaut Tim Peake just ran the London Marathon – in space

Despite a complex harness system that threatened severe chafing, astronaut Tim Peake successfully completed the London Marathon from the confines of the International Space Station on Sunday, helped along the way by the RunSocial…
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Researchers use fungi to develop space drugs on International Space Station

Fungi are known for their ability to create natural products with medicinal properties. This capability is going to be tested on the International Space Station in an upcoming space drug experiment.
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NASA is sending a special zero-gravity 3D printer to the International Space Station today

NASA is sending a new version of Made In Space's 3D printer to the International Space Station today, on a scheduled launch of the Cygnus spacecraft. The printing facility will be made available to Earth-bound scientists who want to test…
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HoloLens goes to the International Space Station in new video from NASA

After two HoloLens units were reportedly destroyed in a SpaceX explosion last year, the mixed-reality headset has finally made its way to the final frontier -- and with video evidence from NASA!