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Spur-of-the-moment spacewalk a first for NASA, space station

May 11th, 2013
An impromptu spacewalk triggered by the sight of ammonia flakes drifting past a window of the International Space Station wraps up with a replaced pump and a plan for "additional detective work." [Read more]
    




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Soyuz spacecraft arrives safely at space station

March 29th, 2013

A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts has successfully docked with the International Space Station after a journey of just six hours, rather than the usual 50.



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Soyuz spacecraft takes express route to space station

March 28th, 2013

Three astronauts are on their way to the International Space Station today on a journey that will take less time than a flight from Halifax to Vancouver.



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Sinterhab’s 3D-Printed Space Station on the Moon Would Be Made from Lunar Soil

March 13th, 2013

Dragon capsule docks at space station

March 3rd, 2013

A private, unmanned spacecraft owned by Space Exploration Technologies has reached the International Space Station to deliver supplies.



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SpaceX supply ship prepped for Friday launch to station

February 28th, 2013
Loaded with more than 2,300 pounds of equipment, spare parts, and crew supplies, an unmanned SpaceX cargo ship is prepped for blastoff on a space station resupply mission. [Read more]



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Space station loses touch with Earth after glitch

February 19th, 2013
As Mission Control Houston upgraded software on the International Space Station's main computers, primary communications were lost for about 3 hours. [Read more]



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NASA, U.S. company build $18M inflatable room for space station

January 17th, 2013

NASA is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome metal cans that serve as astronauts' homes in space with inflatable bounce-house-like habitats that can be deployed on the cheap.



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Soyuz blasts off for space station with three-man crew

December 19th, 2012
An all-veteran threesome rocketed into orbit today, kicking off a two-day flight to catch up with the International Space Station. Docking is expected Friday morning. [Read more]



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Chris Hadfield ready for ‘surreal’ space station odyssey

December 7th, 2012

Astronaut Chris Hadfield is in quarantine in Kazakhstan, waiting to blast off in a Soyuz capsule for the International Space Station on Dec. 19 and make history when he takes over as its first Canadian commander in March.



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