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November 20, 2014
Space station gets zero-gravity 3-D printer
Washington (UPI) Nov 18, 2014
The International Space Station is now home to a 3-D printer, after NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore spent most of Monday unpacking and installing the machine. He and his colleagues will soon begin experimenting with additive manufacturing in microgravity. The printer was engineered by the California-based company Made In Space and delivered to the space station in late September, but its installation had to be put off while astronauts wrapped up a few time-sensitive experiments. If the new ... read more

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Three-man multinational space crew returns to Earth
A three-man multinational crew of astronauts returned to Earth Monday aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, after spending 165 days working together at the International Space Station, NASA said. ... more
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International Space Station astronauts put GoPro camera in a floating ball of water
How cool is it to be an astronaut? Pretty incredibly cool. ... more
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ISS Agency Heads Issue Joint Statement
The heads of the International Space Station (ISS) agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia and the United States met in Paris, France, on Nov. 4, 2014. The following is a joint statement issued ... more
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Station Trio Prepares for Departure amid Ongoing Science
Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst are in their final week aboard the International Space Station. All three homebound crew members spent time o ... more
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Students text International Space Station using a 20-foot antenna
Ross McCurdy is a sophomore at the University of Iowa who is in charge of a 20-foot rooftop antenna that he can use to text the International Space Station. ... more
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NASA to work with cargo partners despite rocket crash
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will continue working with its International Space Station (ISS) program partners on cargo resupply missions, despite the crash of the sup ... more
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Student Experiments Lost in Antares Rocket Explosion
Tuesday's Antares explosion destroyed 5,000lb (2,200kg) of equipment worth hundreds of millions of dollars, among which was 1600 pounds (730kg) of scientific investigations including student project ... more
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ISS Crew Has Enough Supplies Until March 2015
In case no spacecraft makes it to the ISS (International Space Station) in the near future, the supplies will be enough until March 2015, Mike Suffredini, NASA's International Space Station Program ... more
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Russian space station resupply rocket launches, docks at ISS
A day after a space station resupply rocket exploded in midair only seconds after launching from Wallops Island, in Virginia, the Russian space agency made things look embarrassingly easy - successfully linking up a ship full of precious cargo with the International Space Station. ... more
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Troublesome boat forces Orbital to scrub rocket launch
Orbital Sciences postponed its planned launch of the Cygnus cargo ship toward the International Space Station on Monday due to a boat in the waters near the Virginia launch pad. ... more
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Russian Progress-M Cargo Spacecraft Undocks From ISS
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesperson for Russian space agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti on Monday. "The spacecra ... more
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EPJ E Highlight - Thermodiffusion in weightlessness
Zero gravity experiments on the International Space Station shed some light on thermodiffusion effects, relevant to the oil and gas industry and global warming prevention processes Thermodiffu ... more
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Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October
Russian spacewalkers Max Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev closed the Pirs docking compartment hatch at 1:06 p.m. EDT ending the third spacewalk for Expedition 41. The cosmonauts were outside the Int ... more
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Russian cosmonauts finish all planned work outside ISS
Two Russian cosmonauts have finished their spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS), completing all the necessary work earlier than planned, the Russian Mission Control told RIA Novos ... more
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Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off
A pair of cosmonauts suited up for a dry run of Wednesday's spacewalk while Dragon will hang on to the International Space Station for a few more days. Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer ... more
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CASIS Issues RFP For EO Ideas Using ISS Technology
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has issued a solicitation for flight proposals seeking access to remote sensing capabilities on the International Space Station (ISS) for E ... more
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A Different Kind of Green Movement: Seedling Growth in Space
Plants-literally rooted in Earth-lack locomotion. And although plants may appear static, even the tiniest seedlings are sophisticated organisms that sense and respond to their environment. Seedlings ... more
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ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Preps for Wednesday Spacewalk
The Expedition 41 crew of the International Space Station geared up Tuesday for a pair of spacewalks. Two NASA astronauts wrapped up final preparations to head outside Wednesday and replace a power ... more
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Progress-M Cargo Ship To Undock From ISS On Oct 27
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft, will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on October 27, a spokesman for Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, told RIA Novosti Tuesday. " ... more
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ISS Spacewalkers Replace Power Regulator, Move Equipment
Two NASA astronauts wrapped up a 6-hour, 34-minute spacewalk at 2:50 p.m. EDT Wednesday to replace a failed power regulator. Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman and Barry Wilmore also relocated equipment ... more
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ISS crew working fast to reconfigure docking, electrical systems
NASA astronauts Reid Wiseman and Barry Wilmore donned spacesuits and stepped outside the International Space Station on Wednesday morning to repair a broken component in one of the eight solar power channels that provide the station's NASA-built grid with electricity. ... more
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ISS Crew Relations Not Affected by Ukrainian Conflict
The situation in Ukraine has not affected relations between crew members at the International Space Station (ISS), cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev said Friday. "In spite of politics, we have not argue ... more
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New ASU, Nature journal to highlight spaceflight research
It's a field of scientific discovery with practical applications that could be astounding: new drugs and vaccines to halt the spread of disease and infection, improved telecommunications linking peo ... more
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Alexander Gerst set for spacewalk
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has spent four months in the relative safety of the International Space Station but on Tuesday he will venture into open space with NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman on a sev ... more
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