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Apparently, the folks aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour aren't wasting any time piecing Dextre together (or jamming to their iPods), as just days after we first heard about this creature's future in space, now we're hearing that he's totally assembled and ready to rock. The bot, which is formally known

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Apparently catering to the few folks out there that feel they have too few USB flash drives, Ultra Products recently let loose this so-called SpaceStation 6, which comes with no less than six tiny thumb drives that can be neatly concealed and used as the mood strikes. Of course, there's no hub acti

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It may be not be the only bot on the block for long but, for now at least, the Canadian-built Dextre robot has the spotlight to itself, with it set to blast off Tuesday on board the shuttle Endeavor for delivery to its new home on the International Space Station. As USA Today reports, the robot has

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It looks like Clarion is about to get some considerable new bragging rights (shared only by the likes of Tang), as some of its automotive A/V gear has recently been approved by NASA and is now awaiting deployment into space. That includes the company's RX935VD in-dash multimedia center and VCZ625 6

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We imagine it can get lonely out in space, and the view from out there only makes it worse. DirecTV has stepped up to help combat boredom aboard the International Space Station's newly-added Harmony living module by offering to install a 42-inch flat screen HDTV (LCD or plasma not specified) and H

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It looks like the space station's latest solar array is causing NASA yet more headaches, as a small tear was spotted by astronauts shortly after it was unfurled earlier today. The first of two solar arrays installed as part of this mission did unfurl without a hitch, but the second forced the astro

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It's been a rocky few days in space, but it looks like the crashed Russian computers aboard the International Space Station are back up and running to spec, allowing the crew of Atlantis to depart tomorrow. There's still no word on what caused the computers -- which control vital life support syste

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It looks like those Space Station computer problems are still causing headaches for NASA and Russia's Mission Control, as they're reportedly still not fully back up to speed after two days of repair work. According to the AP, the Russians worked on them through the night but only managed to get one

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It may have taken longer than expected, but the International Space Station is slowly starting to come up to full speed, with a new solar array now fully unfurled after being installed earlier during Atlantis' mission. Measuring 240 feet long, the twin solar panels are the third of four \"wings\" to

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Catch a high-def lunch with International Space Station commander Michael Lopez-Alegria when Discovery HD airs the first live HD transmission from space Wednesday morning. Using a Sony HD 750A camera and through a partnership between NHK, Discovery and NASA, HDTV owners will get their best ever look

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