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03.22.11
Robonaut 2 gets unboxed in space, plans for galactic domination
03.22.11

Robonaut 2 gets unboxed in space, plans for galactic domination

Remember that nondescript space shuttle that launched about a month ago -- you know, the one respon...

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03.10.11
NASA says International Space Station is now 'essentially' complete
03.10.11

NASA says International Space Station is now 'essentially' complete

The news got a bit overlooked among the hubbub of Discovery's final flight and the first humanoid r...

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11.22.10
FAA gives SpaceX the first-ever commercial license for spacecraft reentry
11.22.10

FAA gives SpaceX the first-ever commercial license for spacecraft reentry

Well, SpaceX just scored a huge milestone in space travel for the proletariat: we get to come back...

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11.02.10
International Space Station marks ten years of continuous habitation
11.02.10

International Space Station marks ten years of continuous habitation

It's not often we get to mark a ten year anniversary... in space, but that's just what the Internat...

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10.24.10
Foursquare check-in from space makes the mayor of Blue Bottle seem rather lame
10.24.10

Foursquare check-in from space makes the mayor of Blue Bottle seem rather lame

Sure, we long ago realized that you can't say Foursquare without the word "square," but in this cas...

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10.18.10
Visualized: the hardware of the Soviet lunar program
10.18.10

Visualized: the hardware of the Soviet lunar program

The Russian space program's emphasis on orbital space stations can be traced back to July 1969, whe...

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10.11.10
President Obama signs $19 billion NASA funding bill into law
10.11.10

President Obama signs $19 billion NASA funding bill into law

The basic details of the bill have been known for some time now, but President Obama has only just...

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10.05.10
Soyuz space capsule landing captured in an awesome set of pictures
10.05.10

Soyuz space capsule landing captured in an awesome set of pictures

NASA shutterbug Bill Ingalls has snapped some pics of the recent Soyuz TMA-18 landing in the Kazakh...

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05.20.09
Video: Japanese astronaut surfs through space on 'flying carpet'
05.20.09

Video: Japanese astronaut surfs through space on 'flying carpet'

The Japanese can turn pretty much anything into a variety show. So it's no real surprise to hear th...

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