International space station

06.17.14
Astronauts on the ISS are getting their very own espresso machine
06.17.14

Astronauts on the ISS are getting their very own espresso machine

One of the biggest complaints from Italian astronauts is the lack of fresh espresso. At least, tha...

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05.14.14
Russia threatens to disrupt GPS navigation in fight over sanctions
05.14.14

Russia threatens to disrupt GPS navigation in fight over sanctions

Hold onto your sat nav. The Russian government has just threatened to end cooperation with America...

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04.13.14
Cherry trees blossom six years early after a trip to space
04.13.14

Cherry trees blossom six years early after a trip to space

In 2008 Japanese scientists decided to take a handful of cherry tree seeds (and by "handful" we me...

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05.11.13
Watch Live: ISS emergency spacewalk to fix ammonia leak (Update)
05.11.13

Watch Live: ISS emergency spacewalk to fix ammonia leak (Update)

Yesterday NASA reported that an ammonia leak had been discovered on the ISS. Astronauts Tom Marshb...

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05.10.13
NASA reports ammonia leak on ISS, says inhabitants 'in no danger'
05.10.13

NASA reports ammonia leak on ISS, says inhabitants 'in no danger'

The International Space Station has been a font of good news and scientific progress since it rece...

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03.01.13
Watch SpaceX's Dragon capsule liftoff at 10:10AM ET today (update: video!)
03.01.13

Watch SpaceX's Dragon capsule liftoff at 10:10AM ET today (update: video!)

You've no doubt seen plenty of video of SpaceX rocket launches on this very site, but let's face i...

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02.19.13
NASA and TopCoder want you to create an iPad app for the International Space Station
02.19.13

NASA and TopCoder want you to create an iPad app for the International Space Station

NASA and TopCoder, a company that hosts programming competitions, is teaming up on a series of...

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11.04.12
NASA releases web app to help you spot ISS, celebrates 12 years of continuous crew occupation
11.04.12

NASA releases web app to help you spot ISS, celebrates 12 years of continuous crew occupation

The International Space Station just celebrated its 12th anniversary of having a crew continuously...

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10.17.12
Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code
10.17.12

Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code

Japan's four-inch FITSAT-1 orbiters were released from Japan's Kibo laboratory on the ISS last wee...

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