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Trump Administration to End US funding for International Space Station
February 13, 2018
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Trump Administration to End US funding for International Space Station

The Trump administration wants to turn the International Space Station into a commercially run venture, NASA document shows. President Trump’s newly released 2019 budget proposal seeks to end U.S. government funding for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2025. So, the White House plans to end direct federal support of...

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NASA Astronauts Identify Unknown Microbes in Space
January 02, 2018
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NASA Astronauts Identify Unknown Microbes in Space

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and the Genes in Space-3 team have identified unknown microbes in the international space station. There might be trillions of bacteria living on the space station. NASA has been working for a while to identify these microbes. This could help future astronauts monitor crew health and diagnose...

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US, Russian, Japanese Crew Take Off For International Space Station
December 17, 2017
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US, Russian, Japanese Crew Take Off For International Space Station

The Soyuz capsule, carrying a trio of U.S., Japanese and Russian astronauts, has blasted off to the International Space Station. Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai, and Scott Tingle launched at 1:23 p.m. (0723 GMT; 2:23 a.m. EST). The rocket blasted off on Sunday from Russia’s manned space-launch complex in Baikonur,...

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NASA Astronauts Throwing a Pizza Party on ISS
December 05, 2017
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NASA Astronauts Throwing a Pizza Party on ISS

NASA sent up a special meal kit. So, astronauts on board the International Space Station started the first pizza party in space.  Over the weekend, astronauts at the International Space Station sent photos and videos of their small pizza pies. Italian Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli has been orbiting Earth for over 100...

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Russian Cosmonaut Found Bacteria on ISS and might NOT be from Earth
November 28, 2017
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Russian Cosmonaut Found Bacteria on ISS and might NOT be from Earth

Russian cosmonaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) says he has found bacteria on the hull of the space station. Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov says he found bacteria clinging to the external surface of the International Space Station. Astronauts didn’t found bacteria at the launch of the ISS. So, it’s not...

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Budweiser Plans to be the First Beer on Mars
November 24, 2017
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Budweiser Plans to be the First Beer on Mars

Earlier this year, Budweiser announced its plans to be the first beer on Mars. Now, we realize that they were being really serious about it. SpaceX could send humans to the red planet as soon as 2024. So, settlers will be able to taste some good Budweiser. This week, the company took one giant step toward that goal. Thus,...

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Asgardia, the first ‘space nation’ launched its satellite
November 16, 2017
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Asgardia, the first ‘space nation’ launched its satellite

The Space Kingdom of Asgardia, world’s first ‘space nation’, has launched its first satellites. A nation, free of the control of existing nations. On November 12, Asgardia marked its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite. This satellite is actually a nanosat which is roughly the size of...

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NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly Came Back From Space Younger than his Twin
October 31, 2017
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NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly Came Back From Space Younger than his Twin

The US astronaut, Scott Kelly, spent 11 months aboard the ISS, cutting 5 minutes and 13 milliseconds off his Earth age in the process. Scott Kelly is a 53-year-old American astronaut. He retired last year after spending 11 continuous months on the International Space Station. NASA’s veteran orbited the Earth 5,440...

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SpaceX to Deliver Crew Supplies and Research Material to ISS on June 1
May 23, 2017
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SpaceX to Deliver Crew Supplies and Research Material to ISS on June 1

SpaceX will launch its Dragon spacecraft for its 11th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre on June 1. Dragon will lift into orbit atop the Falcon 9 rocket carrying crew supplies, equipment, and scientific research. The flight will deliver investigations and...

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Frozen Sperm Stored in Space, Gave Birth to a Healthy Baby Mice
May 22, 2017
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Frozen Sperm Stored in Space, Gave Birth to a Healthy Baby Mice

Scientists prove that a frozen mouse sperm, flying around the ISS for nine months, can make babies. The frozen sperm had temperatures of -139° Fahrenheit (-95° Celsius). At an altitude of 250 miles, radiation is more than 100 times stronger than on Earth. So, because of this reason, scientists from the University of...

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