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From Space.Com: Antares Rocket Launches NASA Cargo To Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, antares rocket, Space Station, computer, humans, interesting, internet, news, science, scientists )

- 331 days ago -
The Antares rocket launched an uncrewed Cygnus cargo ship at 4:44 a.m. EDT (0844 GMT) from Pad-0A of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility here, and successfully reached orbit 9 minutes later. Launch video on site.
For the First Time Astronauts Aboard International Space Station Grow Edible Veggies
Science & Tech  (tags: space, interesting, veggies, Space Station, astronauts grow and eat Veggies )

- 1345 days ago -
Romaine lettuce was grown in the space station's plant growth system, and checked for safety. NASA wants to grow veggies for long-duration space missions and on other worlds such as Mars, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Sea Plankton Discovered Outside Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: space station, space exploration, plankton, mysteries, life )

- 1702 days ago -
Russian scientists conducting experiments on the outside surface of the International Space State made a puzzling discovery, one made all the more remarkable because it's something that whales eat.
A New Lifeform Takes Root on the ISS, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: VIDEO, science, technology, botany, space station, plants in space, gravity, weightlessness )

- 1815 days ago -
It's spring, and all around the northern hemisphere gardeners are planting seeds, tilling soil, and watering crops. Imagine a gardener's surprise, however, if water from the hose, instead of hitting the soil and sinking in, floated up to the sky. Or if
Meteor Shower This Weekend: Space Station at Risk?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Draconids meteor shower, space station )

- 2748 days ago -
The Draconids this year could be more of a storm than a shower.
Endeavour Blasts Off in Next-to-Last Shuttle Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: Blasts, Space Station, U.S. shuttle program, news )

- 2893 days ago -
Space shuttle Endeavour blasted off toward the International Space Station Monday morning on the penultimate flight for the U.S. shuttle program.
Obama Signs Nasa Up to New Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Obama, Nasa, science, research, space station )

- 3110 days ago -
The US space agency (Nasa) has been given a new direction, one that will seek to put astronauts in orbit using privately-run launch services.
Astronauts Replace Failed Cooling Equipment on Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronauts, space station, NASA, cooling system )

- 3166 days ago -
The repairs performed on the International Space Station's cooling system during a seven-hour-and-20-minute spacewalk Monday appear to be working, NASA said.
Space Station Problem Shows How Shuttle Will Be Missed
Science & Tech  (tags: Space Station, Shuttle, space, science )

- 3180 days ago -
After a cooling system breakdown, astronauts plan to hook up a critical spare part that can be delivered only by (the soon-to-be retired) space shuttle.
Cooling System Fault Hits International Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: space, cooling, space station, NASA )

- 3180 days ago -
The crew of the International Space Station have been forced to reduce power after half the cooling system suddenly shut down over the weekend.
NASA's Android Astronaut Assistant Prepares for Launch - New Scientist
Science & Tech  (tags: space weather, space station, Robotics, shuttle, radiation )

- 3276 days ago -
NASA is preparing to send its first humanoid robot into space, the 140-kilogram R2 model will be launched to the International Space Station. The idea is to give the crew an assistant that never tires of boring tasks & see how radiation effects it.
Space Shuttle Discovery Dodges 'Mysterious' Orbiting Junk on Journey Back to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: space, shuttle, Discovery, space junk, astronauts, space station )

- 3505 days ago -
Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven sidestepped a small piece of space junk Thursday then aimed for an evening touchdown that was in jeopardy because of the weather. Continued...
Ask An Astronaut - NASA   video
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Space, Astronaut, science, Greg Chamitoff, space station, questions, answers, interesting )

- 3848 days ago -
Astronaut Greg Chamitoff, aboard the International Space Station 220 miles above Earth, is taking your questions
Expedition 16 Soyuz Lands Safely in Kazakhstan
Science & Tech  (tags: space, NASA, astronaut, Expedition, space station, space missions, female, commander, expedition 16, science, news )

- 4015 days ago -
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station, returned to Earth at approximately 4:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, ending a mission during which she conducted five spacewalks and set a new record in American spacefligh
Scientists Developing Origami Spacecraft - Japan
Science & Tech  (tags: japan, scientists, plane, paper plane, space, space station )

- 4085 days ago -
A SPACECRAFT made of folded paper zooming through the skies may sound far-fetched, but Japanese scientists plan to launch paper planes from the International Space Station to see if they make it back to Earth. Earlier this week, the University of Tokyo

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