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British astronaut runs marathon in space

British astronaut runs marathon in space

🕔10:31, 25.Apr 2016

LONDON: British astronaut Tim Peake ran a marathon in space in record time on Sunday, strapped into a treadmill on the International Space Station as thousands ran the London Marathon below.

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NASA sees record number of astronaut applications

NASA sees record number of astronaut applications

🕔12:57, 21.Feb 2016

WASHINGTON: NASA has received a record 18,300 resumes from people keen on becoming astronauts, the US space agency said Friday.

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NASA sees record number of astronaut applications

NASA sees record number of astronaut applications

🕔19:58, 20.Feb 2016

WASHINGTON: NASA has received a record 18,300 resumes from people keen on becoming astronauts, the US space agency said Friday.

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Watch worn by US astronaut on Moon sells for $1.6 mn

Watch worn by US astronaut on Moon sells for $1.6 mn

🕔22:57, 25.Oct 2015

NEW YORK: An exceptionally rare watch worn by an American astronaut on the Moon which bears remnants of lunar material has sold for more than $1.6 million, a US auction house said.

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US astronaut captures image of Makkah from space

US astronaut captures image of Makkah from space

🕔15:50, 28.Sep 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly has captured and posted striking picture of the Holy city of Makkah from the space.

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Three-man international crew safely reaches space station

Three-man international crew safely reaches space station

🕔19:28, 6.Sep 2015

ALMATY: A Russian Soyuz spaceship safely delivered a three-man international crew, including Denmark’s first astronaut, to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a day after having had to maneuver to avoid colliding with space debris.

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Scientists found evidence which could possibly mean life exists on Mars

Scientists found evidence which could possibly mean life exists on Mars

🕔10:49, 18.Jun 2015

A Scottish-led team of scientists discovered methane gas in Mars, which hints at the possibility of life existing on Mars.

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Moon objects found in astronaut Neil Armstrong’s closet

Moon objects found in astronaut Neil Armstrong’s closet

🕔22:11, 11.Feb 2015

WASHINGTON: A treasure trove of objects that were supposed to have been left behind after the first moon landing have turned up in the closet of Neil Armstrong, the first man to step onto the lunar surface, the Smithsonian Institution has said.

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