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Apollo astronauts have greater heart risk: study

Apollo astronauts have greater heart risk: study

🕔20:48, 28.Jul 2016

PARIS: NASA’s Apollo astronauts, the only humans to have travelled beyond Earth’s protective magnetosphere, die disproportionately of heart and blood vessel diseases, researchers said Thursday, blaming radiation.

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Three astronauts touch down after 6 months in space

Three astronauts touch down after 6 months in space

🕔16:18, 18.Jun 2016

MOSCOW: A three-man crew, including British astronaut Tim Peake, landed in the Kazakh steppe on Saturday after completing a six-month mission at the International Space Station (ISS).

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Mark Zuckerberg streams live chat with men in space

Mark Zuckerberg streams live chat with men in space

🕔23:43, 1.Jun 2016

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took the leading social network on a new journey Wednesday, with a live-streamed chat with astronauts on the International Space Station.

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NASA inflates spare room in space

NASA inflates spare room in space

🕔09:13, 29.May 2016

WASHINGTON: NASA on Saturday successfully expanded and pressurized an add-on room at the International Space Station two days after aborting the first attempt when it ran into problems.

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China aims for manned moon landing within 20 years

China aims for manned moon landing within 20 years

🕔19:42, 30.Apr 2016

BEIJING: China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, the latest goal in an ambitious lunar exploration program. 

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Spacewalking astronauts rigging station for new US space taxis

Spacewalking astronauts rigging station for new US space taxis

🕔16:23, 23.Feb 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL: A pair of U.S. astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Saturday to begin rigging parking spots for two commercial space taxis.

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Europe set for launch of “space plane” prototype

Europe set for launch of “space plane” prototype

🕔15:05, 11.Feb 2015

PARIS: Engineers were preparing for the launch Wednesday of a “space plane” that Europe hopes will help it master a key phase in orbital flight — the ability to return to Earth.

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Space taxi design review completed by Boeing

Space taxi design review completed by Boeing

🕔06:33, 22.Aug 2014

WASHNGTON: Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials said on Thursday.

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