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The ongoing search for habitable exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 24 hours
A balmy Florida evening, and my family and I stood on Cocoa Beach, looking northward toward the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. We were part of a seaside crowd gathered to witness the launch of NASA's... more
All-female spacewalk duo set sights on Moon  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
What's even better than venturing out into the vacuum of space? Landing on the Moon, according to US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, the first all-female duo to conduct a spacewalk. more
Female spacewalking duo uplifted by excitement below  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth. more
Space mice and robots among latest science heading into space from Wallops Island  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Space mice, radiation vests, robotic avatars and recycling polymers for 3-D printers are among the science experiments bound for the International Space... more
Made In Space to launch commercial recycler to space station  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Made In Space announced plans Oct. 21 to send a plastic recycling facility to the International... more
NASA astronauts complete repairs on historic spacewalk  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Two NASA astronauts successfully replaced a faulty battery charger during the agency’s first all-female spacewalk Oct. 18, an event that at times... more
NASA Astronauts Make History with 1st All-Female Spacewalk  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Today (Oct. 18), NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir embarked on the first spacewalk in history to be completed by a team of all women. more
US makes history with first all-female spacewalk  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir on Friday became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk—a historic milestone as NASA prepares to send the first woman to the Moon. more
First all-female spacewalking team makes history  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. more
World's 1st female spacewalking team makes history  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. more
U.S. astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk  REUTERS · 5 days
U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS)... more
The 1st All-Female Spacewalk Happening Today. Here's How to Watch It Live  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to begin the first-ever all-female spacewalk today (Oct. 18) at around 7:50 a.m. EDT (1150... more
NASA reshuffles spacewalk schedule after hardware failure  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
NASA will postpone the remainder of an ongoing series of spacewalks at the International Space Station to upgrade batteries for its power... more
NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA is moving up the first all-female spacewalk to this week because of a power system failure at the International Space Station. more
Russia bids farewell to first man who walked in space  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Hundreds of people including Russian and US astronauts and top officials bid farewell Tuesday to Alexei Leonov, a legendary Soviet cosmonaut who was the first man to perform... more
Emirati astronaut returns home to hero's welcome  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An Emirati astronaut who became the first Arab to reach the International Space Station received a hero's welcome home on Saturday. more
Alexei Leonov, the first spacewalker, passes away  ESA · 2 weeks
Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first person to conduct a spacewalk, passed away on 11 October, aged 85. more
NASA considering purchase of additional Soyuz seats  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
NASA expects to buy at least one more Soyuz seat from Russia to provide assured access to the International Space Station should... more
Clock ticks as SpaceX builds craft for NASA  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Two weeks ago, the head of NASA seemed sick of waiting for SpaceX and Boeing Co. to finish developing the capsules that are supposed to carry U.S. astronauts to and from the... more
First man to conduct spacewalk, Alexei Leonov, dies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness. more
First man to conduct spacewalk, Alexei Leonov, has died: assistant  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died Friday in Moscow aged 85, his assistant said. more
Artificial meat is now made in space, coming to a supermarket near you  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Creating meat from cells is no longer the realm of science fiction: a Russian cosmonaut did it aboard the International Space Station,... more
NASA and SpaceX hope for manned mission to ISS in early 2020  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule... more
Structural basis for the docking of mTORC1 on the lysosomal surface  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The mTORC1 protein kinase regulates growth in response to nutrients and growth factors. Nutrients promote its translocation to the lysosomal surface, where its Raptor subunit interacts... more
Luca powers up for a spacewalk  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano is preparing to step out into space for his first spacewalk of the Beyond mission. more
Luca powers up for a spacewalk  ESA · 2 weeks
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano is preparing to step out into space for his first spacewalk of the Beyond mission. more
Call for innovation to advance Europe’s lab in space  ESA · 2 weeks
The International Space Station is open for business and ESA is calling on industry to help extend the... more
Astronauts and citizens team up against light pollution  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
For an astronaut looking out of the International Space Station windows, city lights are brighter than the stars. To tackle light pollution citizen scientists are urged to help map out the problem... more
'One small nibble for man': 3-D printer makes meat in space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The prospect of astronauts tucking into a roast dinner has grown slightly closer after a successful experiment used a 3D printer to create meat on the... more
Astronauts and citizens team up against light pollution  ESA · 2 weeks
For an astronaut looking out of the International Space Station windows, city lights are brighter than the stars. To tackle... more
NASA looks to support development of commercial space stations  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
As NASA releases a draft solicitation to support development of commercial space stations, a former agency administrator is... more
Astronauts replace old batteries in 1st of 5 spacewalks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronauts hustled through the first of five spacewalks to replace old batteries at the International Space Station on Sunday. more
Astronauts replacing old batteries in 1st of 5 spacewalks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronauts kicked off the first of five spacewalks to replace old batteries at the International Space Station on Sunday. more
NASA sets 1st all-female spacewalk after suit flap in spring  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a suit-sizing flap led to an embarrassing cancellation. more
NASA sets 1st all-female spacewalk after spring suit flap  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a flap over spacesuits led to an embarrassing cancellation. more
The 1st All-Female Spacewalk Is Back On, After Medium-Size Spacesuits Acquired  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
NASA is gearing up for a marathon of spacewalks, and one of them could be the first spacewalk to be conducted entirely by women. more
Down to Earth: Astronauts safely return after space mission  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An American, a Russian and the first person from the United Arab Emirates to fly into space landed safely on Thursday after a six-hour flight from the International Space Station. more
'Tumors in Space' project studies cancer risk of cosmic radiation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Can weightlessness stop cancer from growing? One of the nine research projects that has been given the go-ahead for the new China Space Station scheduled for 2022 is... more
First Arab on ISS undocks ahead of Earth return  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying an Emirati who was the first Arab to reach the International Space Station left the orbital lab Thursday ahead of his return to Earth and hero... more
First Arab on ISS set for Earth return  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An Emirati who made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station is set to return to Earth on Thursday following an eight-day mission that sparked euphoria in his... more
Luca takes command  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano takes over command of the International Space Station in a ceremony held on 2 October more
Image: Hera logo aboard ISS  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The logo for Hera, ESA's proposed asteroid mission for planetary defense, has already reached space, thanks to ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, who snapped this photo from the cupola of the International Space Station. The Hera mission itself is... more
Asteroid mission on high  ESA · 3 weeks
Technology image of the week: the logo of ESA’s Hera asteroid mission for planetary defence aboard the International Space Station more
A flock of astronauts  ESA · 3 weeks
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Nine astronauts on the International Space Station makes for a full house more
ESA Impact Q3 2019  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA Impact Q3 brings you magnificent images of Jupiter and Saturn, 150 million stars and science on board the Space Station. Browse the texts and videos for insights more
Full house for space science  ESA · 3 weeks
Three newcomers and two spacecraft make a full house in space. The population of the International Space Station rose to nine last week while European science... more
Near-equilibrium growth from borophene edges on silver  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Two-dimensional boron, borophene, was realized in recent experiments but still lacks an adequate growth theory for guiding its controlled synthesis. Combining ab initio calculations and experimental characterization, we study edges and growth kinetics of... more
Astronaut Snaps Photo of Her Friend's Launch Into Space. And It's Absolutely Stunning.  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
The best view of today's crew launch turned out to be from the spacecraft's destination itself, the International Space Station. more
Fly your experiment to the space station with Bioreactor Express Service  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
ESA is partnering with Kayser Italia to offer the Kubik facility on the International Space Station to commercial customers. The new Bioreactor Express Service allows users... more
Emirati becomes first Arab to reach ISS  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An Emirati has made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station, after blasting off from Kazakhstan. more
Stars in its eyes, UAE celebrates its first astronaut in space  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A crowd in Dubai erupted in cheers and applause Wednesday as the first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates launched towards the International Space Station, dubbing... more
Rocket blasts off carrying first Arab to ISS  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A Soyuz rocket blasted off on Wednesday from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan carrying an Emirati who will make history as the first Arab on the International Space Station. more
Rocket carrying Emirati, Russian, American blasts off for ISS  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A rocket blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan on Wednesday with an Emirati on board who will be the first Arab on the International Space Station. more
Russian spaceship with UAE astronaut blasts off into space  REUTERS · 4 weeks
A Russian Soyuz spaceship blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan towards the International Space Station on... more
Johns Hopkins researchers link a gene to melanoma growth and spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Using a small noncoding RNA, microRNA 211, and tools that track the stability and decay of the protein-coding and noncoding RNAs in lab-grown melanoma cells, a... more
Video: Astronaut's climate message  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Astronauts on the International Space Station have a unique and incredible view of Earth. However, they also see its fragility and the impact we as humans have on the world around us. more
Luca takes leading role for Europe in space  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is set to become the third European and first Italian commander of the International Space Station,... more
Unmanned Japan craft launched toward space station: operator  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Japan on Wednesday launched an unmanned spacecraft towards the International Space Station, the operator said, after a fire early this month delayed the mission. more
Japanese rocket blasts off with batteries for space station  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A Japanese supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Tuesday, two weeks after a launch pad fire halted the first countdown. more
First Arab set for ISS says voyage will make 'history'  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Emirati astronaut who will make history by becoming the first Arab on the International Space Station said Tuesday he had received support from around the world before... more
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