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Science & Technology
December 02, 2019
Spacewalking astronauts add new pumps to cosmic detector
Spacewalking astronauts installed new pumps on a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station on Monday in a ...
November 27, 2019
European Space Agency seeks funding boost from member states
The European Space Agency is asking its 22 member states for more money to be able to carry out ambitious new missions and ...
November 18, 2019
Snooze cruise: Study sees future for hibernating astronauts
The European Space Agency says putting astronauts into a state of suspended animation could make it easier to reach other ...
November 14, 2019
NASA warned of safety risks in delayed private crew launches
NASA auditors warned Thursday the space agency faces “significant safety and technical challenges” that need to be solved ...
November 07, 2019
Boeing: Pin problem caused parachute issue in capsule test
Boeing says a problem with a pin caused its Starliner capsule to land with two instead of three parachutes earlier this week.
November 05, 2019
Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging
A dozen bottles of fine French wine arrived at the space station Monday, not for the astronauts, but for science. The red ...
November 04, 2019
Boeing crew capsule launched mile into air on test flight
Boeing's crew capsule is back on land after a brief flight to test its launch abort system. The Starliner capsule carried no ...
October 31, 2019
3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to bake cookies with new test oven
Forget reheated, freeze-dried space grub. Astronauts are about to get a new test oven for baking chocolate chip cookies from ...
October 21, 2019
Female spacewalking duo uplifted by excitement below
The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth.
October 17, 2019
Space station's 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk
Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century. That changes Friday with spacewalk ...
October 16, 2019
Hubble Telescope zooms in on interstellar visitor
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of our newest interstellar visitor. This comet from outside our ...
October 16, 2019
NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit
NASA is moving up the first all-female spacewalk to this week because of a power system failure at the International Space ...
October 11, 2019
Alexei Leonov, 1st human to walk in space, dies in Moscow
Alexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to walk in space 54 years ago — and who nearly ...
October 05, 2019
NASA sets 1st all-female spacewalk after suit flap in spring
The first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a suit-sizing flap led to an embarrassing cancellation.
October 03, 2019
Astronauts safely return to Earth after space mission
An American, a Russian and the first astronaut to fly into space from the United Arab Emirates have safely landed after a ...
October 01, 2019
NASA lander captures marsquakes, other Martian sounds
NASA's InSight lander on Mars has captured the low rumble of marsquakes and a symphony of other otherworldly sounds.
September 28, 2019
PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd ...
September 25, 2019
Space launch includes 1st flyer from United Arab Emirates
An American, a Russian and the first space flyer from the United Arab Emirates blasted off Wednesday on a mission to the ...
September 13, 2019
New comet likely visitor from another solar system
The solar system may have another foreign guest. Both NASA and the European Space Agency are reporting that a newly ...
September 11, 2019
Water, temperature right for life at another star's planet
In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable ...
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