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Astronauts on the Space Station

Astronauts on the Space Station

May 7, 2015
NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren ended their spacewalk at 3:19 p.m. EDT with the repressurization of the U.S. Quest airlock, having…

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Astronauts Eating in Space video

Astronauts Eating in Space video

August 17, 2012
Astronauts give thanks and preview their traditional space meal in a video greeting from the International Space Station just in time for Thanksgiving…

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International Space Station astronauts

International Space Station astronauts

June 3, 2015
Three astronauts are headed back home to Earth today. Gennady Padalka of Roscosmos, Andres Mogensen of the European Space Agency, and Aidyn Aimbetov…

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Photos of astronauts in Space

Photos of astronauts in Space

February 13, 2016
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is releasing a stunning book of photos that he snapped from space. During his time orbiting Earth in the International…

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DIY Astronaut Helmet

DIY Astronaut Helmet

May 6, 2014
Today we are launching two weeks of space-themed celebrations! Yay Space! Code Club are counting down to the launch of the rockets which will…

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Life in Space for astronauts

Life in Space for astronauts

October 19, 2015
His first day in space was way beyond all his expectations. No, he hadn’t seen the new Star Wars film yet but all of them up there were looking…

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Astronaut Space Station

Astronaut Space Station

January 8, 2012
NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra completed a spacewalk on Dec. 21, 2015, releasing a stuck railcar and moving it to a workstation. Here…

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Space Shuttle Challenger astronauts

Space Shuttle Challenger astronauts

July 12, 2012
The shuttle Challenger flight STS-51L crew members who died January 28, 1986. In the back row, from left, mission specialist Ellison S. Onizuka…

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Australian astronauts

Australian astronauts

July 17, 2014
He is the great-great-grandson of Frederick George Waterhouse, first curator of the South Australian Institute Museum, and naturalist of the…

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YouTube astronauts in Space

YouTube astronauts in Space

May 30, 2014
“Space Oddity” fans rejoice! Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s impressively awesome cover of the David Bowie classic is now back on the interwebs…

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Astronauts in Space Right Now

Astronauts in Space Right Now

June 11, 2014
1 Day left: TNW Europe early bird sales end soon. Learn more! At 11:03AM GMT, three new astronauts launched from Kazakhstan aboard the Soyuz…

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Alan Shepard 1ST U.S. Astronaut in Space

Alan Shepard 1ST U.S. Astronaut in Space

July 22, 2013
NASA astronaut Alan Shepard became the first American in space on May 5, 1961 aboard his Mercury spacecraft Freedom 7. Credit: NASA. Over the…

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Images of astronauts in Space

Images of astronauts in Space

August 20, 2012
NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Expedition 32 flight engineer, appears to touch the bright sun during the mission’s third session of extravehicular…

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How to make an Astronaut Helmet for kids?

How to make an Astronaut Helmet for kids?

November 20, 2014
Kids love to dress up as astronauts. So why not have them make space helmets for an imaginary journey? Start by inflating a balloon to a size…

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Requirements to be a Astronaut

Requirements to be a Astronaut

January 19, 2015
The astronaut selection process is based on criteria matching the requirements of the various missions foreseen. Astronaut candidates are pre-selected…

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