International Space Station

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Russia to launch mission to rescue stranded ISS crew after meteoroid strike
Space agency mounts rescue mission to bring home two cosmonauts and US astronaut marooned on ISS

Oliver Holmes

11, Jan, 2023 @12:04 PM

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Latest Soyuz capsule leak prompts Russians to plan possible rescue of space station crew
Cause of puncture remains unclear as officials say damage continues to be assessed

Samantha Lock and agencies

23, Dec, 2022 @3:19 AM

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Meteoroid hit suspected after major leak from Soyuz capsule
Nasa footage showed a torrent of snowflake-like particles spraying from the rear section of the Soyuz MS-22 capsule

Samantha Lock and Oliver Holmes

15, Dec, 2022 @5:09 PM

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‘Life no longer as we know it’: war in space would have devastating effects, military expert says
Attacks on satellites could take out GPS systems, banking systems, power grids, and affect military operations, panel at space conference says

Tory Shepherd

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Nicole Mann becomes first Native American woman in space on Crew-5 mission
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with quartet including first Russian to join US space flight since Ukraine invasion to blast off on Wednesday

Maya Yang and agency

05, Oct, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Is Russia killing off the International Space Station?
Analysis: Fractures in the partnership have appeared before, but if Moscow exits, keeping the station in orbit would not be easy

Ian Sample Science editor

27, Jul, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Russia releases photo of cosmonauts holding Luhansk flag on ISS
Trio were praised in February for wearing yellow uniforms in apparent show of support for Ukraine

Martin Belam

04, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Could space-going billionaires be the vanguard of a cosmic revolution? | Martin Rees
For humanity truly to slip the surly bonds of Earth, private funds and intrepid thrill-seekers will be required, says astronomer Martin Rees

Martin Rees

30, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First all-private crew returns from International Space Station
Three customers accompanied by former Nasa astronaut paid $55m for place on Ax-1 mission

Stuart Clark

29, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mind that satellite! The mission to clean up dangerous space junk
As soon as we left the planet, we began leaving rubbish in orbit. Now it is putting space stations and astronauts at risk. What can be done about the millions of pieces of debris?

Ian Sample

21, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Space mice may offer clues to why astronauts get kidney stones
Animals from International Space Station may shed light on link between space travel and high incidence of the painful condition

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

15, Apr, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Extend life of key climate sensor that maps world’s forests, Nasa told
Exclusive: Experts say the $150m project, due to be de-orbited next year, provides vital data on forests and the carbon stored in them

Patrick Greenfield

20, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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