International Space Station

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ISS astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk to install solar panels
Successful International Space Station installation followed an attempt on Wednesday that ran into several problems

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Jun, 2021 @12:15 AM

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SpaceX rocket heads to ISS with squid, toothpaste and avocados
Rocket due to reach the International Space Station this weekend is loaded with 7,300lb of fresh food and supplies for an orbiting lab

Guardian staff and agency

04, Jun, 2021 @12:39 AM

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‘Scary stuff’: International Space Station robotic arm struck by space junk
‘Lucky strike’ discovered in May did not endanger seven astronauts on board or affect operations

Richard Luscombe in Miami

01, Jun, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX delivers new crew to International Space Station
Tech boss ‘proud’ to be working with space agencies as astronauts begin six-month mission

Jedidajah Otte

24, Apr, 2021 @11:06 AM

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New bacteria lurking on ISS no space oddity, says scientist
New species were discovered in the International Space Station – but they probably didn’t come from outer space

Linda Geddes

18, Mar, 2021 @9:09 PM

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'We experienced the pandemic on Earth and they were experiencing it in orbit'
Film-makers Alina Manolache and Vladimir Potop on how they made the Guardian documentary 2020: A Covid Space Odyssey

Lindsay Poulton and Jess Gormley

29, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Spacewatch: SpaceX Dragon resupply craft delivers cargo to ISS
New airlock and scientific experiments among cargo delivered to International Space Station

Stuart Clark

11, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with the International Space Station
Three Americans and one Japanese astronaut on Nasa mission will remain at orbiting lab until their replacements arrive in April

Guardian staff and agencies

17, Nov, 2020 @2:49 PM

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Four astronauts on way to International Space Station – as it happened
This blog is now closed. You can read our story on the SpaceX NASA launch below:

Helen Sullivan

16, Nov, 2020 @5:46 AM

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Twenty years of the International Space Station – but was it worth it?
Has the ISS benefited society? Scientists are divided: for some, it’s a beacon of unity; for others, just a set for an action film

Robin McKie

25, Oct, 2020 @6:49 AM

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Astronaut Tim Peake: ‘Coming home was a harsh transition. Gravity sucks!’
Four years after leaving orbit, and with a second mission on the horizon, how is life on Earth for the first Briton to walk in space?

Tom Lamont

03, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 books about space travel | Samantha Cristoforetti
The Italian astronaut chooses her favourite extraterrestrial reading, taking in fiction by Italo Calvino and Stanisław Lem alongside reportage and history

Samantha Cristoforetti

02, Sep, 2020 @12:00 PM

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