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Boeing's long-delayed Starliner finally takes off with astronauts on board

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft finally took off on its crewed mission on Wednesday after being plagu…

Jessica Orwig,Paul Squire   


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A mysterious hole on Mars could be a jackpot of scientific discoveries, from extraterrestrial life to where astronauts could live

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter imaged a hole on Mars in 2022 that recently resurfaced, reigniti…

Ellyn Lapointe,Jessica Orwig   


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Boeing says its spacecraft is leaking but it's still safe to launch US astronauts next week

NASA and Boeing said a helium leak won't stop two astronauts from launching into space next week in…

Geoff Weiss   


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While Boeing's passenger planes glitch, NASA is entrusting the company's spaceship with 2 astronauts' lives

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft isn't totally safe from the cost-cutting, KPI-focused company culture…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Bezos resuming Blue Origin spaceflights with the man selected to be the nation's first Black astronaut — in 1961

Ed Dwight became the first Black astronaut candidate in 1961, but was never picked up by NASA's pro…

Lloyd Lee   


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Sunita Williams flies to ISS on NASA's Boeing Starliner tonight; 3rd time in space for Indian-origin astronaut

"I'm very proud of the teams who have worked really hard the last two and a half weeks to prepare f…

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A NASA astronaut, former SpaceX flight surgeon, and father of 2 says parenting is by far his hardest job

Anil Menon is a former SpaceX medical director, flight surgeon, and NASA astronaut. But his hardest…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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Meet the four astronauts who will steer India's Gaganyaan mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a visit to ISRO's Vikram Sarabhai Space Station on Tuesday, announ…

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Plants like lettuce could become very unhealthy if grown and eaten by astronauts in space, researchers find

Plants like lettuce, important for a balanced astronaut diet, become surprisingly hospitable to the…

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NASA is hiring astronauts for $152K a year. Here's how to stand out from the thousands of other applicants, according to the selection manager

NASA's manager for the astronaut selection program explains the hiring process and what to put on y…

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Sofia Vergara says her accent will never allow her to play a scientist or astronaut

The "Modern Family" star shared that she tried to get rid of her accent when she first moved to LA …

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Planned crewed launch of Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams on Boeing's Starliner spacecraft called off

NASA announced on social media platform X that the problem was identified with an oxygen valve on p…

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I tried the perfect space meal for astronauts, and it was surprisingly flavorful and easy to make

Scientists designed the perfect meal for astronauts based on NASA's guidelines for nutritional need…

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Remember Sunita Williams, Indian-origin astronaut who made history by going to space twice? She is all set to fly to space for the third time!

Wiliams will be tasked with conducting a series of tests to ensure the Starliner meets NASA's strin…

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NASA will pay 4 health-conscious 'astronaut-like' people to live inside a Mars simulation for 378 days. See if you qualify.

NASA opened applications for people to live a paid year in its CHAPEA Mars simulation. The job requ…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is about to fly people to space for the first time in 2 years. Here's why it took so long.

Jeff Bezos's space company Blue Origin hasn't launched a crew in nearly 2 years and that delay may …

Jessica Orwig   


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Elon Musk calls out Boeing's historic first crewed spaceflight, saying SpaceX beat them to the punch years ago

SpaceX flew its first NASA astronauts to the space station four years sooner and $1.6 billion cheap…

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China's hype video for its lunar base showed what looked like a NASA Space Shuttle lifting off, which it then realized and tried to fix

The CGI clip in the China National Space Administration was later blurred out in a state media vers…

Matthew Loh   


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Space exploration may unfortunately lead to erectile dysfunction, study finds

Researchers exposed a group of rats to simulated cosmic rays while their hind limbs were suspended …

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4 times NASA astronauts lost things in space

A NASA astronaut accidentally dropped a tool bag in space earlier this month. Turns out, it's not t…

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