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International Space Station

Short Science, June 2, 2013

A Russian spaceship took a shortcut to the International Space Station this past week, delivering a veteran cosmonaut, a rookie Italian astronaut and an American mother on her second flight to the outpost in less than six hours.

Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 2:44am

American, Russian, Italian blast off into space in Soyuz rocket

A Soyuz carrying an American, Russian and Italian blasted off on Wednesday for a six-hour trip to the International Space Station, where the new crew will spend six months conducting a variety of experiments.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

First music video recorded in space? Brought to you by our favourite tweeting astronaut

Commander Chris Hadfield leaves the International Space Station after five months with a fitting tribute

14 May 2013 - 1:01pm

Astronaut's 'Space Oddity' farewell

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has marked his upcoming departure from the International Space Station by singing a cover version of David Bowie's classic song Space Oddity recorded on the orbiting laboratory.

14 May 2013 - 3:30am

What happens when you cry at zero gravity, and answers to other questions about living in space

In his latest dispatch from the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us what happens when you feel like you just need to let it all out.

10 Apr 2013 - 5:52pm

Briefs, March 4, 2013

Passwords reset after Evernote cyber attack

CALIFORNIA - Evernote, a web-based note-sharing service, said it was resetting the passwords of its 50 million users after hackers breached its network, accessing usernames, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords. The attack "follows a similar pattern" to other cyber attacks in recent weeks, it said. Reuters


4 Mar 2013 - 5:13am

SpaceX capsule arrives at International Space Station

A privately-owned unmanned US space capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing to the space outpost food, scientific materials and other crucial equipment.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Nasa brings bounce to outer-space living

Nasa is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome “metal cans” that now serve as astronauts’ homes in space with inflatable bounce-house-like habitats that can be deployed on the cheap.

17 Jan 2013 - 11:46am

Year in space to test effects on astronauts' mind and body

Two veteran spacefarers have been chosen to spend a year aboard the International Space Station - many times longer than the usual tour of duty - as part of research into the physiological effects of long stays in space.

The work will feed into American and Russian plans to send people to Mars, which would require astronauts to be in harsh conditions for several years at a time.

9 Dec 2012 - 4:01am

Briefs, November 20, 2012

FARC rebels announce truce amid peace talks

20 Nov 2012 - 11:29am