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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 09/13

    Apollo 9 Command/Service Modules nicknamed "Gumdrop" and Lunar Module, nicknamed "Spider" are shown docked together as Command Module pilot David R. Scott stands in the open hatch. Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart, Lunar Module pilot, took this photograph of Scott during his EVA as he stood on the porch outside the Lunar Module in 1969.

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  • A traffic jam in space? Space station set to host nine astronauts.

    Three of the six current space station crew members moved a Soyuz spacecraft to a new docking port Friday to make room for another spaceship, which is set to arrive on Thursday with three additional astronauts

  • How to shave your head in space: astronaut video

    NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy recently demonstrated the fine art of shaving your head in space. It's more complicated than you might think.

  • Why US astronauts are celebrating Thanksgiving early

    Three American astronauts will host a Thanksgiving dinner for their three Russian crew mates aboard the International Space Station on Nov. 24 because half of the crew returns to Earth Thursday.

  • Veterans Day in space: Space Station astronauts pay tribute to a fallen hero

    Veterans Day in space: Space Station astronauts pay tribute to a fallen hero

    Veterans Day: On board the International Space Station, a pair of US astronauts salute a Medal of Honor recipient. The astronauts, both veterans themselves, take time on Veterans Day to remember those who have and are serving in the US military.

  • Russian Soyuz rocket launches three new crew toward space station

    Russian Soyuz rocket launches three new crew toward space station

    A trio of spaceflyers, including one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off for the International Space Station tonight onboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 09/13

    Apollo 9 Command/Service Modules nicknamed "Gumdrop" and Lunar Module, nicknamed "Spider" are shown docked together as Command Module pilot David R. Scott stands in the open hatch. Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart, Lunar Module pilot, took this photograph of Scott during his EVA as he stood on the porch outside the Lunar Module in 1969.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/10

    The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light years from Earth, are shown in this composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), the Hubble Space Telescope (gold), and the Spitzer Space Telescope (red).The collision, which began more than 100 million years ago and is still occurring, has triggered the formation of millions of stars in clouds of dusts and gas in the galaxies. The most massive of these young stars have already sped through their evolution in a few million years and exploded as supernovas.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/03

    In this x-ray photo provided by NASA, the sun is shown early in the morning of Aug. 1. The dark arc near the top right edge of the image is a filament of plasma blasting off the surface - part of the coronal mass ejection. The bright region is an unassociated solar flare. When particles from the eruption reach Earth on the evening of Aug. 3-4, they may trigger a brilliant auroral display known as the Northern Lights.

  • Soyuz spacecraft moves to new docking port

    Soyuz spacecraft moves to new docking port

    Soyuz spacecraft took a short flight outside the International Space Station Monday to move to a new docking port, after delay.

  • In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 06/24

    This composite image shows N49, the aftermath of a supernova explosion in the Large Magellanic Cloud.