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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Zero-G

    Astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, Expedition 9 NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, 'juggles' fresh fruit in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. The weightless environment of space proves to be an ideal location for some tasks not so easily accomplished in Earth's gravity.

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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Zero-G

    Astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, Expedition 9 NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, 'juggles' fresh fruit in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. The weightless environment of space proves to be an ideal location for some tasks not so easily accomplished in Earth's gravity.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/09

    On August 1, almost the entire Earth-facing side of the sun erupted in a tumult of activity. This image from the Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the C3-class solar flare (white area on upper left), a solar tsunami (wave-like structure, upper right), multiple filaments of magnetism lifting off the stellar surface, large-scale shaking of the solar corona, radio bursts, a coronal mass ejection and more.

  • Astronauts on ISS get first look out of new 'room with a view'

    Astronauts on ISS get first look out of new 'room with a view'

    Astronauts aboard the ISS were 'moved to tears' Wednesday when they looked outside a new cupola for the first time.