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Russia launches fresh crew to ISS on fast-track journey

Two cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut blasted off on a fast-track journey to the International Space Station Wednesday, in the first such launch aboard a Russian capsule since SpaceX's game-changing debut manned flight from ...

NASA and SpaceX hope for manned mission to ISS in early 2020

SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule prove conclusive, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Thursday.

SpaceX capsule on big mission to return to Earth (Update)

Crew Dragon, the new space capsule built by SpaceX, left orbit Friday to dive into the atmosphere for a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean—the final and most dangerous phase of a demonstration mission for NASA.

Cells adapt ultra-rapidly to zero gravity

Mammalian cells are optimally adapted to gravity. But what happens in the microgravity environment of space if the earth's pull disappears? Previously, many experiments exhibited cell changes – after hours or even days ...

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