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Algae survive heat, cold and cosmic radiation

In a long-term experiment on the International Space Station, Fraunhofer researchers studied how the extreme conditions in space affect algae. Fraunhofer conducted this experiment in close cooperation with German and international ...

dateFeb 01, 2017 in Biotechnology
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SpaceX shuffles Falcon 9 launch schedule

SpaceX announced Sunday (Jan. 29) a significant shuffle to the Falcon 9 launch schedule, saying that a key NASA mission to resupply the space station is moving to the head of the line and will now be their first mission to ...

dateJan 31, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Japan 'space junk' collector in trouble

An experimental 'space junk' collector designed to pull rubbish from the Earth's orbit has run into trouble, Japanese scientists said Tuesday, potentially a new embarrassment for Tokyo's high-tech programme.

dateJan 31, 2017 in Space Exploration
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