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In the frame: Airlock with Enzo Tedeschi

Enzo Tedeschi and his partner Julian Harvey pioneered the crowdfunded film in Australia with The Tunnel. We catch up to talk film-making, crowdfunding and his latest project, Airlock.

By 5 December 2013

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By 28 July 2014

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Cosmonauts set for Olympic torch relay spacewalk

The Olympic torch arrived on the International Space Station, but how will it do during a spacewalk?

By 9 November 2013

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Astronauts take Christmas Eve spacewalk, make critical repair

But now they're home for the holidays -- home at the International Space Station, that is, after a high-stakes repair job clearing the way for reactivation of a critical coolant system.

By 25 December 2013

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Scientists make a Mini Mars to mimic Red Planet dust

Martian dust can wreak havoc with sensitive equipment, so researchers have created a chamber that lets them simulate the Martian surface -- dust and all -- before that equipment heads to the Red Planet.

By 26 March 2014

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Olympic torch sprints among the stars

Two cosmonauts pass the Olympic torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station as it orbits some 260 miles above Earth.

By 10 November 2013

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows off his spacesuit waltz

Aboard the International Space Station, Commander Hadfield explains how he inspects the safety of his spacesuit.

By 6 April 2013

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ISS commander Chris Hadfield takes to Reddit from space

Current commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield has taken to Reddit for an Ask Me Anything Q&A session from space.

By 18 February 2013

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Astronauts replace space station coolant pump

Spacewalkers replace faulty ammonia pump aboard International Space Station, allowing engineers to begin re-activating critical coolant loop.

By 17 August 2010

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Spacewalk cut short by spacesuit CO2 buildup

A problem with the carbon dioxide removal system in astronaut Chris Cassidy's spacesuit forces flight controllers to terminate a space station battery replacement spacewalk.

By 23 July 2009