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Russian supply capsule misses rendezvous with ISS, now spinning out of control

Holding three tons of food and other supplies, the unmanned Progress 59 spacecraft has lost touch with ground control and a video shows it now spinning in orbit.

By 29 April 2015

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This is what boarding the ISS looks like

See Scott Kelly, Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko board the International Space Station, which two will call home for a full year, and get a warm greeting from crewmates already there.

By 2 April 2015

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Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By 20 March 2015

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Virtual-reality startup wants to blast you to the ISS and beyond

Imagine being able to strap on the Oculus Rift face rig and explore the vast, infinite bounds of space. That's what a startup called SpaceVR hopes to accomplish, starting with the ISS.

By 21 January 2015

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ISS astronaut needs a wrench, NASA successfully 'emails' him one

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station needed a socket wrench, so NASA engineers emailed him designs for 3D-printing one. What a world we're living in.

By 20 December 2014

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The ISS gets its Zero-G 3D printer

The International Space Station has received its 3D printer, installed in its Microgravity Science Glovebox to move towards self sufficiency.

By 18 November 2014

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Watch a glorious timelapse supercut of Earth from the ISS

Using high-definition NASA footage, a filmmaker has compiled a film made from timelapsed snippets of Earth as seen from the ISS.

By 7 November 2014

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Discussing the E.T. cartridges dug out from a landfill on Tomorrow Daily

Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.

By 6 November 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.

By 6 November 2014

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The ISS at night turns spooky

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has been silently drifting through the ISS while his colleagues sleep, photographing the eerie atmosphere.

By 3 November 2014