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Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

By 16 September 2014

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Billion-pixel Gaia camera to map galaxy in 3D

The European Space Agency successfully put its Gaia satellite into orbit, with the hopes of unrolling a stunning map of the Milky Way in 3D.

By 20 December 2013

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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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Solar eclipse chasers: Snapping shots at 44,000 feet

Photographer Ben Cooper joined a crew aboard a flight from Bermuda to chase the rare hybrid solar eclipse as it sped across the Atlantic Ocean toward western Africa.

By 10 November 2013

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SpaceX's Dragon capsule prepares to head home

The commercial craft will undock from the International Space Station tomorrow morning, as it looks to complete the first of at least 12 regularly scheduled supply missions.

By 28 October 2012

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Three-man Soyuz crew blasts off for space station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a crew of three rocketed into orbit today, kicking off a two-day rendezvous with the International Space Station. The mission will boost the lab's crew back to six.

By 24 October 2012

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SpaceX cargo ship takes off on commercial flight to station

In a milestone mission for NASA, SpaceX launched an unmanned commercially developed cargo ship on a flight to the International Space Station Sunday, the company's first under a $1.6 billion contract.

By 8 October 2012

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Spacewalking cosmonauts move cargo crane, attach shields

In a virtually trouble-free spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts move a cargo crane from International Space Station module to another, launch a small science satellite, and install debris shields on their command module.

By 21 August 2012

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Soyuz docks with space station, boosts crew back to six

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a cosmonaut, a NASA astronaut, and a Japanese engineer -- all space veterans -- docked with the International Space Station early Tuesday after a flawless rendezvous.

By 17 July 2012

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Japanese cargo ship launched on flight to space station

A Japanese cargo ship is on track for berthing at the International Space Station next week, carrying five tons of supplies and equipment, including a small research aquarium and other science gear.

By 21 July 2012