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Space station's flying droids embrace Google smartphone tech

The free-flying Spheres, inspired by "Star Wars" and now aided by Google's Project Tango, will handle more of the mundane tasks for astronauts.

By 21 May 2014

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Space lettuce! Astronauts to grow greens on space station

Fresh salads may soon be on the menu for astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they try out a new zero-gravity greenhouse.

By 16 April 2014

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Watch gorgeous HD video from the space station

Earth-o-vision! Live-streaming cameras mounted to the International Space Station are now beaming down an impressive video feed to folks back on Earth.

By 8 May 2014

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ISS-Above glows when the space station orbits near you

Get alerts anytime the International Space Station flies over your location, so you can wave, send a tweet, or run outside to see it at night.

By 30 January 2014

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NASA plans three spacewalks for crucial repairs on space station

After a faulty pump for the space station's cooling system goes on the fritz, astronauts must venture outside the station to replace the machine.

By 18 December 2013

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Crew safe as cooling system problem plagues Space Station

All on board are OK, but NASA says part of the ISS' cooling system has failed and the space agency is trying to figure out a solution.

By 12 December 2013

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First 3D printer that works in zero gravity set to launch

Silicon Valley startup Made In Space shoots for the moon with a 3D printer that's heading for the International Space Station. CNET's Sumi Das explains how this could mark the beginning of a new era in space exploration and possibly space colonization.

By 20 September 2014

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3D printer heading to space could enable lunar exploration

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon have a new high-tech tool at their disposal. CNET's Sumi Das visits Made In Space, the startup that's developed a 3D printer which works in microgravity, allowing crews to print tools, parts and more on demand.

By 20 September 2014

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What Earth looks like from space in 4K

European astronaut Alexander Gerst is aboard the International Space Station equipped with a camera capable of recording in 4K. This beautiful video captures Earth's majesty in Ultra HD.

By 10 September 2014

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Man finds rock by river (it's a piece of space station Mir)

A Massachusetts man discovers a strange-looking green rock on the banks of the Merrimack River. He later discovers there's a reason it looks a bit unusual.

By 16 June 2013