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Astronaut's lunar heartbeat lives on in Lennon cover

To honor the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, a singer adds sounds of Neil Armstrong's heart, plus "sounds of Venus" recorded by Voyager, to a John Lennon song.

By July 20, 2014

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NASA aims tubes at astronaut's eyes

Does this just-released image from NASA document the first cybernaut or is it something far more sinister (or way more innocuous)? The simplest problems can have complicated solutions in space.

By April 9, 2014

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NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

In the return of human space flight for the US, NASA awards both private aerospace companies a combined total of $6.8 billion.

By September 16, 2014

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Astronaut drives rover on Earth -- from space

Traveling in orbit at over 17,000 miles per hour, an ESA astronaut maneuvers a remote-controlled vehicle in the Netherlands to demonstrate "space Internet."

By August 11, 2014

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Fruit fly astronauts set to live for generations in space

Some tiny astronauts are scheduled to fly up to the International Space Station to help scientists model the effects of long-term space exposure on humans.

By July 9, 2014

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How NASA feeds its astronauts (pictures)

CNET Road Trip 2014 traveled to NASA's Food Lab in Houston to see how the space agency develops and produces the food its astronauts eat in space.

11 Images By July 7, 2014

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How NASA trains astronauts 40 feet underwater

Before they get to the Space Station, astronauts spend hours at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in for a visit.

By July 6, 2014

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Training astronauts 40 feet deep (pictures)

Most astronauts headed to the International Space Station practice their missions in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Lab. CNET Road Trip 2014 got poolside to see how it's done.

26 Images By July 6, 2014

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Why astronauts get blurry vision in space

Space is not kind to the human body. This video reveals exactly what happens to the eyes in zero-g.

By June 17, 2014

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ISS astronauts watch the World Cup -- in space

The 2014 World Cup is being beamed up to space, where astronauts Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson, and Alexander Gerst keep up on the action.

By June 17, 2014