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Take a tour of Earth from aboard the ISS

Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio take a tour of the cities of Earth from the International Space Station's observation Cupola.

By September 4, 2014

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

By September 2, 2014

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Help identify these city nightscapes shot from the ISS

Over 300,000 photos of Earth at night have been snapped by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Now, a crowdsourcing project aims to identify and geotag the spectacular shots.

By August 22, 2014

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Spectacular ISS shots of cities at night (pictures)

A crowdsourcing effort is underway to catalog over 300,000 images of Earth at night taken from the International Space Station. Here's a gallery of the best shots of our planet's nocturnal side.

13 Images By August 22, 2014

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Sea plankton found on the outer surface of the ISS

Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.

By August 20, 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

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Stellar moments from ISS' 15 years in space

The first section of one of the biggest cooperative construction projects in history was launched in 1998. We look back at 15 historic moments from the International Space Station's first 15 years.

By November 20, 2013

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.

By April 18, 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 January 29, 2014

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UrtheCast cameras to live-stream Earth views from ISS

UrtheCast is poised to offer free, near-real-time views of our big blue marble from the point of view of the International Space Station.

By November 25, 2013