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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By September 2, 2014

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Two space veterans named to yearlong station flight

To collect data on how the human body reacts and adapts to the space environment, a NASA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut will spend a full year aboard the International Space Station.

By November 26, 2012

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Russians say they intend to establish permanent moon bases

At Washington meeting between heads of national space agencies, Russia puts down a moon marker.

By May 23, 2012

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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 November 8, 2013

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Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space station

Fulfilling a lifelong dream, singer Sarah Brightman has booked a seat on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft for a 10-day visit to the International Space Station.

By October 10, 2012

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Soyuz blasts off for space station with three-man crew

An all-veteran threesome rocketed into orbit today, kicking off a two-day flight to catch up with the International Space Station. Docking is expected Friday morning.

By December 19, 2012

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Year in space challenging but doable, astronaut says

Spending a full year in the cramped confines of the International Space Station poses psychological and physical challenges, but two crewmen set for launch in 2015 are ready to go.

By December 5, 2012

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How to hitch a ride to space (for your satellite)

Earth2Orbit will sell you the right to have your small satellite stow away on an Indian launch vehicle.

By January 25, 2011

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Russians prep Soyuz for launch to International Space Station

Two-and-a-half months after a dramatic launch failure, Russian engineers ready a closely inspected Soyuz spacecraft for launch to the space station, the program's first manned flight in the post-shuttle era.

By November 13, 2011

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Russian cargo rocket lost in rare launch mishap

Russian engineers are trying to find out what caused an unmanned Soyuz rocket to shut down before reaching orbit, sending 2.9 tons of space station cargo crashing back to Earth.

By August 24, 2011