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This is what boarding the ISS looks like

See Scott Kelly, Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko board the International Space Station, which two will call home for a full year, and get a warm greeting from crewmates already there.

By April 1, 2015

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Saturn steals the moon's place in stunning city view

What if it were Saturn's rings or Jupiter's red spot coming up over the horizon? Russia's space agency imagined what life on such a parallel planet (or moon) might be like.

By January 23, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Russian Soyuz rockets into space on delayed station flight

In blizzard-like conditions, a Russian Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying two cosmonauts and a NASA astronauts on a two-day flight to the International Space Station.

By November 13, 2011