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Skylab: America's first space base

NASA marks 40th anniversary of the space science outpost Skylab.

By May 12, 2013

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NASA celebrates the 40th anniversary of Skylab (pictures)

From Earth and sun observations to the evaluation of man's ability to live for long durations in space, Skylab paved the way for every mission that followed.

25 Images By May 12, 2013

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Skylab space station launched: Tech Time Machine

The International Space Station orbits around Earth every 92 minutes, carrying a clutch of astronauts along with it. Without earlier space stations, such as the US' Skylab and Russia's Mir, mankind may not have had a permanent station in space.

By May 13, 2012

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Google Doodle honors 'father of industrial design'

The search giant's latest Doodle celebrates the 120th birthday of designer Raymond Loewy.

By November 5, 2013

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Heads up! 'Space Ferrari' set to fall back to Earth

A European gravity-mapping satellite will soon go out in a blaze of glory, which could be coming to an ocean or field (and hopefully nowhere else) near you.

By September 25, 2013

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Yes, we could build a real-world 'Elysium,' eventually

The film starring Matt Damon and a really, really big space station hits theaters this weekend. Crave's Eric Mack speaks to one of the folks behind humanity's biggest space station about how far off a real-world "Elysium" might be.

By August 9, 2013

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NASA satellite soon to return to Earth... in pieces

There's a 1 in 3,200 chance that a piece of space debris will hit someone, according to reports.

By September 8, 2011

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Opportunity keeps on truckin' past 30 km milestone

Opportunity rolls past the 30 kilometer mark en route to the ginormous Endeavour Crater.

By June 3, 2011

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Space leaders, crew mark Gagarin anniversary

On golden anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's trail-blazing flight, space station crew joins space leaders, cosmonauts, and astronauts to remember birth of manned space flight.

By April 12, 2011

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Study suggests better exercise needed for astronauts

Astronauts returning to Earth after long-duration space missions may be unable to cope with emergencies because of muscle loss, but more intense exercise could counteract the problem.

By August 18, 2010