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Astronaut's spacewalking snap joins line of splashy space selfies

Few selfies are as dramatic as the ones taken in space. A NASA astronaut delivers a spacewalk selfie that includes himself, Earth and the International Space Station.

By February 23, 2015

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Astronauts take Christmas Eve spacewalk, make critical repair

But now they're home for the holidays -- home at the International Space Station, that is, after a high-stakes repair job clearing the way for reactivation of a critical coolant system.

By December 24, 2013

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NASA plans three spacewalks for crucial repairs on space station

After a faulty pump for the space station's cooling system goes on the fritz, astronauts must venture outside the station to replace the machine.

By December 17, 2013

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Buzz Aldrin's 1966 space selfie sells for $9,200

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin's groundbreaking selfie taken during a spacewalk goes up for auction and blows away its estimated minimum, by ten times.

By March 2, 2015

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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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Crew evacuated from part of space station after alarm sounds

NASA reports are all crew members are currently safe in the Russian section of the ISS, but work to determine the cause of the alarm is ongoing.

By January 14, 2015

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The ISS at night turns spooky

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has been silently drifting through the ISS while his colleagues sleep, photographing the eerie atmosphere.

By November 2, 2014

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Spur-of-the-moment spacewalk a first for NASA, space station

An impromptu spacewalk triggered by the sight of ammonia flakes drifting past a window of the International Space Station wraps up with a replaced pump and a plan for "additional detective work."

By May 11, 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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Spacewalking cosmonauts move cargo crane, attach shields

In a virtually trouble-free spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts move a cargo crane from International Space Station module to another, launch a small science satellite, and install debris shields on their command module.

By August 20, 2012