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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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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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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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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

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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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Olympic torch sprints among the stars

Two cosmonauts pass the Olympic torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station as it orbits some 260 miles above Earth.

By November 9, 2013

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Finally, a how-to for washing your hair...in space

Astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates her techniques for personal hygiene from the neck up aboard the International Space Station.

By July 10, 2013

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Retiring astronaut Hadfield calls 'Space Odyssey' most realistic sci-fi

Preparing to jettison from the Canadian Space Agency, Chris Hadfield reflects on Kubrick's epic film and his youth on a corn farm watching "Star Trek" reruns.

By June 10, 2013

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Justin Bieber to go where no teen singer has gone before

The latest to sign up for Virgin Galactic's fun ride into space is Justin Bieber. He's taking his manager with him. What can this mean?

By June 6, 2013