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All traditions are scrapped: Keeping coronavirus off the ISS

Space station astronauts are experts at quarantines

The next challenge for getting to Mars: What happens to the human body in space

Our technology is nearly ready to go to Mars. But are we?

Crops in space: ISS-grown lettuce given the green light

Astronauts on longer missions will be able to enjoy meals with “space lettuce”

ISS gets a new research platform, Bartolomeo, attached to its exterior

The platform's first experiment will look at plasma and space weather

How to watch SpaceX launch its 20th resupply mission to the ISS on Friday

A Dragon spacecraft will be launched from Cape Canaveral

Resupply mission to International Space Station aborted due to sensor error

The launch has been delayed until Thursday, February 13, at the earliest due, to forecasts of poor weather.

How to watch Northrop Grumman launch its 13th resupply mission to the ISS

An unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft will carry 8,000 pounds of supplies and research hardware to the ISS.

International Space Station upgrade brings near-real-time communication

The ColKa antenna is a high-speed link from the Columbus module to the ground

Watch record-breaking astronaut Christina Koch return to Earth on Wednesday

Koch and two of her colleagues will depart the ISS, finishing stays of between 201 and 328 days in space.

Take a tour of the space station from the comfort of your own sofa

Ever wondered what it's like to stay on the space station? This fascinating tour should give you a good idea.

ISS astronauts succeed in fixing $2 billion ‘unserviceable’ instrument

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) was installed in 2011 and was only intended to operate for three years.

Astronauts discover how to bake the perfect cookie in space

Future astronauts heading to Mars and beyond will likely be baking chocolate chip cookies during the trip.

Space Station gets the Lego treatment in wonderfully detailed design

An intricate Lego version of the International Space Station will launch on February 1 priced at just $70.

Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk to replace space station batteries

This will be the second spacewalk together in the past week for astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch

SpaceX’s Dragon craft is departing the ISS on Tuesday: Here’s how to watch

This week SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft will depart from the International Space Station carrying 3,600 lbs of cargo and perform a splashdown into the Pacific Ocean.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch breaks record for longest spaceflight

Koch has been in space for 289 days, after arriving on the ISS on March 14. She participated in the first all-female spacewalk earlier this year.

ISS receives new hardware for the coolest experiment in the universe

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have taken custody of new hardware for the Cold Atom Lab, a particle physics experiment that can chill atoms down to almost absolute zero.

Meet CIMON-2: The floating A.I. brain that lives on the ISS

The International Space Station recently received its newest resident: an artificial intelligence-powered flying robot called CIMON-2. Here is how it promises to help astronauts as they work.

SpaceX delivers mice and a floating robot to the International Space Station

There are mice on the ISS! But it's OK, they're supposed to be there. They arrived on Sunday for research purposes, with a floating robot called CIMON-2 also part of the consignment.

NASA wants astronauts to light fires on the International Space Station

Lighting a fire always carries an element of risk. Doing it in microgravity on the International Space Station, approximately 250 miles above Earth's surface, is something else entirely.

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