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The breathtaking video of the International Space Station shows the comet Neowise flying past Earth

The unique comet Neowise was already there taken by astrophotographers around the world. But Earth isn’t the only place the comet is visible – astronauts aboard the International Space Station are pampered with their own cosmic firecrackers as the comet roams the sky all July. Since Neowise Survived his trip around the sun on July 3rd and made his way …

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NASA is upgrading its Deep Space Station in Australia

From time to time, all structures require upgrades, especially those that ensure our communication with space. In March, NASA started such upgrades on the Deep Space Network, the agency’s interplanetary switchboard that enables communication with our robotic spacecraft. CONNECTION: NASA’s VOYAGER 2 probe enters the interstellar space 41 years after launch One of the largest antennas in the network – …

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Astronauts celebrate July 4th from the space station

American astronauts on the International space station celebrate Independence Day from space. In a video released on July 2, two days before July 4 – the independence day holiday in the United States – NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley thought of vacation from space. Cassidy, commander of Space Station’s current Expedition 63, first introduced the three …

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Astronaut Doug Hurley tweets a picture of the American flag from the International Space Station

Astronaut Doug Hurley tweeted a picture of the American flag from the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday to celebrate the nation’s independence and the July 4th holiday. “I wish everyone in the US a happy 4th of July from @Space_Station,” he tweeted, adding an American flag emoji to the message. CNN SLIGHTS MOUNT RUSHMORE AS “MONUMENT OF TWO SLAVE …

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The astronaut of the space station loses the mirror during the spacewalk

Astronaut Chris Cassidy in 2013. Shamil Zhumatov / Getty Images During routine maintenance of the International space station, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy accidentally added to Space junk already floating around our planet. When Cassidy replaced a large 194-kilogram battery on the outside of the International Space Station, a small mirror on his space suit broke off and floated away, CNN …

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The International Space Station gets a brand new toilet

Here you can see a prototype of the new Universal Waste Management System with urine tanks. NASA Nobody can hear you blush in space. But that doesn’t mean that the International Space Station doesn’t deserve a toilet worthy of an astronaut’s piss break. The International Space Station is getting a new toilet this year. NASA’s Universal Waste Management System (UWMS) …

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Exotic fifth state of matter on the space station

Scientists have created an exotic form of matter in the unique microgravity environment on board the International Space Station and are using it to explore the quantum world, according to a new study. There are four states of matter in everyday life – gases, liquids, solids and plasmas. However, there is also a fifth issue – Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs)that scientists …

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Crew Dragon will likely support a longer stay in the space station

WASHINGTON – SpaceX’s spacecraft Crew Dragon is orbiting enough to give NASA confidence that the mission can last until August, an agency official said on June 9. Ken Bowersox, the acting associate administrator for human research and operations at NASA, reported an online meeting of two National Academies’ committees that NASA has been on the Demo 2 mission with NASA …

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