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'Space pups' on Earth bred from mouse sperm stored on the ISS

SPACE TRAVELLERS: Freeze-dried sperm that was stored in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for nine months has been used to produce healthy mice pups on Earth.

3 hours ago from ABC Science

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Busted data box draws astronauts into emergency spacewalk

Astronauts have conducted exactly 200 spacewalks in their ongoing upkeep of the International Space Station, but when Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer step out on Tuesday, the maneuver ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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NASA lab's life-saving work

Some NASA missions fundamentally change the world of science or help win Nobel prizes, but only one helps save thousands of lives worldwide every year.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA reveals stunning new Cassini image of Enceladus

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has sent back a stunning new view of Saturn’s moon Enceladus – an icy world now known to contain nearly all of the ingredients to support life.

12 hours ago from Daily Mail

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‘Space Aggressors’ Train US Forces for Extraterrestrial Conflict

Elite military units specialize in mock space warfare, as Russia and China develop anti-satellite weaponry. Credit: US Air Force/2nd Lt. Darren DomingoIn a large, tin-roofed ...

11 hours ago from Discovery News

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Cold War data reveals impact of nuclear tests on space weather

The Cold War may have been over for a quarter of a century, but its effects that reached far beyond just geopolitics are still being uncovered. One case in point is a NASA study that ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Gizmag

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Titan’s riverbeds show a terrain built more like Mars than Earth

Saturn’s largest moon resembles Earth with its rivers and mountains, but it came by its topography very differently - and could still be active today

Thu 18 May 17 from Newscientist

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Charles Lindbergh Made Flight History 90 Years Ago, Changing Aviation Forever

American aviator Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean on May 21, 1927, without stopping.

Sun 21 May 17 from Livescience

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Sotheby's to Auction Apollo 11 Moon Rock Bag Used for First Lunar Sample

An Apollo 11 lunar sample bag that was the focus of a legal dispute is set for what could become a record sale. Sotheby's will auction the pouch at its July 20 space exploration sale.

17 hours ago from SPACE.com

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Saving time in space

Working inside the International Space Station is sometimes like assembling complex furniture but with the tools and paper instructions continually floating out of reach. Astronauts also face ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Phys.org

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