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NASA Hits Heat Shield Milestone For First Crewed Orion Mission [Video]

NASA Hits Heat Shield Milestone For First Crewed Orion Mission

NASA’s Orion spacecraft just hit a big milestone after technicians applied over 180 blocks of material, called AVCOAT, to its heat shield that’ll protect astronauts from temps of nearly 5,000°F.

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NASA releases decades-old footage of astronauts driving on the moon [Video]

NASA releases decades-old footage of astronauts driving on the moon

This ride is literally out of this world!

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Away Season 1 - Hilary Swank, Josh Charles, Talitha Bateman [Video]

Away Season 1 - Hilary Swank, Josh Charles, Talitha Bateman

Away Season 1 trailer - In the near future, a manned spacecraft is sent to Mars. For this high-stakes mission, a crew of elite astronauts are assembled from around the globe. They hail from the United..

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Mars-Bound Astronauts Should Layover at Venus, Scientists Say [Video]

Mars-Bound Astronauts Should Layover at Venus, Scientists Say

A group of researchers say spacecraft using Venus as a slingshot for a gravity assist would reduce energy and costs, and allow astronauts to go on shorter trips to Mars. In addition, crews could attain..

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Sculpture on the Moon Honors Astronauts Who Gave Their Lives for Space Exploration [Video]

Sculpture on the Moon Honors Astronauts Who Gave Their Lives for Space Exploration

The memorial was placed at the Apollo 15 mission landing site, honoring 14 NASA astronauts and USSR cosmonauts who passed away in the line of duty.

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Over $300,000 Pledged for NASA-Developed Outer Space Perfume [Video]

Over $300,000 Pledged for NASA-Developed Outer Space Perfume

Over $300,000 Pledged for NASA-Developed Outer Space Perfume If you’ve ever wondered what outer space smells like, a new Kickstarter campaign might have the answer you’re looking for. The..

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Watch Earth's 'boundary between night & day', captured by NASA astronaut [Video]

Watch Earth's 'boundary between night & day', captured by NASA astronaut

A NASA astronaut shared images of Earth from space. Bob Behnken captured the 'boundary between night & day'. Behnken has shared many Earth images, like the Saharan dust cloud. Behnken is aboard the..

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Sleeping in Space Looks a Little Claustrophobic [Video]

Sleeping in Space Looks a Little Claustrophobic

In the weightlessness of space, astronauts need to be creative to get some shut eye. Watch astronauts get ready for bed on the International Space Station.

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Hands On The Dell XPS 17; A Glove That Translates Sign Language | Digital Trends Live 7.1.20 [Video]

Hands On The Dell XPS 17; A Glove That Translates Sign Language | Digital Trends Live 7.1.20

On Digital Trends Live today: Ciara Pressler is here for Work / Life discussing resume tips and tricks and filling in gaps; Computing Editor Luke Larsen has his hands on the Dell XPS 17; Caleb Denison..

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smells like space [Video]

smells like space

smells like space

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Watch Live! Astronauts Chris Cassidy & Bob Behnken Spacewalk At The ISS To Replace Old Batteries [Video]

Watch Live! Astronauts Chris Cassidy & Bob Behnken Spacewalk At The ISS To Replace Old Batteries

Astronauts Chris Cassidy, the commander of Expedition 63, and Bob Behnken, who arrived at the ISS a month ago aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon with Douglas Hurley, will carry out Wednesday’s spacewalk..

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NASA Launches ‘Lunar Loo Challenge,’ Calling for Moon Toilet Designs [Video]

NASA Launches ‘Lunar Loo Challenge,’ Calling for Moon Toilet Designs

NASA’s calling on inventors to design a toilet that works in microgravity and lunar gravity. Bonus points are given to ideas that capture vomit without making astronauts put their heads in the..

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Watch Live! NASA Astronaut Spacewalk To Replace ISS Batteries [Video]

Watch Live! NASA Astronaut Spacewalk To Replace ISS Batteries

The two astronauts getting suited and booted for the trip outside will be NASA’s Chris Cassidy, commander of the current Expedition 63, and Flight Engineer Bob Behnken, who arrived at the ISS at the..

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'US flag will be first on Mars': Trump's ambitious target after SpaceX launch [Video]

'US flag will be first on Mars': Trump's ambitious target after SpaceX launch

Donald Trump set an ambitious space target for the United States of America. During an event in Phoenix, Arizona, the US President said that the nation would be the first to plant its 'beautiful' flag..

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NASA names HQ after 'hidden figure' Mary W. Jackson [Video]

NASA names HQ after 'hidden figure' Mary W. Jackson

NASA's headquarters in Washington D.C. will be named after Mary W. Jackson. She was a mathematician and aerospace engineer who was part of a group of women who helped get astronauts into space.

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In Neil Armstrong's footsteps [Video]

In Neil Armstrong's footsteps

Fifty years ago, astronauts landed on the moon – but first, they landed here

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NASA’s First Artemis Astronauts Will Trek 10 Miles on the Moon [Video]

NASA’s First Artemis Astronauts Will Trek 10 Miles on the Moon

When NASA astronauts head to the moon on the first crewed Artemis mission, they won’t have a rover, which means they’ll be hoofing it.

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Pulsars Could Act as ‘Cosmic Lighthouses’ to Guide Astronauts [Video]

Pulsars Could Act as ‘Cosmic Lighthouses’ to Guide Astronauts

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NASA Goddard researchers: Still much to learn from Apollo 11 mission 50 years later [Video]

NASA Goddard researchers: Still much to learn from Apollo 11 mission 50 years later

This week marks 50 years since Apollo 11 blasted off, speeding toward the moon, and the memories are still inspiring those at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. An adventure began 50..

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Virgin Galactic, NASA Team Up to Take Private Citizens to the ISS [Video]

Virgin Galactic, NASA Team Up to Take Private Citizens to the ISS

Virgin Galactic has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to train private astronauts and coordinate trips to take them to the International Space Station.

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Apple Stores Open & Close; K-pop & TikTok Users Stifle Trump Rally | Digital Trends Live 6.22.20 [Video]

Apple Stores Open & Close; K-pop & TikTok Users Stifle Trump Rally | Digital Trends Live 6.22.20

On Digital Trends Live today: Founder of Pet Plate, Renaldo Webb, discusses its fresh to consumers pet food delivery service; Cut your grocery shopping down by growing produce at home with Rise Gardens..

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How Do Astronauts Sleep In Space? [Video]

How Do Astronauts Sleep In Space?

Astronauts need sleep just like everybody else, but have you ever wondered how they do that on board the International Space Station?

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International Space Station Getting New Toilet This Year [Video]

International Space Station Getting New Toilet This Year

Currently, astronauts are using a toilet from the 1990s that's especially clunky for women. But NASA's new toilet system is designed for humans' comfortable space travel experience, like to the Red..

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Unbelievable! movie [Video]

Unbelievable! movie

Unbelievable! movie trailer - Plot synopsis: Three astronauts and their Puppet Companion Captain Kirk Stillwood, return to earth to find everyone has been transformed into an exotic killer plant-alien..

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Hey Moon, Fight Me: Patrick Wilson Signs On To Roland Emmerich's Moonfall [Video]

Hey Moon, Fight Me: Patrick Wilson Signs On To Roland Emmerich's Moonfall

In his time, director Roland Emmerich has made plenty of ridiculous disaster movies featuring Godzilla, aliens, and giant spiders. Now, Gizmodo reports Emmerich has cast Aquaman's Patrick Wilson to..

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Before Mars, astronauts should swing by Venus, experts believe

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History-making astronauts aboard the International Space Station discuss return to Earth

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NASA adds more safety fixes for Boeing’s crew capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has added more safety fixes for Boeing’s space capsule before it can fly astronauts following a pair of close calls during last year’s test flight. In closing out..
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Hilary Swank Is a Very Lonely Astronaut in First Teaser for Netflix Space Drama ‘Away’ (Video)

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Elon Musk and other competitors rushed to support Rocket Lab after the startup's founder apologized for losing 7 satellites in a launch failure

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· Rocket Lab, a private spaceflight firm in New Zealand, failed to deliver seven satellites to orbit following a launch on Saturday. · Company founder and CEO Peter Beck publicly apologized on..
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'I am incredibly sorry that we failed': Rocket Lab's 13th space mission didn't reach orbit on Saturday, losing 7 small satellites in the process

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· Rocket Lab, a private spaceflight company that launches smaller payloads from New Zealand, failed to deliver seven satellites to orbit on Saturday. · The company's Electron rocket failed when its..
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NASA Designed Perfume Captures Smell Of Outer Space

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NASA's 'smell of space' could soon be available as a perfume

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NASA Astronauts Take Another Spacewalk to Change Batteries

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The said spacewalk is part of a series of power upgrades that have been done in the ISS since January 2017. During the upgrades, nickel-hydrogen batteries are replaced with lithium-ion. Astronauts..
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Astronauts perform 2nd spacewalk to swap station batteries

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts performed their second spacewalk in under a week Wednesday to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station. Commander Chris Cassidy and Bob..
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NASA Needs A Toilet That Works In Microgravity And Lunar Gravity

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