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NASA reveals new spacesuits designed to fit men and women

These two new spacesuits will help the space agency put astronauts back on the surface of the Moon, enhance their mobility, and keep them safe along the way. (Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky) NASA ...

5 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Virgin Galactic unveils commercial space suits

The date for the world's first commercial space flight is not even confirmed yet, but future passengers' Star Trek-like outfits are ready and waiting.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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SpaceX seeking many more satellites for space-based internet grid

SpaceX wants spectrum access for nearly four times as many satellites as originally planned for its high-speed internet constellation, the company and a UN agency confirmed Wednesday.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Space station's 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

The International Space Station's two women are prepping for the first all-female spacewalk.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Clock ticks as SpaceX builds craft for NASA

Two weeks ago, the head of NASA seemed sick of waiting for SpaceX and Boeing Co. to finish developing the capsules that are supposed to carry U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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The Russian who could have been first to Moon

Alexei Leonov, who died on Friday, could have been the first human to land on the Moon.

Mon 14 Oct 19 from BBC News

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Mars InSight's 'mole' is moving again

NASA's InSight spacecraft has used its robotic arm to help its heat probe, known as "the mole," dig nearly 2 centimeters (3/4 of an inch) over the past week. While modest, the movement is significant: ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Galactic cosmic rays could have produced Titan’s sand dunes

Challenging conventional wisdom, study suggests the dunes formed through centuries of slow irradiation. Richard A Lovett reports.

8 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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NRL launches space weather instrument on NASA satellite

A U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) instrument aboard NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite will deliver unprecedented information to help scientists investigate how both ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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'One small nibble for man': 3-D printer makes meat in space

The prospect of astronauts tucking into a roast dinner has grown slightly closer after a successful experiment used a 3D printer to create meat on the International Space Station.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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