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Space stations could wage war on hitchhiking bacteria with self-cleaning tech
Even in space, astronauts can’t escape from germs—but the European Space Agency wants to develop materials that can help tidy up the International Space Station.
After two failed attempts, Boeing’s Starliner will try again this week to reach the ISS
Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft has yet to make it to the International Space Station, but experts are optimistic about the third test flight.
SpaceX’s first paying ISS passengers say they’re not ‘space tourists’
The flight is the first mission to be fully staffed by private passengers.
After 355 days in space, an American astronaut rides home on a Russian capsule
In his last mission to space, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei makes a safe return to Earth on Russia's Soyuz spacecraft.
What an extraterrestrial archaeological dig could tell us about space culture
Instead of dirt, these researchers dug through thousands of photos to capture astronaut culture on the International Space Station.
Sorry, you can’t eat these popular foods on the International Space Station
Fizzy drinks, salt and pepper, and alcohol are some of the culinary items that don't make the safety cut for space travel.
Why space lettuce could be the pharmacy astronauts need
Plant-made medicines may one day help astronauts maintain dense bones.
There’s a lot we don’t know about the International Space Station’s ocean grave
The 450-ton station will follow a long line of retired spacecraft that have been laid to rest in the marine 'space cemetery.'
NASA has big plans for space farms
To be a good astronaut, you have to be a great gardener.
What happens if you get diarrhea in space?
Astronauts (both real and fictional) have to deal with a whole range of poop problems.