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Mouse Study Shows Immune Systems Genetically Compromised by Spaceflight
The astronauts launching on space shuttle Atlantis this afternoon will experience fatigue, muscle and bone-density loss, and a host of...
As Atlantis Preps for Final Launch Tomorrow, Hope Lingers That It May Not Be the Last
The Space Shuttle Atlantis is prepped for its final launch on Friday, when it will embark on a 12-day mission...
What’s It Like to Film IMAX 3D In Outer Space?
Using a specially-modified 3D camera, Atlantis astronauts filmed their delicate repair of the Hubble telescope. This is how they did it
A Look Inside NASA’s Custom Hubble Repair Toolkit
Fixing the most advanced telescope in space requires more than a trip to Home Depot
Inside the Atlantis Launch
On the occasion of the shuttle program's "crowning achievement," PopSci talks to the people who make it go up
Shuttle Sustains Liftoff Damage
The shuttle's heat shields get nicked as the new mission signals the end of an era
One Step Forward, One Step Back
When NASA’s space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on Friday, June 8, it will be carrying a 400-year-old metal cargo tag...
Look Back in Awe
Space Shuttle: Just for the wow of it, an onboard shuttle cam lifts off.