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Astronaut twin Scott Kelley ends year in space, lands safely

Astronaut Scott Kelley and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have made it safely back to Earth after spending almost a year aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This represents one of the longest periods anyone has ever spent consecutively in space and will give scientists invaluable data on what effect such a …

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Live Q&A takes place with ISS astronaut

It’s been nearly 50 years since the iconic moon landings were watched by over 125 million people around the world and though the footage is hazy, it’s still a pretty amazing site to behold, considering the distances involved. While the International Space Station is much, much closer, we’ve clearly come …

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Singing astronaut announces his retirement

Chris Hadfield, the man that took humanising astronauts to a whole new level when he performed a beautiful cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” from the International Space Station, has announced that he will be retiring from the Canadian Space Agency after a 21 year career. Along with the well …

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Saluting Britain’s first official astronaut, Tim Peake

Tim Peake: a suitably epic name for an epic mission; he’s the first government sponsored British astronaut ever. While other Brits have exited earth’s atmosphere before, they’ve only ever done so as part of cooperatives with companies or other countries, or by making their way through the American space program. …

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