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Face of northern Alaska pitted by tundra fire

...over the Brooks Range, the Anaktuvuk River fire burned for three months, leaving a scar visible from the International Space Station. The charred area was larger than Cape Cod.While northern Alaska's treeless terrain has not seen a repeat...
Astronaut completes spacewalk right before setting US record

...planet.Kelly found himself repeatedly wiping away excess grease while lubricating the snares on the tip of the International Space Station's big robot arm. The job was sloppier and more time-consuming than expected, and couldn't be completed...
Nation and World
Astronauts getting new picture books

...excited about science.The latest bundle of picture books, mostly about space, is scheduled to rocket to the International Space Station in just over a month, joining five bedtime stories already there. The astronaut readings are posted online...
Nation and World
Bezos' space company to build, launch rockets

...remains grounded following a launch explosion in June. NASA is its biggest customer, buying supply runs to the International Space Station and eventual taxi flights for astronauts.Tuesday's announcement drew Florida Gov. Rick Scott and other...
Nation and World

...He's sharing the voyage with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko; the two experienced fliers arrived at the International Space Station in March and won't return to Earth until next March."It's a big milestone," Kelly said, "but I'm...
Nation and World
Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit

...from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Lost with the rocket was a capsule packed with supplies for the crew on the International Space Station.In this whodunit, there are clues pointing to pressure problems in the second stage's liquid oxygen tank...
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Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces safety barrier in Japan the beginning," said Tomotaka Takahashi, creator of Kirobo, the boy-like humanoid that went on the International Space Station."It's truly pathetic when ridiculous regulations get set up, based on irrelevant and negative predictions...
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Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...confirmed by the Senate to be surgeon general.Five years ago: Shuttle Endeavour arrived to a warm welcome at the International Space Station, delivering a new room and observation deck. Former Congressman Charlie Wilson, a Texas Democrat whose funding...
Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

KETCHIKAN - It takes approximately eight minutes and 52 seconds for a shuttle carrying astronauts to the International Space Station to get to space, according to astronaut Steve Swanson, who visited Ketchikan earlier this month. A shuttle...
Astronaut brings tales of NASA to Fairbanks shuttles Endeavor and Discovery in 1996 and 2000 respectively. In 2004, Chiao led Expedition 10 to the International Space Station, where he and his crew spent more than six months orbiting the Earth.Last week, Chiao made several speaking...


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