Tag Archives: International Space Station

Electron microscope heads for the final frontier

SHORELINE, Wash. — Running a startup out of your garage may sound like a tech cliche, but for Voxa CEO Chris Own, it’s routine. What’s not routine are the breadbox-sized electron microscopes that are sitting in Own’s garage, and in the … Continue reading

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Astronaut lands after setting a record for women

NASA astronaut Christina Koch struck a joyful note today after finishing up 328 days in space aboard the International Space Station, a stay that has gone into the history books as the longest spaceflight made by a woman. Get the news … Continue reading

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Axiom wins NASA’s OK for habitat on space station

Houston-based Axiom Space has won NASA’s nod to attach a commercial habitation module to the International Space Station by as early as 2024. The “Axiom Segment” of the space station is designed to connect to the station’s Harmony node and … Continue reading

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SpaceX rehearses Dragon’s worst-case scenario

With a fiery flash and volleys of cheers, SpaceX and NASA today rehearsed something they hope will never happen: a catastrophic rocket failure at the worst time in the launch of a crewed mission to the International Space Station. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Mighty Mice splash down aboard SpaceX Dragon

A troop of muscle-enhanced mice was among more than 3,500 pounds of experiments and equipment  that came back to Earth today when a robotic SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at the end of a monthlong resupply mission to … Continue reading

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A new endurance record for women in space

Every day for the next six weeks, NASA astronaut Christina Koch will be setting a new women’s record for continuous time in space. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Starliner makes flawless landing after flawed flight

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space taxi made a flawless automated landing in New Mexico today, marking the end of an orbital test flight that was cut short due to a glitch with the craft’s timing system. Because of the glitch, NASA … Continue reading

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