NASA Study In Hawaii Paving Way For Human Travel To MarsA group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars.
Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Battery Work Outside StationAstronauts went spacewalking Friday to hook up fancy new batteries on the International Space Station's sprawling power grid.
Christmas Delivery At Space Station, Courtesy Of JapanChristmas gifts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, courtesy of Japan. A Japanese cargo ship pulled up at the orbiting lab four days after launching.
Japan Launches Much-Needed Supplies To Space StationA Japanese capsule blasted off with much-needed supplies for the International Space Station on Friday, a week after a Russian shipment was destroyed shortly after liftoff.
SpaceX Dragon Heads Back To Earth With Station Science, GearA SpaceX Dragon capsule is on its way back to Earth with a load of science experiments and gear.
NASA Continues Splashdown Tests, This Time With DummiesNASA says it's simulating a splashdown of its Orion spacecraft, this time with crash test dummies, as it prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.
Scientists Looking For Invisible Dark Matter Can't Find AnyScientists have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form.
Twitter Lights Up With 95th Birthday Wishes For John GlennJohn Glenn is being showered with birthday recognition. The first American to orbit the Earth was trending on Twitter on Monday as he turned 95.
SpaceX Successfully Launches ISS Docking Port For NASASpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
International Space Station Makes 100,000th Orbit Of EarthOne-hundred-thousand laps around Earth, and the International Space Station is still sailing right along.
Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, A Cosmic 1stForget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions.
Texas-Resident Scott Kelly Reunited With Relatives After Year In SpaceAh, there's nothing like a blast of fresh, frigid air to welcome you back to the planet after nearly a year cooped up in space. That's the word from astronaut and Texas-resident Scott Kelly.

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