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Another Historic Week in Space

William Shatner, the actor most known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise, has become the oldest human to visit space.

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Russian film crew shot 30 hours of material on their 12-day trip to the space station

A Russian film crew was getting reacclimated to life on Earth on Tuesday after a landmark first-ever motion picture shooting session aboard the International Space Station.

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Russian film crew back on Earth after shooting first movie in space

A Russian film crew making the first movie in space returned to Earth on Sunday after spending nearly two weeks at the International Space Station.

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Watch LIVE Landing Coverage for Russian Cosmonaut, Actress, Producer from the International Space Station (ISS)

Coverage of the crew’s farewells, undocking, and landing will air live at the following times (all EDT): 4:15 p.m. – Farewells (at about 4:35 p.m.); 9 p.m. – Soyuz undocking and a replay of hatch closure (undocking at 9:14 p.m.); 11:15 p.m. – Deorbit burn (11:42 p.m.) and landing (12:36 a.m.).

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A Russian spacecraft pushed the space station out of position and sent astronauts into emergency mode – again

A Russian spaceship fired its thrusters and briefly pushed the International Space Station out of position on Friday morning.

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The First Film in Space

Nearly 60 years after the USSR beat the United States to Space with the Sputnik satellite, another space race is heating up.

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Russian cosmonauts conduct spacewalk despite smoke, alarm on space station

The spacewalk began Thursday at 10:51 a.m. ET, with live coverage available on NASA’s TV channel and website, and is expected to last six hours and 30 minutes.

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Russian cosmonauts conduct first of 11 spacewalks for new space station module

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov conducted a spacewalk Friday to prepare the new Nauka module for operations on the International Space Station.

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Russian cosmonauts find new cracks in ISS module

Russian cosmonauts have discovered new cracks in a segment of the International Space Station that could widen, a senior space official said on Monday, the latest in a series of setbacks.

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New satellite images show Russia may be preparing to test nuclear powered ‘Skyfall’ missile

New satellite images obtained by CNN show Russia may be preparing another test of its nuclear-powered cruise missile, known as “Skyfall”– a controversial weapon that is designed to defeat US defense systems.

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A Chinese satellite seems to have collided with a piece of a Russian rocket in March – the first big space crash in a decade

A chunk of an old Russian rocket appears to have crashed into a Chinese satellite in March.

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NASA slams Russian claims US astronaut drilled a hole in the ISS

NASA has hit back at Russian claims a US astronaut drilled a hole in the International Space Station in 2018 to force an early return to Earth due to a psychological crisis.