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U.S. astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk

18 Oct 2019

Two NASA astronauts made space history on Friday, completing the first spacewalk by an all-woman team when they stepped outside the International Space Station. | Video

U.S. astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk

18 Oct 2019

Oct 18 U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) on the first all-female spacewalk.

NASA eyeing inflatable space lodges for moon, Mars and beyond

17 Oct 2019

LAS VEGAS When astronauts orbit the moon or live on its surface in the decade ahead, they will probably be doing so inside inflatable space lodges now in development. Dozens of NASA officials and veteran astronauts are wrapping up a review of five space habitat mockups built by different companies. The mockups offer the U.S. space agency ideas for an ideal Gateway - the planned research outpost in lunar orbit that will house and transfer astronauts to the surface of the moon.

NASA unveils new spacesuit prototypes for missions 

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON NASA on Tuesday showed off two new spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts, signaling development of a crucial component to the space agency's accelerated drive to return to the moon by 2024. | Video

Ten years after 'suicide' mission, NASA thirsts for lunar water

09 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON A decade after NASA sent a rocket crashing into the moon's south pole, spewing a plume of debris that revealed vast reserves of ice beneath the barren lunar surface, the space agency is racing to pick up where its little-remembered project left off.

Elon Musk unveils new Mars rocket prototype, expects missions in months

30 Sep 2019

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company's newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centrepiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans to the moon and Mars. | Video

REFILE-U.S. builds alliances in 'wild, wild west' of space - general

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 The new U.S. Space Command is working with allies in the “wild, wild west” of space and will harden future satellite networks against attacks, the unit’s top general said, as the Trump administration reorganizes its military space bureaucracy.

Who calls the tunes in space, Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut 

17 Sep 2019

LOS ANGELES Brad Pitt traded laughs on Monday in a call to the International Space Station with a NASA astronaut, who somersaulted during the zero-gravity interview ahead of this week's release of the actor's new film, the space thriller "Ad Astra." | Video

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