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First steps: ISS's 'Robonaut' gets new legs for Easter
Robonaut R2, the first robotic humanoid working on the International Space Station, has finally received its legs. The ‘present’ to R2, delivered by a SpaceX rocket, marks one more milestone in space humanoid robotics.

21.04.2014 07:10

NASA discovers most Earth-like planet in 'Habitable Zone'
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday.

17.04.2014 18:51

NASA set to unveil latest spacesuit design - with public's help
Anticipating its astronauts will soon encounter unprecedented environs in space, NASA is set to unveil the new Z-2 spacesuit for deep-space exploration. Public voting on three Z-2 prototypes closes Tuesday evening.

15.04.2014 00:34

'Blood Moon' is here: Rare lunar eclipse to be visible from Earth
For the first time in more than two years, Americans will have a chance to see a total lunar eclipse – an event made even more exciting by the fact that a very rare “blood moon” will also be viewable in the sky.

14.04.2014 18:13

​Backup ISS computer breaks down, requiring possible spacewalk
A reserve computer mounted on the International Space Station’s hull has stopped working. As it will be needed as soon as Wednesday, when the station is to receive a cargo spacecraft, crewmembers may have to perform a spacewalk to replace it.

12.04.2014 08:47

No politics in space: ISS example of what Russia, US can achieve working together
The International Space Station is an example of what Russia and the US can accomplish by working together, US astronaut Michael Hopkins told RT, adding that the cooling relations between Moscow and Washington over Ukraine isn’t felt in space at all.

11.04.2014 19:44

​Classified US satellite blasts off from Cape Canaveral
An American satellite with a mystery payload has successfully launched from the NASA spaceport in Florida, leaving amateur observers guessing about the nature of its contents.

10.04.2014 22:35

NASA offers explanation for Mars mystery light
After a recent photograph of Mars ignited speculation that the Red Planet was home to intelligent life, NASA has come out with several different explanations for the mysterious light captured by the agency’s rover.

10.04.2014 19:54

Mars Rover's 'mysterious light' photo causes wild speculations about alien life
A new photograph from NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover appears to showcase a strong artificial light emanating from the planet’s surface, igniting speculation that the beacon suggests there is intelligent life on the Red Planet.

08.04.2014 18:47

NASA spacecraft to rock dark side of the moon
A NASA spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon for months is set to conclude its mission, with a bang when it smashes into the far side of the celestial body later this month.

06.04.2014 12:48

NASA releases sensational solar flare footage (VIDEO)
A spectacular mid-level solar flare was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which released stunning footage of the looping whip of fire.

06.04.2014 09:31

'Russians, Americans alike disappointed by NASA’s decision to halt cooperation in space'
If political conflict on the ground between the US and Russia stretches into outer space cooperation it could put lives at risk as well as scientific progress that's been a result of friendly relations, a former director of Johnson Space Center told RT.

04.04.2014 02:17

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