Elon Musk unveils prototype for SpaceX astronaut suit with Crew Dragon capsule

Elon Musk wants to win the race with Boeing to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station, and today he unveiled our first full look at the prototype for the SpaceX astronaut spacesuit.

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To drink coffee in space, NASA astronauts have to 'suck the balls'

As if being in space wasn’t hard enough on an astronaut’s body, they’re forced to drink coffee in a ghastly manner. By making balls and then sucking on them.

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NASA just showed off its 12 newest astronauts that will venture into deep space

HOUSTON — NASA introduced 12 new astronauts on Wednesday (June 7), who will train for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space.

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Astronauts restore space station to full health in quick repair spacewalk

NASA astronauts sped through an urgent spacewalk on May 23 to replace a malfunctioning computer relay box outside the International Space Station, completing the trip outside in 2 hours and 46 minutes.

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NASA to rely on commercial partners for deep-space exploration

Responding to mounting criticism over inadequate funding and technical planning for sending astronauts to Mars, NASA leaders say they are counting on commercial participation as one means toward a sustainable strategy to explore the solar system over the next two decades.

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NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

Three astronauts from the International Space Station have successfully landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan — two from Russia and one from the United States.

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Going to space is a real pain in the back

A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new study.

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Astronauts finish 5-hour spacewalk despite water found in helmet

Astronauts on the International Space Station completed a spacewalk Sunday despite the appearance of water inside an astronaut’s helmet, NASA reported.

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