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Soyuz Flying Over Seoul at Night

Featured near the center of this night photograph, taken by one of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, is Seoul, South Korea.

Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency watches the April 20 approach of the SpaceX Dragon to the International Space Station, as photographed by one of the Expedition 39 crew members onboard the orbital outpost.

Close Up View As Soyuz Arrives

The Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft's docking probe is seen just after separation from the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:05 p.m. EDT Sunday, in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning more than 3,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station.

Expedition 39 Crew Returns to Earth

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Tuesday after 188 days in space, during which they orbited Earth more than 3,000 times and traveled almost 79.8 million miles.

The UK Space Agency has launched an exciting competition for school children between the ages of 7 and 14 to design a British-inspired, balanced and exciting meal for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to eat during his 6 month mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

On Sunday, April 20, 2014, the Expedition 39 crew aboard the International Space Station welcomed nearly two-and-a-half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the station with the arrival of the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft.

Monday's launch attempt of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, loaded with nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station's Expedition 39 crew, was scrubbed due to a helium leak on the Falcon 9 first stage. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT if the issue can be resolved.

New Crew Launches to Space Station

Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:17 p.m. EDT Tuesday (3:17 a.m. on March 26 in Baikonur).

ESA's space freighter ATV Georges Lemaitre, set for launch this summer,will test new rendezvous sensors in space as it approaches the International Space Station.

A stationary camera onboard the International Space Station took this picture of the Japanese HTV-4 cargo spacecraft as it entered Earth's atmosphere on Sept. 7, 2013 subsequently burning up.

NASA's built and is sending a set of high-tech legs up to the International Space Station for Robonaut 2 (R2), the station's robotic crewmember.

Before we address today's space policy issues, it must be understood that the core problem with the America's "space program" has been with us since the Apollo program "space race" began in earnest in the early 1960's. As such, we need to look through the lens of history.

Astronauts floating weightlessly in the International Space Station may appear carefree, but years of research have shown that microgravity causes changes to the human body.

More CubeSats Deployed From ISS

The deployment of miniature satellites from the International Space Station continued Thursday.

Flying over East Asia, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) took this night image of the Korean Peninsula.

Moon Setting Over Earth As Seen From ISS

@Astro_Wakata: The moon setting on the blue earth atmosphere. pic.twitter.com/ZyTVD5ockm

A new fleet of 28 small satellites, called Flock 1, may help provide a perspective of Earth to people like never before.

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and Goddard Center Director Chris Scolese congratulated the Goddard team recently for progress in development of the James Webb Space Telescope.

‏@Astro_Wakata: Feb 1 Crescent moon rising from the Earth atmosphere

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