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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

As you watch football today, you might be interested the know tha the International Space Station's length and width is about the size of a football field.

An Apple in Space

A fresh apple floating freely near a window in the Cupola of the International Space Station is featured in this image.

Cosmonauts Working In Space

Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, Expedition 38 flight engineer, in a Russian Orlan spacesuit, participates in EVA in support of assembly and maintenance on the ISS.

Ants in Space

In the International Space Station's Destiny laboratory, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio, Expedition 38 flight engineer, uses a video camera to photograph the Ant Forage Habitat Facility which will study ant behavior and colonization in microgravity.

NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, Expedition 38 flight engineer, performs in-flight maintenance on combustion research hardware in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station in this image taken on Dec. 30, 2013.

Cygnus Spacecraft Docks With Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station Sunday used a robotic arm to capture and attach the Cygnus supply spacecraft, which carried dozens of new science experiments from across the country and the world to the orbiting laboratory.

Space Station Solar Panels - And The Sun

A tiny representation of the sun sneaks through between a truss-based radiator panel and a primary solar array panel on the Earth-orbiting International Space Station.

Cosmonauts Working In Space

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov (right), Expedition 38 commander; and Sergey Ryazanskiy, flight engineer, attired in Russian Orlan spacesuits.

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