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UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training
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UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has selected the first Arab woman to train as an astronaut, as the…
Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight
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Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX’s first private flight…
Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth
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Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth

NASA’s Christina Koch returned to Earth safely Thursday having shattered the spaceflight record for female astronauts after almost a year…
NASA unveils flexible, one-size-fits-all space suits
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NASA unveils flexible, one-size-fits-all space suits

Bye bye to bunny hops: when US astronauts next touch down on the Moon, expect them to walk almost as…
Hard soil, big jumps and epiphanies: what it’s like on the Moon
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Hard soil, big jumps and epiphanies: what it’s like on the Moon

Twelve American men walked on the Moon between 1969 and 1972, with most describing in great detail their experiences on…
New SpaceX astronaut capsule successfully launched on ISS test mission
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New SpaceX astronaut capsule successfully launched on ISS test mission

NASA and SpaceX celebrated the successful launch Saturday of a new astronaut capsule on a week-long round trip to the…
First Emirati astronaut to launch into space
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First Emirati astronaut to launch into space

Russian space agency Roscosmos announced on Thursday that the date of the first Emirati astronaut’s flight to the International Space…
Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth
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Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth

Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for…
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