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NASA astronaut’s blood clot in space gets treated by doctor on Earth

NASA astronaut’s blood clot in space gets treated by doctor on...

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NASA It was like Grey's Anatomy in microgravity. A NASA astronaut developed a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis - DVT) in the jugular vein partway through a long-term mission on the International Space Station. The space agency called in University of North Carolina doctor Stephan Moll, a blood-clot expert, to help develop a treatment plan for…
ISS astronauts to check remote regulated rovers

ISS astronauts to check remote regulated rovers

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The Analog-1 Interact rover located near the European Space Research and Technology Centre in the Netherlands is controlled by a surrogate astronaut based at the European Astronaut Center in Germany. The cones mark out a route that the rover has to follow to get to the sample site. European Space Agency Astronauts aboard the International…
NASA eyes Mars site where astronauts can reach water ice with a shovel

NASA eyes Mars site where astronauts can reach water ice with...

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This map shows the presence of water ice on Mars. "Cool colors are closer to the surface than warm colors; black zones indicate areas where a spacecraft would sink into fine dust; the outlined box represents the ideal region to send astronauts for them to dig up water ice," said NASA. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA may be…
Moon-bound NASA astronauts get clever sleeping bags for snoozing in area

Moon-bound NASA astronauts get clever sleeping bags for snoozing in area

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NASA astronauts will use these cozy sleeping bags on the way to the moon and back. NASA Astronauts gotta catch some zzzs. NASA plans to send Artemis-mission astronauts to the moon and back by 2024. The multi-day journey means the crew will need to get comfy and stay rested while traveling. NASA's Orion team just showed…
Watch NASA astronauts set up a dock adapter on the ISS throughout spacewalk

Watch NASA astronauts set up a dock adapter on the ISS...

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The International Space Station above the Earth. NASA The International Space Station is getting a new docking adapter. Astronauts worked to install a port for Boeing and SpaceX commercial crewships during a spacewalk Wednesday that started at 8:27 a.m. PT, CBS News reported. The spacewalk is supposed to take about 6 and a half hours to…
NASA astronauts will develop Adidas shoe parts on the ISS

NASA astronauts will develop Adidas shoe parts on the ISS

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Astronauts on the ISS got a delivery of Adidas soccer balls earlier this year. Adidas Astronauts conduct all sorts of experiments on the International Space Station. They grow lettuce, 3D-print meat and watch mice race around. Soon they will be creating shoe parts for Adidas.  This gadget will let astronauts make Adidas Boost mid-soles in…
Astronauts make cement in area for the very first time

Astronauts make cement in area for the very first time

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European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst works on an experiment aboard the International Space Station looking into how cement reacts in space. NASA In the future, when humans live in and visit space, they're going to need places to stay and work. That calls for durable infrastructure such as concrete. For the first time, astronauts…
Astronauts simply printed meat in area for the very first time– and it might alter the method we grow food in the world

Astronauts simply printed meat in area for the very first time–...

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Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station just printed meat in space for the first time. On September 25, the Israeli food-tech startup Aleph Farms loaded a spacecraft with vials of cow cells. When the cells arrived at the space station, cosmonauts fed them into a 3D printer, which produced thin steaks. The experiment is…
NASA is recruiting new astronauts as it aims for the moon and Mars

NASA is recruiting new astronauts as it aims for the moon...

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You could be chosen to go to the moon or Mars. NASA NASA is about to open applications for its next generation of astronauts, the space agency announced Tuesday. With 48 astronauts currently in its active corps, NASA says it needs more to crew its Artemis missions ahead of its goals to reach the moon…
Getting Astronauts To Mars Easier Than Magellan’s Journey Across Pacific, Says Historian

Getting Astronauts To Mars Easier Than Magellan’s Journey Across Pacific, Says...

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Lisbon’s Tower of Belem is so well-placed on the side of Portugual’s Tagus river that one can easily ... [+] imagine its historical use as a defensive tower. Bruce Dorminey In these extraordinary times, when the globe’s usual movement of people and planes has suddenly been shut down, it’s easy to wonder if we’ll ever…

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