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Topic - Russian Space Station Mir
The International Space Station regained contact with NASA controllers in Houston after nearly three hours of accidental quiet, the space agency says.
Astronauts have a down-to-Earth problem that could be even worse on a long trip to Mars: They can't get enough sleep. And over time, the lack of slumber can turn intrepid space travelers into drowsy couch potatoes, a new study shows.
Neil Armstrong inspired millions with his moonwalk. Can a feisty robotic rover exploring Mars do the same for another generation? With manned missions beyond the International Space Station on hold, the spotlight has turned on machines.
NASA turned over space shuttle Discovery on Thursday to the Smithsonian Institution, the first in its orbiter fleet to be transferred to a U.S. museum.
A dead NASA satellite will soon fall to Earth, but the space agency says there is very little chance that a piece of it will hit someone.