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3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to Bake Cookies With New Test Oven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Forget reheated, freeze-dried space grub. Astronauts are about to get a new test oven for baking chocolate chip cookies from scratch. The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station — scheduled for liftoff this weeke...
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First All-Female Spacewalking Team Makes History

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. As NASA astronauts Chri...
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US, Russian Astronauts Safe After Emergency Landing

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A booster rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian toward the International Space Station on Thursday, forcing their emergency — but safe — landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan. "Thank God the crew...