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Enhanced Diet May Help Astronauts Adapt to Spaceflight

How does a diet purposefully packed with nutrients affect the immune system, the gut microbiome, and nutrition of astronauts? Researchers seek answers.

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NASAs SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions after Return to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer questions at 3:45 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 6, about their historic mission on the International Space Station and return to Earth.

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NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.

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Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the ...

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 26, 2021

During the week of April 26, crew members aboard the International Space Station conducted research on self-assembling colloid structures, the role of gravity in controlling human movement, and flame behavior in microgravity.

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Top Things to Know about Space Station Crew Handovers

With new flights to the International Space Station on U.S. commercial spacecraft through NASAs Commercial Crew program, the station is transitioning from indirect to direct crew handovers. What does this mean?

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How Does Spaceflight Change Food Appeal?

In space, lost appetites can have serious consequences. A NASA study investigates “menu fatigue” to help better design food systems for multi-year missions.

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NASA Updates Live Coverage of Agencys SpaceX Crew-1 Return to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is now targeting a return to Earth at 11:36 a.m. EDT Saturday, May 1, in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.

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NASA Astronaut Paints a Picture of Success Growing Plants in Space

Astronauts on the International Space Station recently enjoyed a fresh supply of leafy greens, thanks in large part to the efforts of Expedition 64 crew member Michael Hopkins.

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Crew-1 Astronauts Advance Research Aboard the International Space Station

After six months aboard the International Space Station, Crew-1 returns home on April 28, 2021. The four crew members -- NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi -- will travel back to Earth inside a ...

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