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NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan (left) and Christina Koch (right) are suited up in US spacesuits before beginning a seven-hour spacewalk to upgrade the station's batteries, October 6, 2019. In the center, NASA Flight Engineer Jessica Meir and Commander Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency assist.

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk is finally happening on Thursday or Friday — here’s how to watch it live

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have a new date for their first spacewalk together. Their mission: replace a faulty 230-pound battery unit.
A space craft named "Soyuz MS-15" takes off for the International Space Station with meat cells onboard.

Astronauts just printed meat in space for the first time — and it could change the way we grow food on Earth

A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano tweeted this image of the team gathered for a celebratory dinner in the Russian Zvezda module, the food preparation area of the International Space Station.

An adorable photo shows 9 astronauts and cosmonauts hanging out in the International Space Station. Here’s why the orbiting lab was so crowded.

The International Space Station has held up to 13 people in the past. Three of the astronauts who were up there this week returned to Earth Thursday.
This view of Honopū Valley, located in Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, is something you'll only see on an Apple TV — and now, your computer.

Apple used helicopters and drones to film stunning 4K screensavers for the Apple TV — here’s how to get them on your computer

Apple used drones, helicopters, and the International Space Station to film screensavers for the Apple TV, and there's a way to get them on your Mac.

9 moonshot ideas that became real-life innovations, from driverless cars to birth-control pills

Virtual reality was introduced in science fiction. The inventor of DNA fingerprinting didn't believe he had created it at first.
Ekaterina Dmitriev with a life-size cut-out of her new husband, Yuri Malenchenko, after her satellite wedding.

The story of the first ever space wedding, when a woman on Earth married a cardboard cutout of her astronaut boyfriend while he watched on from the In...

Yuri Malenchenko was on the ISS in his spacesuit with another astronaut playing the wedding march on a keyboard as he wed his wife, who was on earth.
Former New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski, skier Lindsey Vonn and others react as they get slimed during the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2019 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. July 11, 2019.

SpaceX is sending Nickelodeon slime, an Adidas soccer ball, and 5,500 other experiments and supplies to space

Slime will be delivered to the International Space Station via SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket to promote interest in STEM for grade school students.
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

From peeing in a ‘roll-on cuff’ to pooping into a bag: A brief history of how astronauts have gone to the bathroom in space for 58 years

A variety of makeshift solutions have been sent into space, including bags, roll on cuffs, diapers, strappy toilet seats, and $19 million commodes.
Raikoke volcano on the Kuril Islands in the north Pacific Ocean erupts.

Astronauts in space photographed a giant volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean

The Raikoke volcano in the Pacific erupted after being dormant for 95 years. The ash plume was so large that satellites could see it from space.
NASA plans to open up the International Space Station to tourists and, to an even larger degree, commercial activity.

NASA is opening the space station to $35,000-a-night visits. A tourist who paid Russia $30 million to get there a decade ago says it’s a ‘...

Richard Garriott, who spent two weeks visiting the space station in 2008, said NASA used to fight the idea of private ISS visitors.