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Better Futures is a new event series produced by Liftport Group which aims to bring together space community leaders to discuss space topics of interest.

By Dale Skran, NSS Chair of the Executive Committee On April 17th the final Cargo Resupply Services 1 mission to the ISS soared off the

The Twin Study propelled NASA into the genomics era of space travel. It was a ground-breaking study comparing what happened to astronaut Scott Kelly, in

BEAM was pressurized May 28 on the International Space Station, where it will remain attached for a two-year test period. The module measured just over

By Alyssa Samson Like a page out of a sci-fi novel, balloon-like rooms might be the future of space habitation. On Friday, April 8th, SpaceX

More than an astronaut, from May 22, 1962: “Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter, prime pilot for the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) flight, is seen in Hanger S

NASA took a significant step Friday toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station with its first mission order from Hawthorne, California based-company SpaceX

By Gary Barnhard & Uma Shri Verma Being in space and looking down at the Earth, astronauts are hit with an astounding reality: our planet

The Falcon 9 launch by SpaceX to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 14th highlights the importance of the ISS in furthering space development

From Dale Skran, Deputy Chair, NSS Policy Committee: One of the major foci of the NSS Policy Committee has been and continues to be supporting

The Russian National Anthem, presented Friday, February 7, at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremonies. At about 1:45, cosmonauts Sergei Krikalev, Yelena Serova, Svetlana

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver announced January 16 a newly planned addition to the International Space Station that will use the orbiting laboratory to test

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People residing and working in space, space settlements, or on long-duration space flights will need to produce infrastructures and food to maintain healthy lifestyles. The

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