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British Astronaut to Queen Elizabeth II: Happy Birthday from Space!
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In fact, the royal revels reach all the way into space. Astronaut Tim Peake, the U.K.'s first crewmember on the International Space Station, celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday by making the ultimate birthday card in orbit and posting it …

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British astronaut Tim Peake running London Marathon from space
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British Astronaut Tim Peake will undoubtedly have an out-of-this-world running time when he completes the London Marathon this Sunday. As thousands of runners prepare to run in London on Sunday, Peake will be running the 26.2 mile course from a …

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Astronaut Scott Kelly Is Psyched About The Private Space Industry
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NEW YORK — The man who spent a year living in space couldn't be happier to welcome Silicon Valley to the final frontier. “It helps NASA do more deep space exploration-type missions,” astronaut Scott Kelly told The Huffington Post on Saturday, more …

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German astronaut inducted to International Space Hall of Fame
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Thomas Reiter, newest inductee into the International Space Hall of Fame, was honored at the New Mexico Museum of Space History on Saturday. Reiter is a retired Brigadier General with the German Air Force and was an astronaut with the European Space …

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Appetizing space tacos are yet another incentive to become an astronaut
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NASA doesn't always offer the most appetizing menu, but its tacos might be worth the trip outside Earth's atmosphere. Astronaut Tim Kopra, who is currently commander of the International Space Station, tweeted a photo of a delicious-looking breakfast …

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British astronaut set to run London Marathon — from space
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The 44-year-old astronaut said he's glad he's had plenty of time to get used to the International Space Station treadmill. One of the biggest challenges, he said, is the harness he wears to keep his feet on the treadmill in weightlessness: It tends to …

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