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Spacewalking Cosmonauts Prime Space Station for New Laboratory
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Two cosmonauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Monday (June 24) to prepare the orbiting outpost for the arrival of a new Russian laboratory later this year. Clad in bulky Orlan spacesuits, cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and …

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Olympic Torch (But Not Olympic Flame) Headed To Space
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The president of Russia's Sochi 2014 Olympic Committee could hardly contain himself — although Twitter contained him to 140 characters at a time: "Our ambition to conquer Space 1st time ever in the Olympic history becomes reality," Dmitry Chernyshenko …

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Supermoon Shines Over Washington Monument | Space Wallpaper
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A supermoon climbed its way to the top of the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Washington as seen in the amazing space wallpaper. This year the supermoon is up to 13.5 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a typical full moon is.

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Russian Cosmonauts Begin Spacewalk Outside Space Station
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Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station today (June 24) to begin a six-hour spacewalk to test and upgrade systems on the orbiting lab's exterior. Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and his crewmate Alexander Misurkin …

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Russian astronauts take spacewalk at space station
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Two space station astronauts are taking care of a little maintenance outside their orbiting home. Russian flight engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin floated out of the International Space Station on Monday …

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Inseparable | Space Wallpaper
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Looking towards the constellation of Triangulum (The Triangle), in the northern sky, lies the galaxy pair MRK 1034 as seen in this space wallpaper. The two very similar galaxies, named PGC 9074 and PGC 9071, are close enough to one another to be bound …

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