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November 23, 2014
Soyuz TMA-15M launches international air force crew to space station

Following the flight path symbolized on their spacesuits' mission patch, three crewmates for the International Space Station launched for a five and a half month stay on board the orbiting outpost.


November 21, 2014
Disney's 'Frozen' snowman to 'let it go' as zero-g doll on space station ship

Do you want to launch a snowman? That is perhaps the question and paraphrased song line that Anton Shkaplerov's daughter may have asked her cosmonaut father about the Disney "Frozen" Olaf doll she suggested he fly to the space station.


November 20, 2014
Parking space: Gemini spacecraft lands at auction, escapes parking ticket

A metal mockup of a Gemini space capsule used by NASA for ground tests is set to sell at auction for more than $20,000 — parking fees not included. The 9.5-foot-tall (3-meter) spacecraft narrowly avoided a parking ticket on its way to the sale.


November 17, 2014
Historic comet landing lands on Royal Mail postmark

The first spacecraft to land on a comet has earned a stamp of approval in the UK. Mail delivered in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland have been stamped with a postmark celebrating the historic landing by the European Space Agency's Philae probe.


November 14, 2014
Philae falls silent: European comet lander goes to sleep as its power runs out

"I am feeling a bit tired, did you get all my data? I might take a nap." And with that, the European Space Agency's Philae probe, the first craft in history to land on a comet, went to sleep.


November 14, 2014
First Hasselblad camera in space sells for $275K (exclusive interview with buyer)

The first Hasselblad camera to be flown into space has sold at auction for $275,000 to a UK collector who says in some respects the artifact was a bargain. The historic camera's new owner spoke with collectSPACE.com in an exclusive interview.


November 13, 2014
ESA's Philae probe 'bounced' twice during historic comet landing

The first space probe to touch down on the surface of a comet did so three times before it came to rest in the shadow of a cliff. The photographs returned by ESA's Philae probe confirm it is on the comet but where exactly it landed after bouncing is not yet known.


November 12, 2014
'Philae is on the comet!' ESA probe makes historic first landing on comet

A small European space probe has become the first manmade object in history to touch down on the surface of a comet. Philae, the European Space Agency's lander, fell to the comet's surface after a suspenseful, seven-hour descent.


November 12, 2014
Orion on the pad: NASA rolls out next-gen space capsule for first test flight

NASA's first space-bound Orion has arrived at the launch pad, where it will lift off on an uncrewed test flight in support of the space agency's plans for future astronaut missions beyond Earth orbit.


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November 13, 2014
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Bobby Livingston, vice president of RR Auction in the North End, was disappointed that he couldn't find a place near his office to set down a nine-foot-tall space pod that he's putting up for bid online this week.

 
November 8, 2014
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Space Artifact Auction To Benefit Future Astronauts
NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Robert Pearlman, editor of collectSPACE, about an auction of space artifacts. Among the collectibles are objects from Neil Armstrong's estate.

 
November 1, 2014
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Shuttle monument dedicated during Titusville ceremony
Facing a crowd next to an eight-ton stainless steel space shuttle emblem, astronaut Bob Crippen reminisced about his NASA spaceflight career that started in April 1981.

 
October 30, 2014
The Moscow Times

Russian Cosmonauts Unveil 2018 World Cup Logo
The official logo of the 2018 World Cup was unveiled Tuesday night by Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station, before being projected onto the ivory facade of Moscow's Bolshoi Theater.

 
October 20, 2014
New Yorker

Alan Bean Plus Four
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October 19, 2014
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12 Join International Space Hall of Fame
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October 13, 2014
BBC News

The First Spacewalk
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October 9, 2014
The Independent

Science Museum denies landmark Cosmonaut exhibition postponement is due to British-Russian tensions
The Science Museum has denied that the postponement of its "Cosmonauts" exhibition of Russian spacecraft was caused by political tensions between Britain and Russia.