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US astronauts begin 6-hour-long spacewalk on ISS

Two US astronauts conducted a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Friday, to connect one of two docking adapters set to be used for future spacecraft arrivals.

Gerst is first German astronaut to head International Space Station

Astronaut Alexander Gerst will become the first German national to head the International Space Station (ISS), he told dpa in an interview Wednesday.

After almost one year in space, US astronaut returns to Earth

US astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth on Wednesday after setting a US record by spending nearly a year in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

British astronaut makes nation's first spacewalk from ISS

British astronaut Tim Peake made the nation's first spacewalk on Friday, leaving the International Space Station with US colleague Tim Kopra to undertake repairs to the outside of the orbital...