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Russian Spacecraft Delivers Spacesuit Repair Kit to International Space Station

An unmanned Russian spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station Saturday (July 27) bearing food, supplies and a repair kit for a malfunctioning spacesuit on the orbiting outpost. Full story

Russian Supply Ship Hauls Trash, Treadmill from Space Station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship filled with trash and an astronaut treadmill cast off from the International Space Station Thursday (July 25) to make way for a fresh delivery set to launch to the orbiting lab this weekend. Full story

Can the International Space Station Survive Until 2020?

The International Space Station is undergoing an engineering analysis and risk assessment to gauge its ability to keep operating until 2020 and beyond. Full story

Private Astronaut Taxi Development Entering Final Phase

WASHINGTON — NASA on July 19 released a draft solicitation for the fourth and final development phase of its Commercial Crew Program, which is still expected to result in a crewed space launch to the International Space Station from U.S. soil by late 2017, according to the document. Full story

NASA Mishap Panel to Investigate Aborted Spacewalk

NASA has created an expert panel to investigate what went wrong during a July 16 spacewalk that had to be cut short when water began filling the spacesuit helmet of one astronaut in a scary malfunction. Full story

NASA wants spacesuit repair kit on Russian launch

NASA is rushing to get spacesuit repair tools on a launch to the International Space Station this weekend. Full story

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  ‘A failure like that can definitely become dangerous’

A routine spacewalk on the International Space Station took a scary turn when water began to build up in an astronaut’s helmet. Former astronaut and spacewalk veteran Steve Robinson discusses potential causes of the water leak.

  NASA investigates dangerous spacewalk water leak

There were some anxious moments in space Tuesday morning involving one of the astronauts on board the International Space Station, whose helmet suddenly began filling with water. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

  Watch astronaut wash her hair in zero gravity

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg posted a video showing how she washes her long hair in zero gravity aboard the International Space Station, and the video has quickly gone viral.

  Talking robot about to head to space

Scientists in Tokyo unveiled two robots, one of which will be launching to the International Space Station. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Possible piece of Mir space station found in man's yard

Did a hunk of the Mir space station land in a Massachusetts man's yard? WHDH's Sarah French went to find out.

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NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy uses a digital still camera during a spacewalk as work continues on the International Space Station
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy uses a digital still camera during a spacewalk as work continues on the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy uses a digital still camera during a spacewalk as work continues on the International Space Station in this July 16, 2013 handout photo provided by NASA. Cassidy and fellow astronaut Luca Parmitano of Italy were less than an hour into a planned six-hour outing when Parm