Animals in Space

Animals in Space

January 23, 2018

Fruit flies, mice, monkeys, chimpanzees, guinea pigs, rabbits, frogs, reptiles—a menagerie. Probably the most famous is Laika, the dog launched aboard Sputnik 2 on November 3, 1957.

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Ice cream, pizza launched into space

Ice cream, pizza launched into space

October 17, 2017

An ice cream truck was launched into space Sunday morning from Virginia. That may be a slightly distorted description of the resupply craft for the International Space Station that departed from the NASA facility on Wallops...

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NASA growing food in space

NASA growing food in space

June 22, 2017

When future astronaut crews begin living and working at more distant destinations in space, they will need to take a little of the Earth with them to help them breathe and allow them to eat their vegetables.

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Stunning New Photos Of Jupiter

Stunning New Photos Of Jupiter

June 22, 2017

Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24. But the sun slipped between the giant planet and Earth for more than a week...

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