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NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (foreground) and Doug Hurley (background) train inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship.

Elon Musk shared an animation showing what SpaceX soon hopes to achieve after nearly a decade of effort: Launching astronauts into space

In anticipation of SpaceX's critical test-launch of the Crew Dragon spaceship, Musk tweeted a simulation of what it'd be like to ride the vehicle.
Christmas on the ISS can get pretty festive — especially in zero gravity.

Zero-gravity cookies and Santa space suits: Here’s what it’s like to spend Christmas on the International Space Station

Despite being stationed in a cramped space station in zero gravity, astronauts manage to celebrate Christmas with most of the traditional trappings.
The annotated area of Mars in this illustration holds near-surface water ice that would be easily accessible to astronauts.

NASA has pinpointed an area where astronauts could land on Mars. Ice is so accessible there that they could dig it up with a shovel.

Astronauts could harvest the ice, located just an inch below the surface, to use for drinking water and the creation of rocket fuel.
Backdropped by New Zealand and the Cook Strait in the Pacific Ocean, astronauts Robert L. Curbeam Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang (right) participate in an extravehicular activity (EVA).

Astronauts on the space station see vibrant desert patterns, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS...

Astronauts' photos reveal vibrant landscapes and roiling storms. "How can something so beautiful be tolerated by human eyes?" one astronaut said.
Backdropped by New Zealand and the Cook Strait in the Pacific Ocean, astronauts Robert L. Curbeam Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang (right) participate in an extravehicular activity (EVA).

Astronauts on the space station see vibrant desert patterns, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS...

Astronauts' photos reveal vibrant landscapes and roiling storms. "How can something so beautiful be tolerated by human eyes?" one astronaut said.

Luxury hotels could be launched into Earth’s orbit as early as 2021. This is what future space lodging might look like.

Tourists may soon be wining, dining, and even playing Quidditch in space. NASA's search for space-habitat designs is starting a new tourism industry.

2 female astronauts politely corrected Trump midspacewalk after the president made a galling error

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir paused their important work on the space station to politely correct the president. Here's the video of their call.

The most famous women in NASA history

NASA's first all-female spacewalk made history. Women have played crucial roles in NASA's space exploration since its inception.
NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan (left) and Christina Koch (right) are suited up in US spacesuits before beginning a seven-hour spacewalk to upgrade the station's batteries, October 6, 2019. In the center, NASA Flight Engineer Jessica Meir and Commander Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency assist.

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk is finally happening on Friday — here’s how to watch it live

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will exit the International Space Station together on October 18 to replace a faulty battery unit.
A space craft named "Soyuz MS-15" takes off for the International Space Station with meat cells onboard.

Astronauts just printed meat in space for the first time — and it could change the way we grow food on Earth

A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.