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  • Drama in orbit as water leak ends spacewalk

    Luca Parmitano recovers back inside the safety of the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/ESA

    A spacewalk by two astronauts was abandoned today when one of them found his helmet was filling up with...

     
  • Scottish isle’s whisky really takes off

    Ardbeg whisky expert Dr Bill Lumsden in his laboratory. Credit: Glenmorangie

    Astronauts aboard the International Space Station must have been delighted to get a special delivery...

     
  • Third European space ferry heads for ISS

    Edoardo Amaldi soars into space. Credit: ESA

    Europe’s third ATV space ferry soared into orbit early today in a dazzling night launch from Kourou,...

     
  • Cargo ship crashes on way to ISS

    A Progress spacecraft in orbit (NASA)

    An unmanned spacecraft carrying supplies for astronauts on the international space station crashed today...

     
  • Astronauts fight off alien invaders

    Astronauts fight off alien invaders

    Astronauts on the space station are winning a battle against aliens that promises to save countless lives...

     
  • Space station offers new target

    Space station offers new target

    Amateur astronomers are taking up a new observing challenge – the International Space Station....

     
  • Space Station a treat in evening sky

    Space Station a treat in evening sky

    The International Space Station has been putting on a fine show over the UK in recent evenings, and we...