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  • British space hero Michael Foale quits NASA

    Michaell Foale , left, and ESA astronaut Claude Nicollier replace Hubble's Fine Guidance Sensor in 1999. Credit: NASA

    Britain’s most experienced astronaut is hanging up his spacesuit and retiring from NASA. Michael Foale,...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Christmas comet surprises astronaut

    A shot from the VLT video (G Brammer)

    A brilliant new “star of wonder” is wowing people in parts of the world who have seen it...

     
  • Amateur snaps astronaut on spacewalk

    Amateur snaps astronaut on spacewalk

    We are getting used to seeing images of the International Space Station taken by amateur astronomers....