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April 24, 2015
'Astronaut Wives Club' trailer: First look at ABC's spacemen spouses series

"Get to know the first ladies of space." Just days after releasing the launch date for its spacemen spouses docudrama series, ABC has aired its first preview for "The Astronaut Wives Club."


April 24, 2015
Holding Hubble history: Artifacts preserve space telescope's 25-year legacy

The Hubble Space Telescope, launched 25 years ago, will never land in a museum. But that doesn't mean all of Hubble's history will be lost. The observatory's legacy will live on in the artifacts from its quarter century (and more) observing the universe.


April 22, 2015
NASA celebrates Hubble telescope's 25th anniversary with DIY collectibles

NASA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with free do-it-yourself commemorative collectibles. NASA is offering a medallion, a model of the space telescope and a Hubble "space ball."


April 21, 2015
'Astronaut Wives Club' TV series to launch in June on ABC

ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club" now has its launch date. The new docudrama about the spouses of the first U.S. spacemen will premiere Thursday night, June 18, 2015 at 8 p.m. EDT, the TV network has announced.


April 20, 2015
Mercury space capsule returns to Kansas after overseas art exhibition

A historic U.S. spacecraft that launched the second American astronaut into space has landed back in Kansas after spending eight months overseas. Liberty Bell 7 returned to the Kansas Cosmosphere following its loan to an art exhibition in Germany.


April 16, 2015
Made In Space launches 'space-grade' 3D printing material for sale

They made the first 3D printer to be used in space possible. They made the files used to 3D print their tools in space available. Now, Made In Space is making the material used to 3D print in space for sale.


April 15, 2015
California Senate votes to honor astronaut Sally Ride with statue in U.S. Capitol

A statue honoring astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, could one day stand in the U.S. Capitol, if a California lawmaker's resolution continues to advance. The statue would replace the monument for a controversial Spanish missionary.


April 14, 2015
SpaceX Dragon launches to space station with cargo and coffee maker

The launch of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft means that the International Space Station is now just days away from receiving a long-desired addition for its astronaut crew: a real coffee machine.


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