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What an astronaut could see from space that changed him for good

"It's just a jump to the left, and then a step to the right." The catchy song from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" may as well have been our soundtrack for the last two years. Ever since the pandemic's arrival, it has felt a bit like living in a time warp, where days disappear into months.

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NASA's first Artemis moon mission will have a virtual astronaut: Amazon's Alexa

NASA's Artemis 1 mission, slated for take off as soon as this March, aims to send an Orion spacecraft around the moon. The cabin will be largely empty, save for an a interactive tablet that has been dubbed "Callisto," which will sit propped up to face an astronaut mannequin. Callisto is essentially a touch-screen device that features reconfigured versions of Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, and Cisco's teleconferencing platform WebEx.

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How astronauts celebrate Christmas in space

Just in time for Christmas, a SpaceX cargo vehicle arrived at the International Space Station Wednesday morning bearing holiday treats and science experiments.

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to send Michael Strahan to edge of space

Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, announced that it would be launching Good Morning America host Michael Strahan to the edge of space. Strahan will be joined by the daughter of the first American astronaut and four paying customers.

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SpaceX's fifth crewed launch takes off

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts roared into outer space atop a Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday, marking the kick off of SpaceX's fifth crewed mission to orbit.

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SpaceX fixes Crew Dragon toilet after mishap

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule is slated to take a group of professional astronauts to space this weekend. But first, NASA must look over and approve some changes SpaceX made to address some issues with a key component — the toilet.

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