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Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, capping the first orbital test mission in NASA's long-delayed quest to resume human space flight from US soil later this year.

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks on ISS

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks on ISS

SpaceX's new Dragon capsule successfully docked on the International Space Station on Sunday, NASA and SpaceX confirmed during a live broadcast of the mission.

NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS

NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS

NASA on Friday gave SpaceX the green light to test a new crew capsule by first sending an unmanned craft with a life-sized mannequin to the International Space Station.

Spacecraft with US, German, Russian crew docks at space station

Spacecraft with US, German, Russian crew docks at space station

A Russian spacecraft carrying a trio of US, German and Russian spacefarers docked at the International Space Station on Friday after a two-day trip from the Baikonur launch facility in former Soviet Kazakhstan.

Japanese astronaut apologises for saying height has increased

Japanese astronaut apologises for saying height has increased

Most astronauts "grow" during protracted space missions because their spines extend in the absence of gravity, but the gains are usually limited to a couple of centimetres maximum.

Glitch shortens 200th spacewalk at International Space Station

Glitch shortens 200th spacewalk at International Space Station

Two US astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday on a four-hour spacewalk with an abbreviated task list after a cable developed a leak, Nasa said.