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Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

Both jetpacks and safety ties are crucial for saving a flyaway astronaut.

Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot arm

Spacewalking astronauts provided some necessary focus to the International Space Station’s robot arm on Friday.

It’s hard for flowers to show blue, but some have a trick the bees like

Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the garden buzzing.

An asteroid will pass ‘pretty close’ to Earth overnight

The small asteroid was on track to pass within 27,200 miles of Antarctica early Thursday, around 1:40 a.m. Eastern time.

Spacewalkers install new hand on station’s robot arm

Spacewalking astronauts gave the International Space Station’s big robot arm a new hand Thursday.

Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticide

When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. Even honey from the island paradise of Tahiti had the chemical.


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