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In orbit, the human body changes in unexpected ways

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Space Time

50 years after the first moon landing, humans are trying to reach the lunar surface again. They’ll stay longer if astronauts can find and mine water.

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Tech titans like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk want human beings to move off-planet, but reproducing away from Earth could be incredibly difficult

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How astronomers are tapping the public to name 2007 OR10

The dwarf planet 2007 OR10. Credit: NASA


Space Time

Space is far from silent, and we can learn a lot if we know how to listen

Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech


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A new study of astronaut twins — one who spent a record time in orbit, the other who stayed on Earth — offers a clearer understanding of how space travel affects the human body

Photo: Bill Ingalls/NASA/Getty


Here’s how they did it

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Former astronaut Mark Kelly is running for Senate. He may join a small club of astronaut politicians.

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Scientists are begging NASA to go back to Uranus and Neptune

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Shannon Stirone

Freelance writer in the Bay Area

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