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# capsule
A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.
# Gravity
Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
It was a bit of an emergency situation.
# Fly me to the moon
New crew blast off to International Space Station
They docked six hours after launching from Russia.
# boldly going going...
Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million
The capsule has been extensively restored to remove all trace of the searing burn marks it picked up on re-entry to Earth’s atmosphere.
# Space
SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit
Three of the capsule’s four thrusters failed to fire up en route to the space station.
# SpaceX
Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission
Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.
# Space Test
Video, photos: Jumping out of a space capsule at 21,800 metres
The Red Bull Stratos project aims to break the freefall record later this year with a jump from over 36,500 metres.
# space junk
Space junk almost gets too close for comfort for astronauts
NASA gives all-clear after alert saw debris from a Chinese satellite heading towards the International Space Station.