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This photo provided by NASA shows astronauts Norishige Kanai of Japan, left, and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei during a spacewalk on the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The astronauts are wrapping up months of repair work on the station's big robot arm. The 58-foot robot arm had both of its aging mechanical hands replaced on previous spacewalks. (NASA via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 1:23 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts wrapped up months of repair work Friday on the International Space Station 's big robot arm. The Canadian-built, 58-foot robot arm had both of its aging mechanical hands replaced on spacewalks conducted in October and January. NASA astronaut Mark...
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In this file photo distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, Russian cargo ship Souz 2,1A takes off from the launch pad at Russia's main space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew. The launch initially set for Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 was postponed at the very last minute due to an unspecified glitch. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 7:11 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew. The Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Progress spacecraft moored at the station Thursday in automatic mode, bringing 2.7 metric tons (3...
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February 13, 2018 - 7:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has blasted off for the International Space Station two days after the original launch was scrubbed. The Progress capsule is carrying 2.7 metric tons (3 U.S. tons) of food, fuel and other supplies. It entered orbit eight minutes after liftoff Tuesday...
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James Knable, left, and Jeffrey Freeland, right, help to unpack copies of the President's FY19 Budget after it arrived at the House Budget Committee office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 13, 2018 - 12:14 am
President Donald Trump has sent Congress a proposal to spend $4.4 trillion in the 2019 budget year, which begins in October. Five things to know about his budget proposal: BUDGET DEAL IMPACT Many presidential budgets are labeled "dead on arrival" because Congress will end up rejecting the spending...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Highlights from President Donald Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019, released Monday. INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025 and to have private businesses running the place instead. Under Trump's 2019 proposed budget, U.S...
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James Knable, left, and Jeffrey Freeland, right, help to unpack copies of the President's FY19 Budget after it arrived at the House Budget Committee office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 7:00 pm
President Donald Trump has sent Congress a proposal to spend $4.4 trillion in the 2019 budget year, which begins in October. Five things to know about his budget proposal: BUDGET DEAL IMPACT Many presidential budgets are labeled "dead on arrival" because Congress will end up rejecting the spending...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2006, file photo, made available by NASA, astronaut Robert L. Curbeam Jr., left, and European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, participate in a space walk during construction of the International Space Station. Under President Donald Trump’s 2019 proposed budget released, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, U.S. government funding for the space station would cease by 2025. The government would set aside $150 million to encourage commercial development. (NASA via AP, File)
February 12, 2018 - 6:18 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead. Under President Donald Trump's 2019 proposed budget released Monday, U.S. government funding for the space station would end by 2025. The...
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In this file photo distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 and , Russian cargo ship Souz 2,1A is on the launch pad at Russia's main space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Russia has scrubbed the planned launch of an unmanned cargo spacecraft that was to have delivered tons of supplies to the International Space Station.(Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 9:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has scrubbed the planned launch of an unmanned cargo spacecraft that was to have delivered tons of supplies to the International Space Station. Preparations for the launch of the Progress ship from the Baikonur complex in Kazakhstan appeared to be proceeding smoothly Sunday...
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FILE--In this May 6, 2015 file photo, Kateri and Jay Schwandt stand outside their Rockford, Mich. home. The couple, who have 13 boys, are expecting their 14th child, due in April of 2018. They've decided not to know until the baby is born whether it's a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
February 10, 2018 - 8:27 am
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with Russian Olympic athletes at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside in Moscow, Russia. On Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, The Associated Press has found that stories circulating on the internet that Putin issued an international arrest warrant for philanthropist George Soros are untrue. (Grigory Dukor/Pool Photo via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 4:10 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: ___ NOT REAL: Melania Trump hired exorcist to 'cleanse White House...
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