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UF Successfully Sends Plants To The International Space Station

By on January 27th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 4:24 pm

The UF Space Plants team successfully launched the SpaceX5 capsule to the International Space Station Jan. 10. The capsule contained plants that will help the team study the effects that different environments have on plant life.

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Space station power issue calls for spacewalk

By on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Two astronauts will embark on a spacewalk today after a previously unsuccessful mission to repair a power issue.

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Are space settlements in our future?

By on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

NASA has been undergoing quite a few changes recently. In the past few weeks, the agency awarded the Sierra Nevada Corporation, SpaceX and Boeing contracts to develop a craft to take astronauts into orbit in the next five years. This […]

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