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Soyuz arrives at space station for out-of-this-world film shoot

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION Actress Yulia Peresild, wearing a bright red flight suit, joins crewmates Anton Shkaplerov and film director Klim Shipenko inside the Zvezda service module for a welcome ceremony at the International Space Station. Credit: NASA TV Chalking up a space first of sorts, a Russian actress, her director-cameraman and a veteran cosmonaut rocketed into orbit, ...

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NASA completes swing arm test on SLS launch platform

A view of NASA’s Space Launch System inside High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building. This picture was taken Sept. 17 after retraction of work platforms ahead of the Umbilical Release and Retract Test. Credit: NASA/Frank Michaux The swing arms on the mobile launch tower for NASA’s Space Launch System released and retracted Sunday night inside the Vehicle Assembly ...

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