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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly rests in a chair outside of the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft just minutes after he and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos landed in Kazakhstan on March 2.
Former NASA astronaut Ron Garan, seen here looking out the window at the International Space Station in 2011, will provide World View customers with their own views of the Earth piloting the company's high-altitude balloons. Credit: NASA
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Commentary | The Future of Astronaut Activity

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It is an effort that has paid off handsomely across several other challenging national and global pursuits for those economies that have chosen to exercise it, applying the lessons learned in human space activity to other complex endeavors here on Earth.

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Rando Phantom. Credit: Phantom Laboratory
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VIDEO | ESA’s CAVES Astronaut Training Program

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Finding NASA's new No. 2 won't be easy, but here are five candidates worth a look.

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VIDEO | Astronaut Shows Off Faulty Spacesuit

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Eutelsat is buying Mexican operator Satmex for $831 million in cash plus the assumption of $311 million in Satmex debt to establish a big position in the growing Latin American market.

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