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Mike Schneider

Mike Schneider

    How do you sneeze in a spacesuit? Very carefully
    How do you sneeze in a spacesuit? Very carefully
    When it comes to sneezing in a spacesuit while in the void of space, it is best to aim well.
    Nasa fires astronaut after attempted kidnapping
    Nasa fires astronaut after attempted kidnapping
    Lisa Nowak was in the astronaut corps for a decade before she took her first and only space shuttle flight last summer during Discovery's...
    Space shuttle safely back on Earth
    Space shuttle safely back on Earth
    The space shuttle Discovery and its seven astronauts safely returned to Earth on Friday after some last-minute suspense over which landing...
    Nasa promises shuttle 'fireworks display'
    Nasa promises shuttle 'fireworks display'
    Nasa officials decided a crack in Discovery's fuel tank insulating foam was not enough of a threat to stop the countdown on Tuesday to their...
    Nasa perplexed by worker accidents at space centre
    Nasa perplexed by worker accidents at space centre
    Over the past three months, workers at the Kennedy Space Centre have tripped, dropped things, banged into sensitive equipment and started fires in...
    Nasa hopes to launch Pluto mission at last
    Nasa hopes to launch Pluto mission at last
    Nasa scientists hope the third time is the charm for their $700-million unmanned mission to Pluto. The space agency planned to make a third attempt...
    Nasa's mission to Pluto is 'good to go'
    Nasa's mission to Pluto is 'good to go'
    Nasa prepared to launch an unmanned, piano-sized probe that will fly by Pluto, the solar system's last unexplored planet, and also study a...
    Floods, tornadoes as Wilma arrives
    Floods, tornadoes as Wilma arrives
    Hurricane Wilma plowed into south-west Florida early on Monday with howling 200kph winds and pounding waves, swamping Key West and knocking out...