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NASA Space Station is Full of Chemicals, Study Says

 According to a recent research study, the NASA International Space Station is contaminated with harmful chemicals. The study which focused on dust collected by the air filtration system said the filters are filled with huge amounts of chemicals that are dangerous for humans.

NASA Recycled 98% Of Astronauts Pee And Sweat in Orbit

NASA revealed that it has recycled around 98% of astronaut’s pee and sweat on the International Space Station. The astronauts aboard the space station recycled the human excreta in order to make the resupply of the vital resource easier and cheaper.

NASA Shares Mesmerizing Photo Of Flower Grown In Space

NASA has shared a fascinating photo of a flower grown in the International Space Station that instantly went viral on social media. The image was shared by NASA on Instagram which said that the agency started growing the colorful zinnia flower back in 2015 and so far, the experiment has been a success.

Leaking Russian Spacecraft Returns Back To Earth

A damaged Russian spacecraft returned back to earth after reporting a slight leak at the International Space Station months ago. In February, A tiny meteorite punctured the outer surface of Russian Soyuz MS-22, causing it to be less than one millimeter in diameter.

SpaceX Crew-5 Astronauts Successfully Landed Near Florida

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 returned back to earth after spending 157 days in orbit. The spacecraft carrying the four astronauts made a safe landing in the Gulf of Mexico, not far from the Florida coast near Tampa. NASA astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada, along with Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina landed on Saturday at 9:02 p.m. EST.

Russia Sending Rocket To Rescue Crew From Space Station

Russia’s space agency announced that it is considering sending an empty spacecraft to the International Space Station in order to rescue 3 Cosmonauts from the International Space Station. The Soyuz spacecraft was reported to have a coolant leak in December last year caused by a meteorite hit.

Going To Space Has Changed Astronauts’ DNA

A research published on August 31 in Nature Communications Biology found that the blood-forming stem cells of all fourteen astronauts in the study, who were part of NASA’s space shuttle program, contained DNA mutations.