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NASA says one of the 8 power channels on the space station was switched off, possibly by a malfunctioning switch. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Space Station Loses Power Channel But Backup Is Working

An electrical malfunction forced astronauts to shut down 1 of 8 power channels.

05/08/2014

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NASA Severing Ties With Russia, Except For Space Station, Over Ukraine Crisis

After insisting that space relations wouldn’t be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station.

04/03/2014