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International Space Station Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore holds up the first object made in space with 3-D printing on Nov. 25. NASA hide caption

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To Boldly Go Where No 3-D Printer Has Gone Before: Yep, Space

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The new capsules are being built by Boeing and SpaceX. They look similar, but there are differences. SpaceX, The Boeing Company hide caption

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How NASA's New Spaceships Stack Up

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks during a news conference in Berlin on Monday. Bolden said no single country was indispensable to the International Space Station's success. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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From left: U.S. astronaut Steve Swanson, and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev prior to the launch of their Soyuz-FG rocket Wednesday at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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Russian personnel are the first to meet space station crew members when they return to earth. Bill Ingalls/NASA hide caption

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Despite Diplomatic Tensions, U.S.-Russia Space Ties Persist

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