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How Costa Rican students talked to an astronaut on the International Space Station

ARISS lets students from all over the world experience the excitement of talking directly with crew members of the International Space Station.

Costa Rican schools conference with International Space Station

Technology campuses in San Carlos and Cartago connected to the International Space Station.

Space Ticos: Two Costa Ricans make headlines at NASA

Three of NASA’s four science sections are led by women for the first time in the organization’s history.

Costa Rica discusses creation of national space agency

A law proposal to create a national space agency was presented before the Legislative Assembly.

Costa Rica’s first satellite scheduled for deployment in one year

A spacecraft of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will take the satellite to the International Space Station, for its deployment into space, likely at the end of the first quarter next year.

De San Antonio de Desamparados a las estrellas: hermanos costarricenses brillan en la NASA

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Miss Universe Seeks Safety from Nicaragua

The Miss Universe organization on Saturday asked the Nicaraguan government to "guarantee" the safety of the affiliates of the local contest, whose director, Karen...

Costa Rica’s Rising Costs Deter Tourists

Costa Rica has become a costly destination, evident when compared to neighboring countries like Colombia and Mexico. "We are seeing that tourists resent and complain...

Costa Rica Wildlife: Meet the Rufous Vented Ground Cuckoo

Although I’m a big fan of birds, I think I fall short of being a birder. I don’t don one of those floppy wide-brimmed...

Nicaraguan Pageant Director Banned from Country

Nicaraguan authorities have banned the national director of the Miss Universe pageant from returning to the country and raided her home, days after Nicaraguan...