Russian capsule carrying 3 docks at space station
(AP) -- The International Space Station received three new residents with Thursday's arrival of a Russian capsule, doubling the size of its female crew to an all-time high.
Space-odyssey asteroid pod arrives in Japan
A space capsule thought to contain the first fragments from an asteroid arrived in Tokyo on Thursday, officials said, as scientists hope it will yield vital clues about the solar system.
Asteroid space probe to return to Japan
A space capsule that scientists hope is carrying asteroid dust, potentially revealing secrets about the origins of the solar system, will be flown back to Japan this week, officials said Tuesday.
Image: ISS Transits the Sun
(PhysOrg.com) -- Thilo Kranz, a staff member at DLR, the German Space Agency, took this image of the transit of the International Space Station ISS with Space Shuttle Atlantis during the STS-132 mission.
'Digital genome' time capsule stored under the Swiss Alps
NASA catapults new Orion capsule into NM desert
(AP) -- NASA engineers catapulted the new Orion crew capsule about a mile into the air Thursday morning as hundreds of people gathered to watch.
Obama aims to send astronauts to Mars orbit in 2030s
President Barack Obama set a bold new course for the future of US space travel when he announced plans to send US astronauts into the orbit of Mars within the next three decades.
Obama revives capsule from canceled moon program
(AP) -- President Barack Obama is reviving the NASA crew capsule concept that he had canceled with the rest of the moon program earlier this year, in a move that will mean more jobs and less reliance on the ...
NASA extends space contract with Russia on ISS
NASA announced Tuesday that it signed a contract with the Russian space agency to shuttle US astronauts to the orbiting International Space Station.
NASA green lights April 5 launch of Discovery
The US space agency NASA gave its thumbs up for the April 5 launch of the shuttle Discovery, which will take a seven-member crew, including a Japanese astronaut, to the International Space Station (ISS).
First-time cosmonauts set to blast off with toy duck
Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov brandished a small toy duck Friday as he and his crewmates prepared to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) in April.
NASA not over the moon about prospect of buying out Constellation program contracts
NASA is discovering that perhaps the only thing harder than starting up a program to send humans to the moon is closing one down.
Astronauts to taste 'space sushi'
US astronaut Timothy Creamer said on Thursday he was impatient to taste "space sushi" courtesy of his Japanese crewmate after they arrive on the International Space Station (ISS) later this month.
Safety study of capsule endoscopy in patients with implantable cardiac devices finds no interference
A study of patients with implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators or left ventricular assist devices found that performing capsule endoscopy in these patients is safe and that the devices ...