Decontamination system to up research on space station
Just like eating, drinking and even trying to wash your hair aboard the International Space Station, conducting science experiments in space is not a simple task for astronauts. There are so many more factors ...
3D printer to fly to space in august, sooner than planned
A 3-D printer intended for the International Space Station has passed its NASA certifications with flying colors—earning the device a trip to space sooner than expected. The next Dragon spacecraft, scheduled ...
Tour of Boeing's CST-100 Spaceliner to LEO
On Monday, June 9, Boeing revealed the design of their CST-100 astronaut spaceliner aimed at restoring Americas ability to launch our astronauts to low-Earth orbit (LEO) and the International Space Station ...
Image: Inside the International Space Station's Destiny Laboratory
This view in the International Space Station, photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member, shows how it looks inside the space station while the crew is asleep.
Smoke on space station traced to water heater
A galley water heater is being blamed for smoke aboard the International Space Station.
NASA announces two upcoming undersea missions
NASA is returning to the bottom of the ocean. Twice this summer, aquanauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) will conduct activities on the ocean floor that will inform future International ...
ESA image: Station over Darmstadt
This image is a composite of nine photos taken 5–10 minutes after midnight on 6–7 June 2014 and shows the International Space Station with the Expedition 40 crew, including ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, ...
ESA astronauts return to NEEMO underwater habitat
ESA astronauts Andreas Mogensen and Thomas Pesquet spent five days last year as part of NASA's underwater project to test technologies that could be used in future space missions – and now they will return ...
NASA beams "Hello, world!" video from space via laser (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —NASA successfully beamed a high-definition video 260 miles from the International Space Station to Earth Thursday using a new laser communications instrument.
Video: Soyuz TMA-13M liftoff
This timelapse video shows the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft during roll out from its MIK preparation building, raising the launcher into its vertical liftoff position on the launch pad, and the launch 28 May 2014 from the Russian ...
Mars or bust, says new report on NASA human space exploration
If NASA is to make great strides in its human spaceflight program, it needs to go big or go home - and get to the Martian surface, says a new congressionally mandated report.
First look inside SpaceX's new crew transporter
Would you like to 'Enter the Dragon' for an up close look inside SpaceX's new 'V2′ crew transport ship to Earth orbit and the space station?
Alexander's first week in space
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has now spent a week in space on the International Space Station. As he grows accustomed to floating in weightlessness, he has been busy learning about his new home, taking over ...
Salads in space? Astronauts try growing own veggies
As salad ingredients go, romaine lettuce ranks somewhere between limp carrots and dried radishes on the excitement scale.