Astronaut Hadfield to release first space album
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is taking music to intergalactic heights with the first album written and recorded in space.
SpinSat and things that slither splashdown with end of sixth SpaceX mission
The International Space Station had worms. Roundworms to be exact, but those and several other samples, hardware and data are now returning aboard the completed sixth SpaceX contracted resupply mission. The ...
SpaceX tries again to launch space station groceries
SpaceX faces stormy skies for the second day in a row as it tries to launch a shipment of space station groceries.
Ill-starred Russian space cargo ship to burn up in atmosphere Friday
Russia said an unmanned supply ship that missed a rendezvous with the International Space Station will burn up on re-entering the Earth's atmosphere after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure.
NASA sees Tropical Storm Carlos hugging Mexico's west coast
Tropical Storm Carlos approached the southwestern coast of Mexico over the past weekend of June 13-14, and satellite imagery shows the storm continues to hug the coast.
Talking Japanese space robot back on Earth
A pint-sized Japanese robot that became the first android to converse with an astronaut in space has returned to Earth after 18 months in orbit, project organisers said Thursday.
History of the NASA Skylab, America's first space station
Before there was the International Space Station, before there was Mir, there was Skylab. Established in 1973, and remaining in orbit until 1979, this orbital space station was American's first long-duration ...
European to capsule leaving space station, skipping test
A European cargo ship is set to depart the International Space Station this weekend. But it will re-enter the atmosphere and burn up the next day, skipping a special descent test because of a problem.
Twin astronauts provide Earth-bound control for orbital health study
As NASA astronaut Scott Kelly launches for the International Space Station Friday, March 27, Northwestern University scientists will be watching with more than a passing interest. Scott Kelly is half of their ...
What happens to an astronaut's body temperature in space?
It started with a simple question that ended with a surprising answer and new technology that is being used in cutting-edge heart surgery and could save millions of euros in hospital bills.
Image: Arabidopsis thaliana shoots en route to ISS
This microscope image taken at 40 times magnification shows the individual cells that make up the root of an Arabidopsis thaliana plant. Next month, 200 five-day-old shoots will fly a roller-coaster ride ...
Astronauts return to Earth on Russian Soyuz spaceship (Update)
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut on Thursday returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after six months at the International Space Station.
New NASA Earth observing missions expand view of our home planet
Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space – with a fifth newly in orbit – after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than a decade.
Russia's spinning cargo capsule for space station total loss (Update)
A Russian supply capsule that went into an uncontrollable spin after launch was declared a total loss Wednesday, but astronauts at the International Space Station said they will get by without the delivery ...