Space suit leak happened before, NASA admits
A US-made space suit that leaked water into a helmet and threatened to drown a European astronaut had malfunctioned before, NASA admitted on Wednesday.
Deployment of miniature satellites from the International Space Station
The deployment of miniature satellites from the International Space Station continued Thursday, while the onboard Expedition 38 crew prepared for the arrival of a U.S. commercial cargo craft and the departure ...
Image: Astronaut Alexander Gerst training at Star City, Russia
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst during training at Star City, Russia, on 13 February 2014. The exercice provides training for operations that Alexander would have to perform to attach himself safely in case ...
It's a march of the CubeSats as space station deployment continues
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a CubeSat! With so many small, relatively inexpensive satellites deploying lately from the International Space Station, it may seem like the area referred to as low-Earth orbit, ...
Space Station sensor to capture 'striking' lightning data
Keeping a spare on hand simply makes sense. Just as drivers keep spare tires on hand to replace a flat or blowout, NASA routinely maintains "spares," too. These flight hardware backups allow NASA to seamlessly ...
Microbe growth to be examined at International Space Station
Microbes collected across the country will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). This citizen science research, known as Project ...
Researchers achieve breakthrough in robotics for space exploration
In a breakthrough that will help make it possible for astronauts and robots to work together in deep space, researchers at the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Advanced Technology Center (ATC), working with NASA ...
Snag delays arrival of crew at space station
An engine snag has delayed the arrival of a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station until Thursday.
New crew launches to space station to continue scientific research
Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:17 p.m. EDT Tuesday (3:17 a.m. ...
Space station awaits for Russian craft after delay
A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts is on track to arrive at the International Space Station after a delay.
Air Force launches spy satellite from Florida
The Air Force has launched a new spy satellite.
Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space
An unusual "Tweet-up"—a meeting of people who know each other on Twitter—involving an ambassador, an astronaut and a prime minister has taken place on a video-link between Japan and the International ...
Orbital 'camera' snaps marine topography
In a world first, a Curtin University physicist used data from the International Space Station to map coastal bathymetry (underwater terrain).
Researcher's protein crystal experiment set to fly to ISS
A University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) biology professor's experiment that is set to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) could shed new light on the roles enzymes play in biological processes.