As an orthopedic oncologist who studies bone that has been damaged by cancer, Robert ?Bobby? Satcher ?86, PhD ?93, HST MD ?94 is also interested in the effects of microgravity on the human body. He got the chance to experience ...
The US space shuttle Atlantis prepared to undock from the International Space Station Sunday after delivering tons of supplies on the final mission for the 25-year-old spacecraft.
(AP) -- Atlantis' six astronauts got a little down time up in orbit Saturday on the eve of their departure from the International Space Station.
(AP) -- Two shuttle astronauts took one last spacewalk at the International Space Station on Friday to finish replacing old batteries and tackle some odd jobs as their visit drew to a close.
(AP) -- Sir Isaac Newton is getting the royal treatment in space, thanks to the British-born astronaut who carried up a picture of the 17th century scientist and a chip from his famous apple tree.
(AP) -- A spacewalking astronaut freed a snagged cable on the inspection boom for shuttle Atlantis on Wednesday, accomplishing the job in a matter of minutes and earning a "superhero" title.
(AP) -- The Atlantis astronauts attached a new Russian chamber to the International Space Station on Tuesday, using a robot arm to drive in the 20-foot-long room that will double as a closet and mini-lab.
(AP) -- A partial power outage at the International Space Station briefly interrupted Monday's spacewalk, knocking out robotic camera views of the two astronauts as they worked to install a spare antenna.
(AP) -- A pair of astronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Monday, the first of three this week, to install a spare antenna on the International Space Station.
(AP) -- The shuttle Atlantis arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday amid a flurry of picture-taking intended to make up for a curtailed safety survey the day before.