NASA and Unreal Gaming have struck a deal, which includes creating a mixed reality version of the International Space Station. NASA will deploy the mixed reality replica of the ISS to provide training to astronauts.
Space March 27, 2017
NASA live streams Expedition 50 astronauts as they take a spacewalk to prepare the ISS outpost for a new docking ring and apply new upgrades.
Space March 24, 2017
As NASA shifts its focus on being able to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, the future of the International Space Station is now being discussed. What will happen to the ISS beyond 2024?
Space March 23, 2017
Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, as a sign of celebration, shared an image of Dublin on St. Patrick's Day, which was taken from space. He posted the image taken from space on Twitter.
Space March 20, 2017
SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft returned to Earth on March 19 and splashed into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California. The capsule has brought back 5,400 pounds of cargo from the International Space Station.
Space March 20, 2017
Russian cargo ship Progress 66 has successfully reached orbiting space laboratory ISS on Feb. 24. The unmanned spacecraft is delivering 3 tons of supplies to the crew of Expedition 50.
Space February 26, 2017
The Spaceflight Bill could allow British scientists to conduct medical experiments in space. The proposed law could lead to the development of new drugs and vaccines through studies in a zero-gravity environment.
Space February 21, 2017
Retracting from the earlier plan of sending a robotic mission to Mars in 2018, SpaceX has announced that the Red Dragon mission will be deferred to 2020. The amended plan was announced by SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell.
Space February 20, 2017
Blue jets, red sprites, elves, and pixies are some of the rare phenomena that interest our scientists. Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen captured a spectacular video of blue jet lightning while aboard the ISS.
Space February 13, 2017
Following the crash of the Progress MS-04 in December, Russia is grounding all its Proton-M rockets. Investigations at the plant where Proton-M and Soyuz rocket engines are built revealed quality and safety issues.
Space January 29, 2017
British astronaut Tim Peake will be going back to the International Space Station for the second time. This was also confirmed by British business secretary Greg Clark who said the details of the ESA mission are being worked out.
Space January 27, 2017
A new video footage from an astronaut's camera supposedly captured mysterious lights. The unidentified lights were spotted near the ISS and were recorded by a GoPro camera.
Space January 16, 2017
NASA has announced four more contracts to SpaceX and Boeing for crewed flights to the International Space Station in 2018. This takes the total number of missions to SpaceX and Boeing to six each.
Space January 5, 2017
The important role of gravity in the growth of plants has been amply demonstrated in the changes noticed in cucumber grown at the space station. Japanese researchers who examined seedlings germinated at the International Space Station drew many conclusions as ISS is known for microgravity conditions.
Space December 27, 2016
The European Space Agency has been assured adequate funding by the ministerial council of ESA member states. This will ensure that ExoMars part two will go ahead, where a UK-made robotic rover will be placed on Mars to drill terrain and detect extant or extinct life.
Space December 3, 2016
The Russian cargo spacecraft Progress MS-04/Progress 65 launched by the Soyuz-U rocket broke down almost six minutes after blastoff on Thursday, Dec. 1. It was on the way to the ISS with food and other supplies, the bulk of which burned up in the atmosphere while a portion fell on the Earth.
Space December 2, 2016
Thanks to a Texas law, NASA astronauts working at the International Space Station can cast their vote during election regardless if they are in low Earth orbit. How does voting from space works?
Space November 8, 2016
To address the limitations of air and water purity in the international space station, NASA has taken steps to enhance the span of Life Support Systems. It launched Sorbent Testbed in Space X Supplies mission to ISS for trial and later on applications in long duration space flights.
Space November 8, 2016
A Cygnus cargo spacecraft loaded with supplies arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday. The S.S. Alan Poindexter that carried more than 5,100 pounds of supplies and science gear to the crew was successfully captured by the station's robotic arm.
Space October 24, 2016
On Thursday, two U.S. astronauts from the International Space Station of NASA completed their spacewalk lasting almost 7 hours. They were on a mission to retract a radiator and install sensitive equipment.
Space September 2, 2016
The U.S. space agency appears to have intentions to offload the International Space Station to a private company in the next decade. Here's why the move could benefit research in low-earth orbit.
Space August 22, 2016
On Friday, two NASA astronauts successfully installed a new docking adaptor on the International Space Station. The docking adaptor will serve as a 'parking spot' for incoming spaceships.
Space August 19, 2016
NASA has ordered a second crew delivery mission to the International Space Station from SpaceX. The mission order is the fourth and final one under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts the space agency has with the company.
Space August 1, 2016
A new space mission patch features two of Marvel's popular characters with a bit of space-education background: Groot and Rocket Raccoon. The patch will represent the remaining 2016 payloads for the ISS and help encourage students toward space exploration.
Space July 26, 2016
SpaceX has completed its ground-landing of the Falcon 9 rocket. The Falcon 9 delivered critical equipment and supplies to the International Space Station via SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship.
Space July 18, 2016
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will use a pocket-sized DNA sequencer to study a virus, bacteria and mice genome in space. What are the objectives of the experiments?
Space July 18, 2016
Russia has successfully sent a Progress MS spacecraft en route to the International Space Station on Saturday for a two-day trip. The cargo ship is expected to arrive at the ISS on Tuesday, July 19.
Space July 18, 2016
For the second time, SpaceX will attempt to deliver a docking ring to the International Space Station on Monday, 12:45 a.m. ET. The mission is crucial for the commercial space industry. Watch the live spectacle here.
Space July 17, 2016
Video has surfaced showing a bright object passing by the International Space Station (ISS) on July 9. Now, NASA officials explain why they suddenly cut the video feed.
Space July 17, 2016
Is NASA hiding evidence of an alien spacecraft? The U.S. space agency faces accusations of UFO coverup as a result of an ISS video feed being cut after a mysterious object was seen heading to the Earth's atmosphere.
Space July 14, 2016
Russia's upgraded Soyuz spacecraft successfully launched a three-member crew into space from Kazakhstan on the morning of July 7. The trio completes the Expedition 48 crew aboard the International Space Station.
Space July 7, 2016
NASA and its mission partners successfully carried out the first of three Saffire experiments in space. The project is designed to help scientists understand how fire behaves in a microgravity environment.
Space June 21, 2016
Three ISS astronauts land safely back on Earth after spending 186 days in space. NASA's Tim Kopra, Roscosmos' Yuri Malenchenko and ESA's Tim Peake were part of several experiments and studies conducted on board the ISS.
Space June 20, 2016
After six months in space, ESA astronaut Tim Peake will go home next Saturday. How will he adjust to life back in terra firma after 186 days of weightlessness on board the International Space Station?
Space June 13, 2016
Ever wondered about the layout of the International Space Station and the daily lives of astronauts? A new video released by the European Space Agency takes you on a tour aboard the habitable satellite.
Space June 6, 2016
The world’s first expandable space habitat was successfully deployed at the International Space Station. Check out this new time-lapse video showing NASA astronaut Jeff Williams inflating the BEAM module.
Space May 31, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg will broadcast an Earth-to-space call with ISS astronauts using Facebook Live. Space science enthusiasts are encouraged to watch and send their questions.
Space May 30, 2016
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module has been expanded in space for the first time. Why is NASA considering inflatable compartments for spaceships traveling to Mars?
Space May 29, 2016
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's birthday celebration reaches space. British astronaut Tim Peake greets UK's longest-reigning monarch by posting a birthday card from space and dressing for the occasion.
Space April 23, 2016
The International Space Station has now been joined by the Inflatable BEAM module. Why did mission engineers choose to use an expandable structure aboard the orbiting outpost?
Space April 16, 2016
Astronauts will deploy the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module and attach it to the ISS on April 16. The BEAM project will progress over the next two years.
Space April 14, 2016
The outer space will soon be literally within your grasp. Scientists from Arizona State University have developed a tiny, palm-sized satellite called FemtoSat, hoping to provide cheaper space missions that can be done by anyone.
Space April 10, 2016
SpaceX on Friday will continue its resupply missions to the International Space Station after its rocket failure in June last year. The mission will send a one-of-a-kind space module to the ISS.
Space April 8, 2016
Former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will chronicle his historic year in space in a forthcoming memoir. Kelly will write about the effects of long-term spaceflight on his body and his belief in the journey to Mars.
Space April 7, 2016
The Progress 63P mission's resupply vehicle successfully arrived at the International Space Station, bringing more than 3 tons of supplies to occupants of the ISS. What is next for travelers aboard the orbiting outpost?
Space April 3, 2016