Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka has spent more time in space than anyone. On June 28, Padalka marked his 803rd cumulative day in space, breaking the previous record of 802 days.
Space July 1, 2015
Italian astronaut returns to Earth with two new records attached to her name. No woman or European astronaut has ever spent as much time in space on a single uninterrupted mission as she has.
Space June 11, 2015
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station is on a mission to cook her favorite food while in space. She shows in a series of videos how to make tacos, chicken and rice.
Space June 8, 2015
How do astronauts pee and dispose of their bodily wastes in low-gravity environments? A YouTube video uploaded by ESA shows Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti giving a walk through what astronauts do when nature calls.
Space May 11, 2015
Samantha Cristoforetti will return to Earth from the International Space Station in the middle of May. What made the Italian astronaut's trip so special?
Space May 7, 2015
Samantha Cristoforetti, a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, sips coffee from special zero gravity cup. Her Twitter post shows her drinking coffee with a great view of the Earth in the background.
Space May 5, 2015
Samantha Cristoforetti is now the first person ever to wear a Star Trek uniform while in space. What else is happening aboard the International Space Station?
Space April 20, 2015
Astronauts on the International Space Station will include turkey, cornbread stuffing, and more, stored in plastic pouches. Which Thanksgiving Day staple will the earliest settlers in space likely take first to alien worlds?
Space November 26, 2014
Samantha Cristoforetti arrived at the International space station, along with an espresso machine. A new application allows users to communicate directly with the astronaut.
Space November 24, 2014
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