Researchers examined the daily activities of astronauts from space to help develop a treatment for orthostatic intolerance. The condition often causes people to faint due to low blood pressure.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 21, 2019
Lightning struck the Soyuz-2-1b rocket shortly after the launch vehicle's liftoff. No damage happened and the rocket was able to deliver its payload — a replenishment satellite for Russia's orbital navigation network in mid-Earth orbit.
Space May 28, 2019
Astronauts who will venture to the Moon and Mars will be subjected to cosmic radiation, lack of gravity, and other potential health risks. NASA is figuring out ways to protect future spacefarers from the harmful conditions of space.
Space May 16, 2019
After several failed attempts, private Japanese aerospace company Interstellar Technologies Inc. have successfully launched its MOMO F3 rocket into a test flight in space. This event is crucial for the future of Japanese private space industry.
Space May 10, 2019
NASA engineer Christina Koch's 328-day stay on the ISS will provide researchers with data on the health effects of spaceflight on the female body. This will help astronauts better prepare for the rigors of long-term space travel in the future.
Space April 30, 2019
NASA astronaut Christina Koch is scheduled to stay on the ISS for 328 consecutive days. This will allow her to set the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, surpassing Peggy Whitson's 288-day stint in space.
Space April 17, 2019
Results of the landmark study featuring astronaut twins Mark and Scott Kelly revealed that the human body can survive long-duration space missions. Scott Kelly's health remained stable even after almost a year in space.
Space April 12, 2019
All is set at Blue Origin’s test flight center in Texas as Jeff Bezos’s team is gearing up for New Shepard’s eighth launch on April 29. The New Shepard is a reusable rocket aimed to send paying passengers into space.
Space April 28, 2018
NASA clarified that what happened to astronaut Scott Kelly in space is changes in his gene expression and not fundamental changes in his DNA. The space agency said scientists are studying further how space flight affects the human body.
Space March 19, 2018
The U.S. space agency has collaborated with SpaceX and Boeing to launch crewed missions to the space station. The tie-up will enable NASA to send astronauts from the United States.
Space January 7, 2018
Space travel takes a toll on the health of astronauts, according to various studies conducted by NASA. The health afflictions can vary from blurry visions to gene alteration.
Space November 9, 2017
Blame the combination of microgravity and deep space radiation. Researchers warn against the potential threat of leukemia in astronauts, as a result of their findings within NASA's Human Research Program.
Space March 9, 2017
Why did NASA give up the Space Shuttle program despite no alternative launch vehicle? Robert Frost delves on issues in funding, human resources, and changes in White House administrations as well as the advent of the Commercial Crew Program.
Space February 4, 2017
MRI scans done on more than 20 astronauts reveal new results on how microgravity can affect the human brain. The team finds, for instance, that astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight.
Space February 2, 2017
Scott Kelly is still on his road to recovery. Two months on Earth and the former NASA astronaut is still suffering from stiff legs, sore feet and fatigue.
Space May 27, 2016
David Saint-Jacques will be the first of the two Canadian astronauts to go into space. Spaceflight aboard the Russian Soyuz rocket is scheduled in November 2018.
Space May 18, 2016
NASA astronauts practiced on part-task trainers for Boeing's CST-100 Starliner, which will be used to train astronauts in all aspects of shuttle launch, flight, and docking. The training is in anticipation of future space travel.
Space April 28, 2016
Microsatellites weighing under 100 pounds could soon be brought into orbit quickly and cheaply, thanks to a new aerospace company. What inspired two founders of SpaceX to develop their own rocket?
Space April 27, 2016
NASA began testing an advanced solar sail propulsion system called HERTS E-sail on March 11. The system could help halve the time it takes to travel through interstellar space.
Space April 14, 2016
A Falcon 9 booster rocket touched down for a picture-perfect landing on a floating barge on April 8. What makes this landing so important for the future of human space flight?
Space April 9, 2016
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket re-launched into space on April 2 and safely landed back to Earth. The reusable rocket carried two microgravity science experiments: BORE and COLLIDE.
Space April 4, 2016
NASA's Jeff Williams hitched a ride onboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft on Friday for a six-month ISS mission. This new mission will give Williams the chance to beat Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly's 522 days in space record.
Space March 18, 2016
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko successfully returned to Earth on Tuesday onboard a Russian Soyuz capsule. The duo spent 340 days on the International Space Station, taking part in medical studies designed to find out the impact of long-term space travel on human health.
Space March 2, 2016
Mars is the most likely planet to be visited by humans in the near future. A newly proposed propulsion system could deliver cargo to the red planet in just 30 minutes.
Space February 27, 2016
Virgin Galactic assures that its new Spaceship Unity is much safer than its predecessor. The spaceflight company has tweaked a few safety features inside the new spaceship.
Space February 22, 2016
The company Spaceflight Industries wants to send satellites up into space by using ridesharing on a reusable rocket produced by Elon Musk's company SpaceX.
FUTURE TECH September 30, 2015
The National Space Society and the Space Frontier Foundation report that manned spaceflight to Mars and other locations beyond the orbit of the Earth can become even more affordable by establishing a permanent lunar base and mining fuel from the Moon to cover space mission costs.
Space July 22, 2015
A new private company plans on ditching the expensive fuel systems used in most rockets and replacing them with a system powered by microwave energy - making spaceflight more affordable than ever.
Space July 20, 2015
SpaceX may be a young but it has already accomplished feats never been done by its counterparts. Elon Musk's company also sets its eyes on an innovation that could significantly change the spaceflight industry.
Space May 26, 2015
If you've ever wanted to take a trip to space, you might want to buy your 'Interstellar' ticket on Fandango.
Movies/TV Shows October 31, 2014
Triton has been imaged like never before, from images taken 25 years ago by Voyager 2.
Space August 24, 2014
NASA, U.S. Navy get last chance to practice ocean recovery of Orion spacecraft before it first launch, set for December. Recovery procedures get workout off the California coast.
Space August 7, 2014
Angara, the first new Russian rocket since the Cold War, was delayed from its maiden flight. But how important is it to Moscow for the rocket design to work?
Space June 28, 2014