There are several hazards when it comes to space travel, and one of them is muscle and bone loss. Now, a tiny roundworm may help keep astronauts healthy on long-duration space missions.
The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) is preparing to ring in the new year..
Astronauts may be getting their espresso fix in space. Scientists have designed a new cup that can defy the low-gravity environment encountered aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA could have prevented one of its scariest events that occurred during July month's space walk, when the Italian astronaut NASA could have prevented one of its scariest events that occurred during July month’s space walk, when the Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano’s found his helmet flooded wi...
From the vantage point of the International Space Station, astronauts frequently observe atmospheric and surface phenomena in ways that are impossible to view from the ground. Two such phenomena--gravity waves and sunglint--are illustrated in this photograph of northeastern Lake Superior.
The first 3D printer bound for space passed a series of critical microgravity tests at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Made in Space, the space manufacturing company, conducted examinations of their proprietary 3D printer technology during four microgravity flights lasting two hours e...
A new crew has blasted off to the International Space station in a Soyuz rocket and now they've joined their crewmates at their new home today.
Orbital Science Corporation's Antares Rocket is ready for takeoff after the strong Vancouver wind force it to wait delay its launch time by about an hour.
A new Russian-American crew arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) Friday after a fast-track trip from Earth which lasted under six hours and carried three astronauts.
Three astronauts blasted off from the steppes of Central Asia aboard of Russian Soyuz spacecraft, in a record breaking speed to the International Space Station.
The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft successfully arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, March 3, with a one day delay caused by an intitial problem with engaging the on-board thrusters.
After initial problems with its thrusters caused a delay, ISS Program and SpaceX managers Saturday gave the go-ahead for the SpaceX’s Dragon cargo vehicle to rendezvous with the station on Sunday, March 3, one day later than originally planned.