The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) may be receiving something a bit unusual in their latest shipment of cargo. Drinks giant Suntory sent Japanese whiskey into space-for science.
In order to meet budget goals, NASA is turning to museums to find the parts that it needs for the International Space Station
A NASA astronaut has captured some spectacular footage of the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, as they appeared over Earth's horizon.
Have you ever wanted to see what Earth looks like from space? You, too, can be an astronaut--with the power of virtual reality.
NASA astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have grown the first ever vegetables in space-and are about to eat them.
Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned safely to Earth on Thursday after a mission lasting 199 days.
Scientists have announced a new method to monitor the quality of air and water in real time with one system.
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.