International Space Station

There’s Fabric on the Space Station That Scientists Are Using to “Listen” for Space Dust Impacts

One of the biggest threats to the International Space Station (ISS) comes from micrometeoroid impacts.  A small hole in the…

4 days ago

Earth’s toughest bacteria can survive unprotected in space for at least a year

A remarkable microbe named Deinococcus radiodurans (the name comes from the Greek deinos meaning terrible, kokkos meaning grain or berry,…

2 weeks ago

SpaceX’s Resilience Spacecraft has Lifted Off and is Headed for the ISS!

NASA and SpaceX have once again made history with the flight of the Crew-1 (Resilience) to the ISS, the first…

2 weeks ago

ISS Crew Return Safely to Earth

After 196 days in space, some record spacewalks, several experiments, and patching an air leak, the crew of Expedition 63…

1 month ago

What Martian Settlers Need to Know About Soil Can Teach us How to Grow Better on Earth

The Soil Health in Space experiment is now being conducted on the ISS, which could lead to sustainable farming on…

1 month ago

The Air Leak on the International Space Station is Worse Than Previously Believed

The crew aboard the ISS have managed to narrow the search for the leak, which NASA and Roscosmos both insist…

2 months ago

Astronauts Come Back to Earth on August 2nd, Completing the Full Crew Dragon Test

On Sunday, August 2nd, astronauts Bog and Doug will return from the ISS, thus completing NASA's first crewed mission from…

4 months ago

NASA Changes its Mind. It Will be Using Previously Flown Crew Dragons and Falcon 9

NASA has announced that starting next year, SpaceX will be able to reuse its Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9…

5 months ago

How to Make the Food and Water Mars-Bound Astronauts Will Need for Their Mission

New technologies are being developed that will ensure astronauts have plenty of drinking water and food wherever resupply missions are…

6 months ago

NASA tells Boeing to Make 61 Corrective Actions to Starliner Before the Program can Continue

An independent review has found 61 issues that need to be fixed before Boeing's CST-100 Starliner can take to space…

9 months ago