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Astronauts Could Rely on Algae as the Perfect Life Support Partner

Researchers from Germany are testing a new hybrid life support system aboard the ISS, which uses algae to clean the…

4 months ago

NASA has Cleared Crew Dragon to Fly. Demo-1 Launches on March 2

NASA has announced that the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule is ready for its first demo flight. After discussions with SpaceX,…

6 months ago

X-rays Might be a Better Way to Communicate in Space

In the coming years, NASA plans to test x-ray technology aboard the ISS as a way of creating more robust…

6 months ago

Extreme Bacteria on the Space Station are Evolving to Handle the Harsh Conditions, not to Make Astronauts Sick

A new study conducted by researchers from NWU has shown that bacteria do not mutate into super bugs.

8 months ago

Russian Cosmonaut says that the Hole in the ISS was Drilled From the Inside

According to statements from cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, the hole found in the ISS was drilled from the inside and the…

8 months ago

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria has been Found on the Space Station’s Toilet

NASA keeps a close eye on the bacteria inhabiting the International Space Station with a program called the Microbial Observatory…

9 months ago

To Avoid Vision Problems in Space, Astronauts Will Need Some Kind of Artificial Gravity

A new study by an international team of researchers has indicated the need for artificial gravity to mitigate the effects…

11 months ago

A Japanese Company is About to Test a Tiny Space Elevator… in Space

A team of Japanese engineers recently constructed a scale-model of a space elevator, which will be sent to the ISS…

12 months ago

The Coldest Place in Space Has Been Created. Next Challenge, Coldest Place in the Universe

The Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL), which was installed aboard the ISS this past May, just reached a milestone by creating…

1 year ago

NASA is Looking for New Ways to Deal With Trash on Deep Space Missions

NASA is currently partnering with companies to develop technologies for dealing with garbage during long-duration space flights.

1 year ago