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Crew Dragon Abort Test is Scheduled for Saturday Morning

On Saturday morning, Jan. 18th, 2020, SpaceX and NASA will be conducting the in-flight abort test of the Crew Dragon,…

2 weeks ago

Cool Photo of Canadarm2 With its Dextre Hand. Oh and the Earth. That’s Nice Too.

Check out this image of the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Canadarm2 on the International Space Station. The CSA's Dextre is…

1 month ago

Astronauts are Going to Attach a “Robot Hotel” to the Outside of the International Space Station

The Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS) unit recently launched for the ISS, where it will be integrated and provide a home…

2 months ago

Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity

A team of Australian researchers have found evidence that microgravity can disrupt the spread of cancer cells, which could lead…

2 months ago

Boeing and Airstream Show off Their New Astronaut Transport Vehicle: the Astrovan II

When it comes to brand recognition, Airstream's got game. Their silver, space-age looking travel trailers and touring coaches are iconic.…

3 months ago

Time-lapse Captured from the International Space Station

400 photos. 11 minutes. That's what it took to create this time-lapse of the Earth and stars as the International…

3 months ago

They’ve Got Spacesuits that Fit Now. Christina Koch and Jessica Meir Will Spacewalk on October 21st

The all-female astronaut walk is back on. Back on March 26th, 2019, NASA was forced to cancel the first all-female…

4 months ago

Nine Astronauts from Four Different Space Agencies are on the International Space Station Right Now

The International Space Station's usual complement of six astronauts grew by 50% recently, making things a little crowded up there.…

4 months ago

Mice That Spend a Month in Space Were Able to Reproduce Once They Got Back to Earth

A team of Japanese researchers have used sperm from mice that spent time aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to…

4 months ago

Upgraded ISS Now Has a 600 Megabit per Second Internet Connection

In the digital age, connectivity and bandwidth are important, even if you're in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). And when you're…

5 months ago