Space Station

Astronauts are Getting a New Toilet Next Week

When astronauts have to go, NASA wants them to boldly go. A new space toilet is heading to the International…

2 months ago

This is the View You Get Staring out of the Space Station’s Cupola Module

Those lucky few who have the incredible opportunity to see the Earth from space often report the view gives them…

2 months ago

One of the Best Pictures Ever Taken of ISS from the Ground. You Can Even See the Canadarm2

Astrophotographer Thierry Legault is renowned for his amazing shots of spacecraft transiting the Sun. He’s now outdone even himself. (more…)

5 months ago

Astronaut Drops a Mirror During a Spacewalk. Now There’s Another Piece of Space Junk

Oops. Dropping a mirror on Earth is only minor cause for concern, perhaps about the potential of some upcoming bad…

5 months ago

China will begin constructing its space station in 2021

The Chinese space agency is building a brand new space station, and they're going about it in a suitably impressive…

6 months ago

Crew Dragon Will Be Launching on May 27th

NASA and SpaceX are targeting May 27, 2020 for an historic mission: the launch of the first astronauts on the…

7 months ago

Record-Setting Space Travelers Return to Earth

A trio of space travelers returned to Earth this morning from the International Space Station, including NASA astronaut Christina Koch,…

10 months ago

New Project Headed by Apollo’s Charlie Duke to Send Messages to Space

When astronaut Charlie Duke walked on the Moon in April of 1972 during the Apollo 16 mission, he brought along…

12 months ago

China’s Tiangong 2 was Destroyed Last Week, Burning up in the Atmosphere Over the South Pacific Ocean

China recently successfully conducted a controlled deorbit of its second orbital laboratory, Tiangong-2.

1 year ago

The Lunar Gateway Will be in a “Near-Rectilinear Halo Orbit”

After months of discussion, the space agencies behind the Lunar Gateway have decided how the space station will orbit the…

1 year ago