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Spectacular Earth Timelapse Video: Christmas Gift from Alexander Gerst’s 2014 ISS Voyage

http://youtu.be/lNwWOul4i9Y Video Caption: Watch the Earth roll by through the perspective of German astronaut Alexander Gerst in this 4K six-minute…

8 years ago

Satellite Debris Forces Space Station To Evade Threat Hours Before Collision Risk

A spacecraft attached to the International Space Station did an "emergency maneuver" to push the complex, which now houses six…

8 years ago

Europe’s Last ATV Cargo Ship Docks Safely At Space Station

It took two weeks to get there, but all indications is it was worth the wait. The final automated transfer…

8 years ago

Amazing Telescopic Pictures Of The Space Station And A Cargo Ship Heading That Way

Here's your morning photographic space delight: the International Space Station and the last European automated transfer vehicle (ATV), Georges Lemaître,…

8 years ago

Cargo Ship’s Fiery Demise Could Help Predict What Happens When The Space Station Burns Up

It's sad to think about, but there will be a day sometime when the International Space Station makes its final…

8 years ago

Why Trapping Somebody In Space Only Takes A Breeze (And Other Highlights From Expedition 40)

Imagine that you were in the middle of a module on the International Space Station. Floating in mid-air, far from…

8 years ago

Here’s What A Spacecraft Looks Like Burning Up (Plus Correction of Past Article)

Flame and fireworks. That's what the Automated Transfer Vehicle Albert Einstein appeared to astronauts to be like as it made…

9 years ago

Space Trucks! A Pictorial History Of These Mighty Machines

Cargo resupply ships are vital for space exploration. These days they bring food, experiments and equipment to astronauts on the…

9 years ago

First-Ever Video of an ATV Vehicle Into Orbit!

Yesterday, June 5, the European Space Agency launched their ATV-4 Albert Einstein cargo vessel from their spaceport in French Guiana.…

9 years ago

ATV-4 Albert Einstein Says ‘Fill ‘er Up!’

The next European cargo mission to the International Space Station is preparing for launch, and in this new image, a…

9 years ago