International Space Station (ISS)

The International Space Station’s Air Leaks are Increasing. No Danger to the Crew

Only the other week I had to fix my leaky tap. That was a nightmare.  I cannot begin to imagine…

1 month ago

NASA is Done Setting Fires Inside its Doomed Cargo Spacecraft

Fire on a spacecraft can be catastrophic. It can spread quickly in a confined space, and for trapped astronauts, there…

2 months ago

An Astronaut Controls a Robotic Dog From Orbit

Swedish astronaut Marcus Wandt took control of a series of robots in Germany while on board the International Space Station,…

2 months ago

Ouch. Canadarm2 Took a Direct Hit From a Micrometeorite

Living in space comes with risks. For astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), those risks occasionally make themselves intrusively…

4 months ago

Dream Chaser is Getting Tested at NASA

After a journey spanning almost two decades, Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser reusable spaceplane, named Tenacity, is officially undergoing environmental…

4 months ago

The International Space Station Celebrates 25 Years in Space

NASA recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the International Space Station (ISS) with a space-to-Earth call between the 7-person Expedition…

4 months ago

Red Sprites are Best Seen from Space

Planet Earth is full of some truly awe-inspiring spectacles, but few are as intriguing as a sprite, which are officially…

4 months ago

China is Planning to Double the Size of its Space Station

China announced that it will double the size of Tiangong in the hopes that it will fill the void left…

6 months ago

Crew-7 Reaches the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew-7, the next group of four astronauts, are now on board the International Space Station, and this diverse crew…

8 months ago

Spacecraft Could Shuttle Astronauts and Supplies to and From the Moon on a Regular Basis

A team of scientists calculated the orbital trajectory for a spacecraft that will make regular trips between the Earth and…

8 months ago