International Space Station (ISS)

Mount Everest, Seen from Space!

One under-appreciated space asset is the photography skills of the Russian cosmonauts on board the International Space Station. They are…

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…)

3 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…

3 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…

5 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,…

8 months ago

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Took a Space Selfie, Capturing her Reflection in the Space Station

If there's an award for "Selfie of the Year" NASA astronaut Jessica Meir just won it. (more…)

8 months 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…

9 months ago

The International Space Station Rides High Through the May Sky

May is graduation month, and with it, school star party season is about to conclude. If you happen to be…

1 year 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…

2 years ago

This is What Icebergs Look Like at the End of Their Lives. This One’s 18 Years Old

Nothing lasts forever, especially an iceberg drifting away from its frigid home. This coffin-shaped iceberg was spotted by astronauts on…

2 years ago