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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…

1 week 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 weeks 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…

3 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…

4 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…

7 months ago

Astronauts Could Rely on Algae as the Perfect Life Support Partner

Researchers from Germany are testing a new hybrid life support system aboard the ISS, which uses algae to clean the…

7 months ago

Extreme Bacteria on the Space Station are Evolving to Handle the Harsh Conditions, not to Make Astronauts Sick

A new study conducted by researchers from NWU has shown that bacteria do not mutate into super bugs.

11 months ago

A Japanese Company is About to Test a Tiny Space Elevator… in Space

A team of Japanese engineers recently constructed a scale-model of a space elevator, which will be sent to the ISS…

1 year ago

NASA is Looking for New Ways to Deal With Trash on Deep Space Missions

NASA is currently partnering with companies to develop technologies for dealing with garbage during long-duration space flights.

1 year ago

A Satellite With a Harpoon, Net and Drag Sail to Capture Space Junk is in Orbit and Will be Tested Soon

The RemoveDebris satellite, a spacecraft designed to remove junk from orbit, recently deployed from the ISS to begin demonstrating its…

1 year ago