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Japanese Billionaire Finishes Up Space Station Mission With Online Flourishes

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and two crewmates have returned to Earth after an 11-day mission to the International Space Station…

1 month ago

Fungi Were Able to Absorb Radiation on the ISS. Could Astronauts Grow Their own Radiation Shields in Space?

A lack of effective radiation shielding is one of the biggest challenges still to be overcome if humans are to…

2 months ago

Blue Origin Announces the “Orbital Reef,” the Space Station they Plan to Build in Orbit

Blue Origin and Sierra Space have joined with other commercial space partners to create the first commercial space station: The…

3 months ago

The Astronauts who Would Have Tested Starliner Have Been Reassigned to an Upcoming SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch

NASA has taken the two astronauts selected to test the Starliner and reassigned them to fly the fifth SpaceX Dragon…

3 months ago

Russia’s new Module Kicks the Station out of Position, Causes a Delay for Starliner

The new Russian module temporarily kicked the ISS out of position, causing a delay for Boeing's Starliner mission.

6 months ago

Health Issues From Spaceflight Might Originate in the Mitochondria

An analysis of all the data we have on the effects of microgravity has indicated that the problem could have…

1 year ago

SpaceX’s Resilience Spacecraft has Lifted Off and is Headed for the ISS!

NASA and SpaceX have once again made history with the flight of the Crew-1 (Resilience) to the ISS, the first…

1 year ago

ISS Crew Return Safely to Earth

After 196 days in space, some record spacewalks, several experiments, and patching an air leak, the crew of Expedition 63…

1 year ago

What Martian Settlers Need to Know About Soil Can Teach us How to Grow Better on Earth

The Soil Health in Space experiment is now being conducted on the ISS, which could lead to sustainable farming on…

1 year ago

The Air Leak on the International Space Station is Worse Than Previously Believed

The crew aboard the ISS have managed to narrow the search for the leak, which NASA and Roscosmos both insist…

1 year ago