international space station

Can We Survive in Space? It Might Depend on How Our Gut Microbiome Adapts

For over a century, people have dreamed of the day when humanity (as a species) would venture into space. In…

2 days 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…

3 months ago

We Don't Know Enough About the Biomedical Challenges of Deep Space Exploration

Although humans have flown to space for decades, the missions have primarily been in low-Earth orbit, with just a handful…

5 months ago

The Space Station is Getting Gigabit Internet

NASA is upgrading the ISS communication system with the first end-to-end laser relay system.

6 months ago

Russia's Luna 25 Lander Crashed Into the Moon

On Saturday, Aug. 19th, Russia's Luna-25 spacecraft suffered an engine malfunction and crashed its lunar lander on the Moon's surface.

6 months ago

The Final Flight of Ariane 5 Means That Europe is Out of Rockets

The ESA's Ariane 5 rocket just conducted its last launch to space.

8 months ago

Good News! Astronauts are Drinking Almost all of Their Own Urine

Thanks to a new subsystem, called the Brine Processor Assembly (BPA) astronauts aboard the ISS can now recover most of…

8 months ago

Artificial Gravity Tests on Earth Could Improve Astronaut Health in Space

The ESA is conducting a new study that measures the effects simulated gravity and exercise have for astronaut health.

9 months ago

What Can Be Done to Help Astronaut Vision in Space?

A new study by a team of Australian researchers has led to a non-invasive way to test astronauts for changes…

11 months ago

Another Russian Spacecraft is Leaking Coolant

A Russian spacecraft docked with the ISS has reportedly suffered a coolant link for the second time in just a…

1 year ago