ISS

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 months ago

NASA 2024 NIAC Program Selects Deep-Space Hibernation Technology for Development

In the next fifteen years, NASA, China, and SpaceX will make the next great leap in space exploration by sending…

3 months ago

How Can Astronauts Maintain Their Bodies With Minimal Equipment?

Decades of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and other spacecraft in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) have shown that…

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

The Space Station is Getting Gigabit Internet

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

7 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.

8 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.

9 months ago

If There Were a War in Space, Debris Would Destroy all Remaining Satellites in About 40 Years

On one particular day in 2021, astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the ISS must have felt a pin-prick of fear and…

10 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…

10 months ago

Building a Satellite out of Wood? Use Magnolia

Typically when you think of a satellite, you think of a metal box with electronic components inside it. But that…

11 months ago