ISS

Now we Know why Spaceflight Affects Your Eyes

70% of astronauts who spend time on the International Space Station (ISS) experience swelling at the back of their eyes,…

3 weeks ago

The Severe Pacific Northwest Flooding Seen From Space

The severe flooding that happened this month was captured by Earth Observation satellites, showing the extent of Climate Change in…

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…

4 months ago

Astronauts Have Used Bacteria to Extract Useful Metals out of Rocks

History has viewed mining as a job that requires a lot of heavy machinery and physical labor.  Pulling valuable material…

4 months ago

Cosmonauts Find Cracks in the Aging Zarya ISS Module

Cosmonauts aboard the ISS have reported new cracks in the Zarya module, the latest indication that the ISS is showing…

5 months ago

China Wants to Build a Spaceship That’s Kilometers Long

China is considering building spacecraft in orbit that would measure a few kilometers long and ensure they become the dominant…

5 months ago

NASA Sends a 3D Printer for Lunar Regolith and More to the ISS

One of the reasons the ISS is still alive and kicking is that it offers a unique environment for testing…

6 months ago

Boeing Starliner Launch Scrubbed. No Idea When it Might fly

With all the news recently about relatively young rocket companies successfully flinging their founders and some actual astronauts into space,…

6 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