ISS

China Launches the Core Module of Its New Space Station

Early on Thursday, a Long March 5B rocket - currently the most powerful of China's space launch vehicles - blasted…

2 weeks ago

China and Russia Will Be Partners in a Lunar Research Station

There are many paths to the Moon, and not all of them go through the Lunar Gateway. This week, the…

2 months ago

Attention Astronauts. Fresh Radishes Are Now On the Menu

Radishes are a very divisive food - most people either love them or hate them.  However, they are very easy…

5 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…

5 months ago

Spacefaring Worms Show How Gravity Affects Genes

New research involving nemotode worms aboard the ISS have shown that the effects of microgravity extend to the genetic level.

5 months ago

There’s Fabric on the Space Station That Scientists Are Using to “Listen” for Space Dust Impacts

One of the biggest threats to the International Space Station (ISS) comes from micrometeoroid impacts.  A small hole in the…

6 months 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…

6 months 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…

7 months 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…

7 months ago

The Crew of the ISS has Found the Source of the Station’s Air Leak

The ISS crew has found the source of the elusive leak using (wait for it!) tea leaves! The hole is…

7 months ago