Space Station

NASA Plans to Retire the Space Station in 2030 and Replace it with Commercially Owned “Destinations” in Low Earth Orbit

While it may seem like the International Space Station is just now fully hitting its stride as far as scientific…

3 days 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…

1 month ago

Nooo! Canadarm2 Hit by a Piece of Space Debris

The International Space Station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2, was struck by a piece of space debris. But luckily, it appears to…

6 months ago

Mount Everest, Seen from Space!

One under-appreciated space asset is the photography skills of the Russian cosmonauts on board the International Space Station. They are…

1 year ago

China will begin constructing its space station in 2021

The Chinese space agency is building a brand new space station, and they're going about it in a suitably impressive…

2 years ago

The Lunar Gateway Will be in a “Near-Rectilinear Halo Orbit”

After months of discussion, the space agencies behind the Lunar Gateway have decided how the space station will orbit the…

2 years ago

Soyuz Launch Carrying Two Astronauts is Forced to Abort, Landing Safely Back on Earth

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two crew members to the ISS has experienced a booster failure. The craft executed an emergency…

3 years ago

2 US Astronauts Conduct Unplanned, Rapidly Executed Contingency Space Walk on Space Station

In the space of just 3 days, a pair of NASA astronauts conducted an unplanned and rapidly executed contingency space…

5 years ago

Preleminary Results In NASA Twins Study Released

NASA has released the preliminary results of their study of prolonged stays in space on the human body.

5 years ago

What Is The Interplanetary Transport Network?

Sure, if you've got lots of energy, you can zip around the Solar System. But if you’ve got time and…

5 years ago