Space Station

The Bigelow Expandable Module Is About To Blow Up

The BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) is attached to the International Space Station, and will be carefully inflated on Thursday,…

4 years ago

Inflatable Space Habitat To Be Tested On The ISS

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, an inflatable space habitat, will be launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon then attached to the…

5 years ago

Cygnus Commercial Space Freighter Arrives at Space Station with 3.5 Tons of Supplies

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Following a perfectly executed three day orbital rendezvous, NASA astronaut and Expedition 47 Commander Tim…

5 years ago

Russian Crowdfunded Satellite May Soon Become Brightest “Star” in the Sky

A group of Russian engineering students hope to use crowdfunding to build and launch what may be the brightest satellite…

5 years ago

Space Station Back At Dusk / See Orion’s Curlicue and Five Dawn Planets

Here are some cool things to look for in the night sky this coming week including many passes of the…

5 years ago

Yummy! ISS Astronauts Eat First Space-Grown Food

https://youtu.be/D_723qwjULM Video caption: That's one small bite for a man, one giant leaf for mankind: NASA Astronauts Scott Kelly, Kjell…

5 years ago

How Low Can You Orbit?

The Earth’s atmosphere is a total drag, especially if you’re trying to orbit our planet. So how low can you…

5 years ago

Record Setting Italian Female Astronaut and ISS Crewmates Land in Sunny Kazakhstan

An international crew comprising a Russian cosmonaut, a US astronaut and an Italian astronaut who accomplished a record setting flight…

5 years ago

Russia Postpones ISS Crew Rotations Following Progress Freighter Failure

Russia and its International Space Station (ISS) partners have prudently decided to postpone the scheduled upcoming crew rotations, involving departures…

5 years ago

Last Minute Scrub for SpaceX Dragon Launch; Try Again Friday for Historic 1st Stage Landing

An actuator that was “behaving strangely” on the SpaceX Falcon 9’s upper stage caused a last minute scrub for Tuesday's…

6 years ago