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Giant Water Bubble Engulfs Video Camera On Space Station, With Hilarious Results

What does the view look like from inside a water bubble? Earlier this year, astronauts on the International Space Station…

9 years ago

Astronaut Snaps Amazing Picture Of His Crewmates Returning To Earth

Wow! See that bright streak in the photo above? That's a shot of the Expedition 40 crew making a flawless…

10 years ago

Cygnus Commercial Resupply Ship ‘Janice Voss’ Berths to Space Station on 45th Apollo 11 Anniversary

Following a nearly three day journey, an Orbital Sciences Corp. Cygnus commercial cargo freighter carrying a ton and a half…

10 years ago

Antares Commercial Rocket Cleared for July 11 Space Station Blastoff Following Engine Re-Inspection

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA - The long delayed liftoff of an Orbital Sciences Corp. commercial Antares rocket on a…

10 years ago

Astronauts Shave Their Heads Bald After U.S. Loses FIFA Match To Germany

Lose a soccer game and lose your hair. That's apparently the deal that American astronauts made on the International Space…

10 years ago

Watch Live As Three People Return From Space Today

It's time to come home! Expedition 39 astronauts Rick Mastracchio, Koichi Wakata and Mikhail Tyurin will climb into a Russian…

10 years ago

UPDATE: Spacewalkers Zip Through Tasks To Fix Broken Computer

UPDATE, 11:42 a.m. EDT: Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson finished their spacewalk in just 1 hour and 36 minutes, nearly…

10 years ago

Urgent Spacewalk Must Dance Between Dragon and Progress Spacecraft

It's a good thing that next week's urgent spacewalk is pegged as a short one, because the coming days will be hectic…

10 years ago

Shiny: Astronaut Wears ‘Firefly’ T-Shirt In First Instagram From Space

And now, time for some thrilling heroics. NASA astronaut Steve Swanson sent out the first Instagram from space last week…

10 years ago

Event Alert: Watch Space Station Hatch Opening Live Tonight

Update, 8:33 p.m. EDT: The Soyuz spacecraft arrived safely at station at 7:53 p.m. EDT (11:53 a.m. UTC) and coverage of…

10 years ago