International Space Station

An astronaut (NASA/Getty Images)

Spacewalking Astronauts Complete Cable Repair Outside International Space Station For New NASA Capsules

It was the third spacewalk in just over a week for Americans Terry Virts and Butch Wilmore, and the quickest succession of spacewalks since NASA’s former shuttle days.

03/01/2015

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tweeted this view of the Bay Area from the International Space Station. (Source: Twitter user @AstroSamantha)

Astronaut’s ‘Hello San Francisco’ Tweet Shows Clear View Of Bay Area From Space Station

An Italian astronaut tweeted a hello greeting to the Bay Area Tuesday morning with a picture of her view of the Bay from the International Space Station.

01/20/2015

SpaceX Launch

Booster Rocket Breaks Apart Attempting Soft Landing After Successful SpaceX Launch At Cape Canaveral

SpaceX pulled off another successful launch of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday, but its revolutionary attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean barge fared less well.

01/10/2015

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon space craft are readied on October 7, 2012 for an evening launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages)

SpaceX Calls Off Rocket Flight To International Space Station 1 Minute Before Launch

SpaceX has called off its flight to the International Space Station.

01/06/2015

(NASA)

WATCH: Astronauts Ring In The New Year 16 Times From Space

Astronauts on board the International Space Station celebrated New Year’s Day 16 times as it orbited the globe at 17,500 miles per hour.

01/01/2015

(European Space Agency)

Astronaut Releases Gorgeous Time Lapse Video From 166 Days Spent At International Space Station

A German astronaut has compiled a breathtaking time lapse video of the time he spent aboard the International Space Station.

12/29/2014

(Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images)

Bay Area Students’ Shrimp Project Destroyed In Tuesday’s Rocket Explosion

The explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.

10/29/2014

Two Planet Labs CubeSats are deployed from the International Space Station on February 25, 201. (NASA)

SF-Based Planet Labs To Increase Fleet Of 71 Mini Satellites To Take New Images Of Entire Earth Every Day

A Bay Area firm that makes low-cost satellites the size of shoe boxes is planning to increase the fleet of orbiting devices in order to take new images of the entire Earth every day.

10/14/2014

SpaceX Rocket Launch

SpaceX Cargo Ship Docks With ISS, Delivers 3-D Printer

A SpaceX cargo ship docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.

09/23/2014

International Space Station

KCBS Cover Story: Space Station Astronauts Speak To San Jose Students

The students at Washington Elementary looked up to the astronauts at the International Space Station. Their field trip Wednesday to the Tech Museum of Innovation left little doubt.

03/08/2012

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