SpaceX has launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit.
SpaceX will have to wait another day to deliver groceries to the International Space Station.
A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts hurtled into orbit Friday for a year-long mission to study the effects of extended time in space on the human body.
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.
Astronauts hurriedly evacuated the U.S. section of the International Space Station and moved to its Russian module after a coolant problem emerged Wednesday, but Russian and U.S. officials insisted all six crew were not in any danger.
You think YOUR house is crowded with house guests this season? NASA astronauts have been having Christmas dinner in a dining room the size of a Volkswagen for decades, and this season is no exception, although the International Space Station is far more spacious than the original Apollo capsule where one of the most famous Christmases in space was ever celebrated.
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.
In a major announcement that will end the reliance on the Russians to launch Americans into space and could also determine which private company launches the first manned mission to mars, NASA on Tuesday afternoon awarded the human spaceflight contract worth $6.8 billion to both SpaceX and Boeing.
NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil, and one of the likely contenders is SpaceX, the private rocket company formed by PayPal and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk.
NASA asks private businesses to make their pitch for using the International Space Station for private commercial businesses. Companies will have to develop their own way to get there, though.