Space Stations
NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission  ASTRO WATCH · 20 hours
NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA... more
Ground station startup Leaf Space plans capital raise  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Italian startup Leaf Space wants to triple the number of ground station locations it has by late next year, citing... more
SpaceX's Next Space Station Cargo Launch Delayed to April 30  SPACE.COM · 2 days
SpaceX has pushed back the launch of its next robotic resupply mission to the International Space Station by four days, to April 30. more
Cygnus Cargo Spaceship Makes Easter Delivery to International Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 days
This morning, Northrop Grumman Corp's Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station to drop off thousands of pounds of cargo for the crew. more
American astronaut's dreams of seeing space becoming reality  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A Mainer who's headed to the International Space Station says she's always dreamed of being in space and "seeing this giant blue ball below me." more
Video: Soon, kidneys-on-a-chip will rocket to space station  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
UW scientists are prepping a kidney-on-a-chip experiment at Cape Canaveral, Florida, awaiting a shuttle launch that will take the chips into space. At an altitude of 250 miles, astronauts will help study how reduced gravity in space... more
Exercises and swimming goggles may reduce adverse effects on eye during long spaceflights  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Astronauts on long missions at the International Space Station can experience changes to their eyes and vision that can last for years. more
Microcavity experiment heads to ISS  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The second Swinburne Haileybury International Space Station Experiment (SHINE) launched from Wallops Island, Virginia in the US aboard an Antares rocket at 6.46am (AEST), to make its way to the International Space Station (ISS). more
Antares launches Cygnus on ISS cargo mission  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus spacecraft April 17 carrying nearly three and a half tons of cargo bound... more
Antares Rocket Launches Cygnus Cargo Ship on Marathon Mission for NASA  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Northrop Grumman launched an Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus cargo ship filled with NASA goodies for space station astronauts today (April 17). more
Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia. more
First Emirati Astronaut Confirmed for ISS Mission  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
The identity of the first-ever Emirati, and indeed Arabic, astronaut to embark on a mission to the ISS has been confirmed, following... more
Op-ed | Lunar Gateway or Moon Direct?  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
NASA has proposed to build a lunar orbiting space station, called the lunar Gateway, to use as a base for lunar exploration.... more
A Rocket Launch to the Space Station Today Could Be Visible Along US East Coast!  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in... more
Two NASA astronauts to get extended ISS stays  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Two NASA astronauts will get extended stays on the International Space Station, NASA announced April 17, a move intended to... more
Latest Cygnus mission to ISS includes new features  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
The next Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo mission to the International Space Station will demonstrate two new capabilities, one before launch... more
Tiny Robots, Wearable Tech and More Weird Science Will Launch to Space Station Wednesday  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Two little robots, wearable tech and more weird science will launch to the International Space Station in a Northrop Grumman... more
Suspended animation  ESA · 5 days
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Luca Parmitano practicing for spacewalk to repair dark-matter hunter more
Spacewalk repair  ESA · 5 days
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Luca Parmitano practicing for spacewalk to repair dark-matter hunter more
Science on the Space Station  ESA · 6 days
After performing three spacewalks in under a month, you could be forgiven for thinking astronauts on board the International Space Station might be taking it easy. more
Falcon Heavy Delivers Arabsat-6A into Orbit  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
On Thursday, April 11 at 6:35 p.m. EDT, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launched the Arabsat-6A satellite from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space... more
Fireworks of Blue Lightning and Gamma-rays Above Thunderclouds  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
After only one year in space, the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station has given researchers a... more
Falcon Heavy sends first commercial satellite into orbit  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
COLORADO SPRINGS – SpaceX sent the Arabsat-6A communications satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit April 11, completing the Falcon Heavy rocket’s... more
The NASA Twins Study: A multidimensional analysis of a year-long human spaceflight  Science Magazine · 1 week
To understand the health impact of long-duration spaceflight, one identical twin astronaut was monitored before, during, and after a 1-year mission onboard the International... more
Astronaut has no lingering, major epigenetic differences from earthbound twin brother  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In a landmark study, a group of U.S. scientists from Johns Hopkins, Stanford University and other institutions has found no long-lasting, major differences between the epigenomes... more
Landmark NASA Twins Study Reveals Space Travel's Effects on the Human Body  SPACE.COM · 1 week
A year on the space station has an undeniable impact across the human body, but many of the body's systems recover after a return... more
Image: Cold plasma tested on ISS  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Low-temperature plasma – electrically charged gas – that was originally tested aboard the International Space Station is now being harnessed to kill drug-resistant bacteria and viruses that can cause infections in hospital. more
Image: Astronaut Matthias Maurer training for EVA  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer practices Space Station repairs in the Neutral Buoyancy Lab at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA. more
Cold fire  ESA · 2 weeks
Technology image of the week: Cold plasma tested aboard the International Space Station is now being harnessed against drug-resistant bacteria more
Astronaut's 9 to 5  ESA · 2 weeks
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer during spacewalk training more
Fireworks of blue lightning and gamma rays above thunderclouds  ESA · 2 weeks
After only one year in space, the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station has given... more
Spacewalking Astronauts Battle Stuck Panel, Wrangle Cables on Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Two spacewalking astronauts completed their work on time today (April 8), despite a stubborn panel on the International Space Station that added several minutes of troubleshooting to their... more
Spacewalking astronauts tackle battery, cable work  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Spacewalking astronauts are tackling battery and cable work outside the International Space Station. more
All microbes and fungi on the International Space Station catalogued  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A comprehensive catalogue of the bacteria and fungi found on surfaces inside the International Space Station (ISS) is being presented in a study published in the open-access journal... more
Watch 2 Astronauts Take a Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station Today!  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
If you've got a case of the Mondays, NASA is here to help: the agency will be broadcasting live as two astronauts climb outside... more
NASA researchers catalogue all microbes and fungi on the International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A comprehensive catalogue of the bacteria and fungi found on surfaces inside the International Space Station (ISS) is being presented in a study published... more
On This Day in Space! April 7, 1983: 1st Spacewalk from Space Shuttle  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On April 7, 1983, astronauts took the first spacewalk outside of a space shuttle during mission STS-6. See how it happened in... more
Progress MS-11 Cargo Spacecraft Docks with Space Station Using Ultra-short Flight Scheme  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The Progress MS-11 resupply ship has docked to the International Space Station (ISS) after using an ultra-short flight scheme. The flight lasted slightly over... more
Record-Breaking Satellite Advances NASA’s Exploration of High-Altitude GPS  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The four Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft recently broke the world record for navigating with GPS signals farther from Earth than... more
Debris from anti-satellite test no danger to ISS, India says  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
India insisted Saturday that debris from its anti-satellite missile test was not a danger to the International Space Station, in a rebuff to criticism from the US space... more
NASA Will Test 5 Habitat Designs for Its Lunar Gateway Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
NASA's Lunar Gateway space station design process is beginning to take shape: The agency has announced five new prototypes that it plans to test... more
ESA's CubeSat Central for Smaller Missions into Space  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
ESA has set up a dedicated unit to work on the standardized nanosatellites called ‘CubeSats’, teaming up with European companies... more
Wow! Astronaut Spots Cargo Ship Launch from Space Station (Photo)  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques snapped a photo of a Russian cargo spacecraft's zigzag launch trail from the International Space Station this morning (April 4). more
Russian supply ship heads for space station  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An unmanned Russian spacecraft carrying more than three tons of cargo is headed for the International Space Station. more
Russian Cargo Ship Launches on Superfast Trip to Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A new Russian Progress cargo ship is chasing the International Space Station on a superfast mission today (April 4) after a flawless liftoff atop its Soyuz rocket more
Russian Cargo Ship Launches on Superfast Trip Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A new Russian Progress cargo ship is chasing the International Space Station on a superfast mission today (April 4) after a flawless liftoff atop its Soyuz rocket more
[Research Articles] Stress-activated miR-204 governs senescent phenotypes of chondrocytes to promote osteoarthritis development  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
A progressive loss of cartilage matrix leads to the development of osteoarthritis (OA). Matrix homeostasis is disturbed in OA cartilage as the... more
Boeing Delays Starliner Test Flights  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The first uncrewed test flight of the capsule to the International Space Station has slipped to August. more
Boeing delays capsule's first space test flight  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing has delayed from April to August its test flight for its Starliner capsule, intended to carry American astronauts to the International Space Station. more
Spacesuit Sizing Stymied a Historic NASA Moment, and It May Always Be Tricky  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
It's spacewalk season this spring at the International Space Station, and that means astronauts are relying on highly engineered, difficult-to-fit suits to... more
Image: Space antenna  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Unlike traditional satellite dishes used to pick up television signals, this antenna has to work in space itself. Rather than being clamped to an apartment balcony, it will be installed on the exterior of Europe's Columbus laboratory, becoming part of... more
Busy week on the International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Look again at that space station. That's there. That's home for a crew of six astronauts. That's us, too. On board, astronauts perform science and maintain the spacecraft with the support of a whole... more
More than a carbon copy: OCO-3 on the space station  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA is ready to launch a new space instrument that will use the vantage point of the International Space Station to monitor Earth's carbon cycle. A follow-on to... more
NASA Won't Have 2 Medium-Size Spacesuits Ready Any Time Soon Despite Criticism  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA isn't planning to change the International Space Station's current spacesuit configuration, which drew criticism after size constraints stymied the first spacewalk of all... more
All-Female Spacewalk Was Cancelled on 'My Recommendation,' Astronaut Anne McClain Says  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Astronaut Anne McClain is defending NASA's decision to scrap the first all-female spacewalk over a lack of appropriately sized spacesuits. more
ESA’s ‘Cubesat central’ for smaller missions into space  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA has set up a dedicated unit to work on the standardised nanosatellites called ‘CubeSats’, teaming up with European companies... more
Indian satellite destruction created 400 pieces of debris, endangering ISS: NASA  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The head of NASA on Monday branded India's destruction of one of its satellites a "terrible thing" that had created 400 pieces of orbital debris and... more
NASA Astronauts Complete 215th Spacewalk at ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Nick Hague and Christina Koch of NASA concluded their spacewalk at 2:27 p.m. EDT on March 29. During... more
India's Anti-Satellite Test Created Dangerous Debris, NASA Chief Says  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
India's recent anti-satellite test created 60 pieces of orbital debris big enough to track, 24 of which rise higher than the International Space Station's orbit around Earth. more
It takes a team  ESA · 3 weeks
Look again at that Space Station. That’s there. That’s home for a crew of six astronauts. That’s us too. On it every human being lives out their lives,... more
The Spacewalks of Expedition 59 in Photos  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
During the Expedition 59 mission to the International Space Station, astronauts are doing a series of three spacewalks. See photos of them working in space! more
Spacewalking Astronauts Replace Old Batteries on Space Station  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch successfully completed a spacewalk at the International Space Station today to continue an ongoing power upgrade at the orbiting lab. more
Spacewalking astronauts install better station batteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Spacewalking astronauts hustled through battery hookups outside the International Space Station on Friday in a major upgrade of the solar power grid. more
Spacewalking astronauts replace more station batteries (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Spacewalking astronauts hustled through battery hookups outside the International Space Station on Friday in a major upgrade of the solar power grid. more
Spacewalking astronauts replace more station batteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Spacewalking astronauts are conducting more battery work outside the International Space Station. more
Watch 2 NASA Astronauts Take a Spacewalk Today!  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The first all-female spacewalk in history will no longer happen today (March 29), but you can still watch two NASA astronauts take an important spacewalk outside the International Space Station! more
'Make Another Suit,' Clinton Tells NASA After Scrapped All-Female Spacewalk  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state and presidential candidate, whose pantsuits became a political fashion statement, is now making a statement about NASA's spacesuits. more
NASA Cancels First All-women Spacewalk  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
The first all-women spacewalk has been cancelled. NASA astronaut Nick Hague will take the place of Anne McClain on a spacewalk Friday outside the International Space... more
1st All-Female Spacewalk Scrapped Over Safety Concerns, Not Sexism  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Two NASA astronauts were on the verge of making history this week by becoming the first women to take a spacewalk unaccompanied by men. Here's why NASA canceled that milestone. more
TESS Astronomers Create Catalog of Habitable Zone Stars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is the first space-based, all-sky surveyor to search for alien worlds. The spacecraft was... more
NASA defends scrapping all-women spacewalk  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA responded to accusations of sexism Wednesday over its decision to cancel a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts due to a lack of well-fitting spacesuits. more
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