Shaving, getting a haircut, clipping one's fingernails ... these are all matters of personal hygiene taken for granted by Earth-bound people. But for astronauts they present a host of challenges.
A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station
When Russia lost contact with a spacecraft containing geckos whose only job was to mate, the world was aghast. Now, with all systems restored, there's time to wonder: Why are we studying animal sex in space?
The seafloor is not zero-G, but the cramped living is a good way to test out the toughness of a crew.
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. 45 Years after this historic day, we take a look through archived NASA photos that aren't so commonly seen online.
NASA is working on a low-tech solution to the problem of clothing its astronauts and others living aboard the International Space Station. Continue reading →
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
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