Just because astronauts in orbit are miles and miles above the Earth's surface doesn't mean they have to miss out on all the holiday festivities. Trace shows us how this festive time of year is celebrated in space.
As if the International Space Station couldn't get any cooler, the Japanese segment of the orbiting outpost has launched a barrage of small satellites -- known as "cubesats" -- from their very own Cubesat Cannon! Continue reading →
Two astronauts and a cosmonaut returned to Earth on Monday after a 166-day mission, bringing the Olympic torch back from the International Space Station after a historic space walk.
Space station astronauts had an uninterrupted view of the fiery death of an unmanned cargo vehicle on Nov. 2. Here are the photos.
An all veteran crew is preparing for launch to the International Space Station Wednesday night with a very special payload aboard -- an Olympic torch, part of a high-profile buildup to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Continue reading →
Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus cargo capsule left the International Space Station on Tuesday, wrapping up a successful test flight that clears the company to begin making regular resupply runs for NASA beginning in December. Continue reading →
Last night, an unannounced Russian ICBM test gave space station astronauts a shock. Continue reading →
On Wednesday, Orbital Sciences Corp. will attempt to follow SpaceX to the station’s door -- by launching the Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo capsule. Continue reading →
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