The space station's cooling system is getting a final fix for the holidays.
A major equipment failure on the International Space Station has made for a rough week for the six astronauts living aboard. Two of those astronauts will be doing a Christmas Day spacewalk to fix the problem.Trace tells us what's gone wrong up there.
The first of several urgent spacewalks to fix the vital cooling system on the ISS wrapped up ahead of schedule.
On July 16, a NASA-trained Italian astronaut named Luca Parmitano faced more than a few dire moments when his spacesuit helmet started filling with water. Continue reading →
After the discovery of a leak of ammonia coolant supplying one of the International Space Station solar arrays on Thursday, NASA managers have decided to plan for an unscheduled spacewalk on Saturday to repair the problem. Continue reading →
In space, they can hear you scream -- if you're near a microphone -- but whistling is another matter entirely.
On May 21, 1965, NASA released the Gemini 4 press kit -- in it was a surprise paragraph, one that would change the shape of NASA spaceflight history forever.
On the afternoon of June 3, 1965, Ed White stood up on his seat and stuck his head out of Gemini 4's open hatch into space.