On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
During Tuesday's spacewalk, astronaut Alexander Gerst took this awe-inspiring photograph high above Earth. Continue reading →
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
A Russian-built Soyuz capsule carrying a crew of three reached the International Space Station late Thursday (Sept. 25), despite a stuck solar array that failed to deploy just after its launch six hours earlier.
Analysis of 41 billion cosmic rays striking the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector aboard the International Space Station shows an unknown phenomena that is 'consistent with a dark matter particle' known as a neutralino.
With this week's announcement of multi-billion dollar contracts being awarded to two private spaceflight companies comes a renewed excitement for what this could mean for NASA's overarching plans for Mars. Continue reading →
NASA is hiring both SpaceX and Boeing to develop commercial space taxis that can fly astronauts -- and one day privately paying passengers -- to the space station and other planned outposts orbiting Earth. Continue reading →
A Russian cosmonaut is poised to make a bit of history when she launches to the International Space Station this month, even if she considers the mission a routine spaceflight.
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