Guest Post Today marks the 15th anniversary of the first component of the International Space Station being sent into orbit — the beginning of one of the most complex and ambitious engineering projects ever attempted.
The basics of living — eating, washing, sleeping, etc. — can be rather dull at times. But when you’re doing the task in space, it’s a completely different story.
NASA astronauts are current outside the International Space Station on a spacewalk, and NASA is streaming the action live.
3D printing will come to the ISS in a big way in 2014.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has charmed us from the International Space Station with music before. But his latest (and last) song from the ISS is a rousing cover of David Bowie’s classic “Space Oddity,” and the stunning visuals alongside it match the tune perfectly.
A n ISS spokesperson told press the switch was made because ISS astronauts and cosmonauts needed an operating system “that was stable and reliable.” Ouch!
I’m still pretty amazed that, as I go about my mundane daily routine, there will be two men performing a spacewalk from a football field-sized space station, which is getting livestreamed via Ustream today.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield walks us through how he sleeps in space.
Chalk up another successful mission for the private space company SpaceX.
Ever wanted to hangout with astronauts? Well, today’s your lucky day.
Oh, you thought your trip photos from Cancun were great for Facebook? Sorry, next to astronaut Chris Hadfield, you’ve got nothing.
Proving just how versatile Google+’s Hangouts group video chat feature can be, NASA announced yesterday that it will offer its first Hangout with the crew of the International Space Station later this month.
Remember that inflatable extension to the International Space Station that NASA announced earlier in the week? Well, the space agency has finally revealed some photos as well as a demonstration of how it will connect to the space station itself.
When the word “inflatable” comes to mind, I don’t I’m alone in immediately thinking about toys and devices that allow you to float while in water. NASA’s latest contract with Bigelow Aerospace has me rethinking that assessment.
It’s one of the most expensive grocery deliveries in history, and the first-ever space mission by a private company to re-supply the International Space Station.
[vimeo 32001208 w=640 h=360] What’s it like to fly above Earth and observe the landscape? This new time-lapse video from Michael König shot aboard the International Space Station gives you a view of Earth that was only available to a select handful of astronauts until now.
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), run by Tesla Motors chief executive and PayPal mafioso Elon Musk, is looking at a November launch for its second private space flight to the International Space Station.