The first African-American female astronaut will board the International Space Station (ISS) in 2018. Jeannete Epps, a former CIA officer before becoming an astronaut in 2009.
Two NASA astronauts completed a spacewalk last Jan. 6 to perform power upgrade on the ISS. The next spacewalk will take place on Jan. 3.
The Expedition 50 crew aboard the International Space Station will perform a series of spacewalks this January. The duty will be done in pairs with Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough performing the first spacewalk and Tomas Pesquet with Oleg Novitskiy following a few days after.
After taking off from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan last Friday, Dec. 9, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kounotori H-II Transfer Vehicle-6 (HTV-6) arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday, Dec. 13.
The wireless communication system that connects astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to people on the ground is called the Space Network. New reports claim it is set to get an upgrade that will double data rates.
SpaceX won't shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017. The planned mission was moved to 2018 after successfully completing two test flights.
Before concluding its final legislative day for the 114th Congress, the US Senate unanimously approved an amended version of S. 3346, the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2016, last Friday, December 10.
Japan recently launched a “space junk” collector made of fishing net. The spacecraft will collect millions of trash left by satellites and rockets in space.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch its H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-6 on Friday, December 9 at 8:26 a.m. EST (10:26 p.m. Japan time) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.
On Friday, NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully reaped their first harvest which was none other than red romaine lettuce leaves. The vegetables were grown using a plant growth system on board the ISS. This method was part of the space agency’s technique called “cut-and-come-again.”
A Russian supply spacecraft headed for the International Space Station (ISS) had malfunctioned after its launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on the morning of Thursday.
NASA scientists are working to extend the shelf life of foods to be served to astronauts on Mars or other long-duration missions.
A machine will help monitor the muscles of astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS). The Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System or MARES is a muscle measurement machine on the ISS that will observe the crew's muscles as they work out.
A new research has revealed that astronauts who stay for long periods of time in space suffer from a strange eye condition: deformed eyeballs. This mysterious condition could be detrimental to future space exploration.
Is the U.S. ready for a full-blown war in space? Experts say that the US Military considers the prospect and is gearing up for a potential space warfare by developing weapons that could only exist in science fiction dreams.