NASA released an app that will let players grow plants such as lettuce in space. It looks like playing Sims but inside the International Space Station (ISS).
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.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) joined the bandwagon by sending their own version of the mannequin challenge. It is, of course, done in microgravity, which makes it more interesting.
NASA released a list of its favorite images from 2016. With the uncertainty that the new administration is bringing, looking back at the successful missions of 2016 brings hope to NASA scientists and the public alike.
The crew aboard the International Space Station are also celebrating the holidays in microgravity. They even sent a video from the ISS to Earth to commemorate the event.
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.
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.
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.
Technological junk on Earth and in space reportedly accounts for roughly 30 trillion tons, an amount significantly higher than the actual biological mass on Earth and in space. The less these junk are collected and reused, the more junk will be collected on Earth. Japan recently launched a "space junk collector" to minimize waste in space and bring them back to Earth to be used again in the future.
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.