Astro-mice are on a rocket to the International Space Station as part of a project that's studying the effects of zero-gravity on sleeping patterns and the gut. Ten rodents will be staying for a record-breaking 90 days on the station.
NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel is the newest recipient of Purdue University honorary doctorate, but his ceremony is far from ordinary. Feustel, currently stationed in the ISS, accepted the honor from way up in space on Friday, May 11.
NASA's new rollout solar array called ROSA was deployed last weekend. This is the first time for this new technology to be tested in space.
An amputee flatworm grew two heads after spending five weeks aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists are observing how microgravity affects cell regeneration in worms.
Mice sperm produces offspring after being stored aboard the ISS. Although there were minor changes in the DNA, there is very little difference between the offspring from mice sperm from space and from Earth.
NASA astronauts will perform an emergency spacewalk to replace a faulty relay box outside the ISS. During the spacewalk, new antennas will also be installed to enhance wireless communications.
NASA scientists named a bacteria after former Indian president and scientists Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The bacteria was discovered in a filter used aboard the ISS.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully made the first ever satellite launcher 3-D printed in space.
President Donald Trump, during his congratulatory call to astronaut Peggy Whitson on the ISS, said he wanted to speed up the efforts in order to send humans to Mars sooner. He even asked if the esteemed astronaut is interested in flying to the red planet.
The NASA astronaut smashes a significant record, earning a phonecall from the President in the process.
China just launched an unmanned cargo spacecraft. The spacecraft docked with the country's Tiangong-2 space lab.
President Donald Trump will congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson via an out-of-this-world phone call. Whitson is the oldest female astronaut to reach the ISS and she became an ISS commander twice.
Two astronauts arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) aboard Soyuz rocket. The two astronauts will join Expedition 51 crew members on board.
Three ISS crew, including former commander Shane Kimbrough, returned to Earth. This means NASA's female astronaut Peggy Whitson is now the commander of the space station.
Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough are currently completing the first of three scheduled spacewalks. The missions are being done to prepare the ISS for the arrival of spacecraft that will transport humans to the space station.