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.
NASA officially decommissioned the ocean wind monitoring instrument aboard the International Space Station
The residents of Shimla in India are currently enjoying a different kind of celestial show as the ISS can be spotted from the area until Dec. 6.
NASA is testing a prototype of the largest plant greenhouse ever built for the ISS, which will be delivered to the space station by 2017.
NASA is seeking proposed solutions for fecal, urine and menstrual management systems to be used in the crew’s launch and entry spacesuits.
Astronauts may now be able to print in 3-D in space with the help of a new zero-gravity metal printer. This is especially useful for astronauts in the International Space Station and for future endeavors, such as maintaining equipment on space travels.
NASA scientists are developing a variety of food bars that will keep astronauts full during deep space missions.