Space Stations
ESA launches new podcast for Beyond mission  ESA · 14 minutes
What does a space mission sound like? Well, aside from the roaring of engines, the hum of the Space Station and the... more
Orbit Fab Demonstrates Satellite Refueling Technology on Space Station  SPACE.COM · 19 hours
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on the International Space Station. more
OasISS reunion  ESA · 22 hours
Live on Friday from 18:00 CEST: join three astronauts as they look back on their Space Station mission and discuss the future of exploration more
NASA to Seek Proposals for Lunar Gateway Logistics  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model that effort on the space station’s commercial cargo program. more
Forward to the Moon… and beyond  ESA · 2 days
  Tune in on 21 June at 18:00 CEST (16:00 GMT) as OasISS mission astronauts talk about their mission to the International Space Station on the tenth anniversary of the flight, live from Belgium’s Planetarium of... more
Orbit Fab demonstrates satellite refueling technology on ISS  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on... more
NASA to seek proposals for Gateway logistics  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model... more
Sunrise, Sunset: Amazing Astronaut Views Show Our Changing Planet from Space  SPACE.COM · 6 days
If you're looking for a spectacular sunset, look no further than a new video showing what the end of the day looks like on the International... more
International Experiments Selected for China's Space Station  SPACE.COM · 6 days
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the China Manned Space Agency have announced the winners of their joint opportunity to conduct experiments onboard the China Space Station. more
India plans to launch own space station: space agency  REUTERS · 7 days
India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission... more
India plans 'very small' space station after 2022  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
India plans to establish its own "very small" space station in the next decade as the country gears up for a first manned mission beyond earth. more
International experiments selected to fly on Chinese space Station  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
Six experiments have been granted a place aboard to the future Chinese Space Station through a joint international... more
Companies express varying interest in NASA’s ISS commercialization plan  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
NASA’s announcement of a new low Earth orbit commercialization strategy has prompted varying degrees of interest from companies,... more
Science from the Space Station  ESA · 1 week
In the age of social media, no new experience goes undocumented. On Earth, we fill our camera rolls with weekends away, social events and time spent... more
On This Day in Space! June 11, 2015: International Space Crew Returns to Earth  SPACE.COM · 1 week
On June 11, 2015, the Expedition 43 crew returned to Earth after 199 days on the International Space Station. See... more
NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab. more
NASA releases ISS commercialization plan  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
NASA unveiled a multi-pronged effort June 7 to increase commercial use of the International Space Station, from changes in policy to making a docking port available... more
Private Astronauts Could Spend a Month in Space Under New NASA Plan  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station, NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to... more
NASA: The International Space Station Is Open for Commercial Business in Orbit  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
NASA is opening the International Space Station for more commercial business than ever before to foster new innovations in low-Earth orbit and beyond. more
Watch Live Friday @ 10 am ET: NASA Announcing Plans to Commercialize Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
NASA officials will announce the agency's plans to commercialize the International Space Station in a news conference Friday (June 7)... more
‘Space Station Earth’ film to premier in Stockholm  ESA · 2 weeks
A stunning new live experience, called ‘Space Station Earth’, featuring images from space set to music by composer Ilan Eshkeri... more
On This Day in Space! June 5, 2002: Endeavour Launches on Mission to ISS  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On June 5, 2002, the space shuttle Endeavour launched on the STS-111 mission from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida... more
CubeSat plus CubeSat  ESA · 2 weeks
Technology image of the week: These twin briefcase-sized nanosatellites will fly around each other then dock together in orbit, demonstrating a new way of working in space more
SpaceX's Amazing Dragon CRS-17 NASA Cargo Launch (and Landing!) in Photos  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On May, 4, 2019, SpaceX launched a Dragon spacecraft filled with supplies to the International Space Station for NASA. See amazing photos of the flight here! more
SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth After Space Station Cargo Delivery  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is returning to Earth today (June 3) after spending nearly a month docked at the International Space Station (ISS). more
Low Earth Orbit Commercialization Studies Show Wide Range of Markets and Demand  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Studies of commercialization of low Earth orbit have left NASA with little consensus on the potential demand for commercial use of the International Space... more
SpaceX Dragon Returning to Earth After Space Station Cargo Delivery  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is returning to Earth today (June 3) after spending nearly a month docked at the International Space Station (ISS). more
Space Webcasts: SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Departs Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The SpaceX Dragon CRS-17 cargo spacecraft will depart the International Space Station today (June 3) at 12:05 p.m. EDT (1605 GMT). Watch it live here! more
Sailing on Sunbeams: Planetary Society's LightSail 2 to Soar Higher Than Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A spacecraft powered by sunlight is expected to launch on June 22, capping off a yearslong odyssey for The Planetary Society. more
Watch Live @ 11:45 am ET: SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Departs Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The SpaceX Dragon CRS-17 cargo spacecraft will depart the International Space Station today (June 3) at 12:05 p.m. EDT (1605 GMT). Watch... more
On This Day in Space! June 3, 1965: First American Spacewalk  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On June 3, 1965, NASA astronaut Ed White became the first American to walk in space. See how it happened in our On This Day In... more
NICER’s Night Moves Trace the X-ray Sky  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
In this image, numerous sweeping arcs seem to congregate at various bright regions. You may wonder: What is being shown? Air traffic... more
See Earth's Amazing Beauty from Space in This Time-Lapse Video by an Astronaut  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Do you need a break? NASA has you covered with an incredible new time-lapse view of Earth taken from the International Space... more
Behold! This Stunning Light Art Is Actually a Sky Filled with X-Rays  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
An instrument on board the International Space Station is painting the night skies with X-ray observations of the universe around us — and producing... more
2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have begun a spacewalk to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost. more
You Can Watch Cosmonauts Spacewalk Outside the Space Station Today! Here's How  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Two cosmonauts will perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (May 29), and you can watch the orbital action live. more
Getting ready for Mars on the Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
From disrupted biological clocks to radiation and contamination hazards, Europe is running experiments on the International Space Station to take human exploration one step closer to Mars. more
On This Day in Space! May 27, 2009: Expedition 20 Doubles ISS Crew Size  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Expedition 20 was the first six-person crew to live and work at the space station for a long-duration stay. more
Getting ready for Mars – on the Space Station  ESA · 3 weeks
From disrupted biological clocks to radiation and contamination hazards, Europe is running experiments on the International Space Station... more
Direct measurement of the cosmic-ray proton spectrum with the CALET on the ISS  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Recent advances in the observation of high-energy radiations, including X-rays and gamma-rays, have unveiled many high-energy aspects of the universe. To achieve... more
Day Meets Night in This Amazing Astronaut Photo of Earth from Space  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
An evocative new photo from the International Space Station shows what it's like to fly along the line between darkness and daylight on planet... more
Detecting Bacteria in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Scientists at Université de Montréal and McGill University have pioneered and tested a new genomic methodology which reveals a complex bacterial ecosystem at work on the International Space... more
On This Day in Space! May 23, 2017: NASA Astronauts Take Impromptu Spacewalk  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
On May 23, 2017, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer took an urgent and unplanned spacewalk to replace a broken data... more
Scientists discover one of the mechanisms of water formation on the moon  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The results of a recent study conducted by the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the agency's automatic interplanetary station, show the existence of 'permafrost' near... more
Clocks, gravity, and the limits of relativity  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The International Space Station will host the most precise clocks ever to leave Earth. Accurate to a second in 300 million years the clocks will push the measurement of time to test the limits... more
Spherical flames in space could solve the mystery of soot-free fires  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
In microgravity, flames are sphere-shaped. Tests of fire on the International Space Station are helping show how gases flow within flames. more
Detecting bacteria in space  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists at Université de Montréal and McGill University have pioneered and tested a new genomic methodology which reveals a complex bacterial ecosystem at work on the International Space Station. more
Detecting bacteria in space  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new genomic approach provides a glimpse into the diverse bacterial ecosystem on the International Space Station. more
Multipurpose Lab Module Nauka to Be Launched to ISS in Autumn 2020  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Multipurpose laboratory module Nauka will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) in the autumn of 2020 at the earliest, a source in... more
Ultra-luminous X-ray pulsar NGC 300 ULX1 experienced unprecedented spin evolution, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using NASA's Swift space telescope and NICER instrument aboard the International Space Station (ISS), astronomers have investigated the properties of an ultra-luminous X-ray pulsar... more
Astrobee's first robot completes initial hardware checks in space  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA astronaut Anne McClain performs the first series of tests of an Astrobee robot, Bumble, during a hardware checkout. To her right is the docking station that was installed in... more
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