International Space Station

A UK-built device that will allow astronauts to communicate with Earth at home broadband speeds has reached the International Space Station (ISS). The Columbus Ka-band Terminal (COLKa), a communications...

It’s the most powerful storm to ever hit the Bahamas, and now it seems that Hurricane Dorian is so huge that it can even be seen from space. Luca Parmitano, an ESA astronaut who is currently on the...

Becoming a NASA astronaut is far harder than getting into Harvard — of the thousands of hopeful spacewalkers who apply, NASA accepts only a handful. But now ordinary people — at least, ordinary people...

Flying over 400km above Earth, the International Space Station can feel like a long way from home. But something that should help to ease the ISS astronauts’ homesickness is the absolute feast they...

The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that flew to the International Space Station (ISS) on December 5, 2018, has finally come home. The Dragon capsule returned to Earth with a splash — quite literally —...

A SpaceX Dragon capsule is waiting to return to Earth on Thursday morning after spending the last month in space. The cargo ship flew to the International Space Station (ISS) in early December and is due...

Santa had a great time testing his sleigh and trusty reindeer on Tuesday so he’s decided to do it again. Teaming up with the International Space Station he’s going to give kids one more chance...

The mission was pushed back until tomorrow so that NASA can get new food for some hungry mice. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket waiting to fly off into space with the latest supply shipment to the International...

Last week, the International Space Station hit the headlines, after it was revealed that the craft had sprung a leak. While a collision with a meteorite was initially blamed for the leak, the Russian...

Just being aboard the International Space Station seems like it would be a pretty stressful experience — I mean, you’re floating up there … in space and stuff, you know? — but things get really...

Witnessing the Northern Lights is something that features on many people’s bucket-lists. Now one lucky astronaut has trumped seeing them from Earth, and instead has posted an incredible image of the...

After spending a month at the ISS, the Dragon resupply vehicle just returned to Earth with more than 3,800 pounds of science experiments and equipment. The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that arrived at the...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX will be ready to fly humans to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as April 2019, NASA has announced. Along with aerospace manufacturer Boeing, SpaceX has been contracted...

Blue diamonds are exceedingly rare, making up just 0.02 percent of diamonds, and are lodged 400 miles below the surface of the Earth. The blue diamond has long intrigued people, even before the Smithsonian...

‘Astronaut time and expert advice come as part of the package and experiments and samples can be returned to Earth for analysis,’ said ESA. When the Orbital ATK’s (now Northrop Grumman)...

Aside from cargo delivery, the Cygnus space vehicles have learned a new trick and can now boost the ISS to help raise its orbit. The Cygnus cargo spacecraft that flew to the International Space Station...