NASA does not have a contingency plan for ensuring uninterrupted US access to the International Space Station.
The crew will spend more than five months conducting about 250 science investigations in fields such as biology, Earth science, human research, physical sciences and technology development.
A NASA astronuat, a Russian cosmonaut and a Japanese astronaut will return to Earth on June 3 following the end of their stay at the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba recounted his ISS experience to the Associated Press, in his first interview since his return to Earth.
NASA aims to check for the activity of human sperm in zero-gravity, and has sent test samples to the International Space Station.
Astronauts at the International Space Station are currently completing work on a robotic arm, which has been under repairs since September last year.
Aboard the International Space Station, astronauts are checking out 3D printed tools being sent by NASA, as the space agency tries to understand human microbiology in space.
Astronauts at the International Space Station went on a spacewalk, to install a gripper on the robotic arm at the space observatory.
Boeing and SpaceX will be testing spacecraft, as both plan to schedule manned missions, NASA has said.
A new method of microbial analysis has been developed by astronauts at the International Space Station, which can show results as accurately as on Earth.
As astronauts from the US, Russia and Japan work atop the International Space Station, NASA has said the team will witness 16 sunrises and sunsets on New Year’s Eve, with each successive sunset appearing after 90 minutes.
SpaceX’s Dragon capsule made another stop at the International Space Station, two years after its first visit, and supplied research material, food supplies and Christmas gifts to astronauts.
SpaceX is expected to deploy its re-launchable rocket technology for today’s launch, which will help NASA send supp[lies to the International Space Station.
A sensor will be launched by NASA around the International Space Station to measure the amount of space debris, and analyse the risk it poses to human life.
The Cygnus capsule should reach the orbiting lab Tuesday. It’s loaded with 7,400 pounds of cargo _ including lots of ice cream and frozen fruit bars for the six station astronauts.