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International Space Station

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION NEWS

See pics: Sunrise from space looks stunning in these photos

July 30, 2020 9:09 am

NASA astronaut Bob Behnken who recently aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule flew to the International Space Station (ISS) has taken to Twitter to share amazing photos of a sunrise from the ISS.

NASA astronaut shares stunning photos of sunrise on the space station

July 28, 2020 5:52 pm

The International Space Station (ISS) orbits the Earth every 90 minutes and sees 16 sunrises a day.

Calling it 'last night's fireworks', NASA astronaut shares pictures of Neowise comet

July 11, 2020 1:14 pm

Astronaut Bob Behnken shared several pictures of the comet captured by the ISS camera and it has since been shared widely on social media.

NASA astronauts share pictures from second spacewalk for ISS power upgrades

July 03, 2020 7:51 pm

The spacewalk which lasted over six hours saw the astronauts replacing the ageing nickel-hydrogen batteries and replacing them with lithium-ion batteries.

NASA astronaut loses mirror during spacewalk, adding to debris orbiting Earth

June 29, 2020 1:30 pm

US Commander Chris Cassidy lost the mirror while stepping out of the International Space Station (ISS) for battery work.

Far out

June 02, 2020 5:21 am

With a private launch vehicle taking astronauts to ISS, an era of partnerships in space may be beginning

SpaceX Crew Dragon: A new era in space exploration

June 22, 2020 2:29 pm

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon has landed two NASA astronauts at the International Space Station, marking the first human spaceflight with private collaboration. What does it signal for the future of space exploration?

Explained: What is the SpaceX Demo-2 mission, set to launch next week?

May 22, 2020 6:50 am

The lift-off on May 27, with two NASA astronauts, is a flight test to certify if SpaceX’s transportation system can ferry crew to and from the International Space Station regularly.

ISS crew lands in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days

April 17, 2020 3:46 pm

Russian officials said they took stringent measures to protect the crew amid the pandemic. The recovery team and medical personnel assigned to help the crew out of the capsule and for post-flight checks had been under close medical observation for nearly a month, including tests for the coronavirus.

Scientists create first ever lab meat in space

October 10, 2019 1:13 pm

Researchers at Aleph Farms, which is an Israeli food company, created "space beef" in the International Space Station (ISS), 248 miles (339 kilometres) away from any natural resources.

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION PHOTOS

From Himalayas to Bahamas: These #EarthArt pictures by astronaut Scott Kelly are beautiful

March 02, 2016 12:03 pm

This is a compilation of astronaut Scott Kelly's photographs from Twitter — that he describes as Earth Art. And it more than lives up to the name.