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International Space Station


ESA astronaut clicks beautiful pictures of lunar eclipse from International Space Station

May 17, 2022 12:43 pm

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station were also lucky enough to get a view of the total lunar eclipse.

SpaceX Crew-4 mission launches successfully; astronauts settle in for ride to ISS

April 27, 2022 3:20 pm

The Crew Dragon spacecraft, named Freedom, successfully separated from the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket and is now flying on its own.

All-private astronaut team returns safely from landmark space station visit

April 26, 2022 7:39 pm

The multinational Axiom team was led by Spanish-born retired NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, 63, the company's vice president for business development.

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti: ISS is a 'beacon of hope'

April 13, 2022 5:28 pm

Italy's first female astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti pointed out the importance of the ISS as an example of peaceful international cooperation during troubled times. "It's a beacon of hope, it's a beacon of peace, it's a beacon of international understanding," Cristoforetti said.

Space station's first all-private astronaut team docked to orbiting platform

April 09, 2022 9:36 pm

The rendezvous came about 21 hours after the four-man team representing Houston-based startup company Axiom Space Inc lifted off on Friday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, riding atop a SpaceX-launched Falcon 9 rocket.

Russians’ yellow and blue flight suits were not a political statement

April 06, 2022 3:08 pm

NASA astronaut Vande Hei said the colors were those of Bauman Moscow State Technical University, which all three of the new arrivals had attended.

On the Space Station, U.S. and Russian astronauts steer around the war in Ukraine

April 01, 2022 3:23 pm

NASA has tried to stay above the fray for the past month with minimal statements saying that operations on the space station are unaffected.

Israeli startup to test brain-activity gear on space mission to ISS

March 30, 2022 10:06 am

The 10-day mission, the first-ever private trip to the space station, will set off on April 3 with four astronauts.

Explained: Russian space agency's threat on International Space Station amid Ukraine crisis

March 03, 2022 11:42 am

In a threatening series of tweets, Russian space agency chief Dimitry Rogozin said that Russia could respond to the US sanctions by letting the ISS fall from space.

International Space Station to retire by crashing into Pacific Ocean by 2031

February 24, 2022 11:28 am

According to NASA's estimates, the space station's operational life will come to an end with a controlled de-orbit in January 2031. The hub for scientific research will be replaced by commercial space platforms.


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.