international space station

The NASA logo on a protective box at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Can private companies keep the space station supplied?

Jul 15, 2015
Failed missions to the ISS leave NASA and researchers with the bill.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, space station, spacex
The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft is seen at a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station space launch complex on Dec. 3  in Florida.

NASA's unmanned test flight is a step toward Mars

Dec 4, 2014
It’s also a reminder that U.S. astronauts have to hitch a ride to the International Space Station.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, Russia, space travel

Rocket explosion puts focus on private sector's role in space

Oct 29, 2014
Companies like Orbital Sciences and SpaceX ferry cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. Many are wondering about the scale of this business.
Posted In: international space station, NASA, spacex, orbital sciences, space shuttle
Astronaut Chris Hadfield offers a visual tour of Earth from the International Space Station in "You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes," like this view stretching from Havana to Washington, D.C.

Chris Hadfield can show you your hometown from space

Oct 16, 2014
No, he wouldn't sing for us. We asked.
Posted In: international space station, space, photography, Books

The Ukraine crisis could extend to outer space

Apr 3, 2014
Tensions in Ukraine impact American-Russian space partnership.
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, international space station, ISS, Soyuz, Space X