International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  A contrail is seen behind the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship as it flies into space after lifting off from the launch pad on a resupply mission to the International Space Station  September 21, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The private spaceflight rocket is delivering a cargo capsule to the International Space Station.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Headed Home

A “dragon” is figuratively winging its way toward Earth with a load of scientific goodies.

05/21/2015

In this handout photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst takes a 'selfie' during his spacewalk, whilst aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on October 7, 2014 in Space. Gerst returned to earth on November 10, 2014 after spending six months on the International Space Station completing an extensive scientific programme, known as the 'Blue Dot' mission (Source: Alexander Gerst / ESA via Getty Images)

SpaceX Capsule Soars With Dummy In 1st Test Of Crew Escape

In another big test flight on Wednesday, a capsule was fired into the air to try out its new, super-streamlined launch escape system for astronauts.

05/06/2015

European Space Agency's Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti gestures during the press-conference on the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on November 22, 2014. The international crew of US astronaut Terry Virts, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and European Space Agency's Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti  is scheduled to blast off to the ISS from Baikonur early on November 24. AFP PHOTO/KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV        (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Italian Astronaut Brews, Sips First Fresh Espresso In Space

In a cup designed for use in zero-gravity, an Italian astronaut sipped coffee from the world’s first espresso machine in space.

05/04/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

1st Espresso Maker For Astronauts Arrives At Space Station

Astronauts at the International Space Station(ISS) now have the world’s first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.

04/17/2015

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

SpaceX Will Try To Launch Space Station Groceries Again

Skies are looking rather gray ahead of a second attempt to launch a shipment of space station groceries.

04/14/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Italian Espresso Maker Is Space Station Bound

An Italian astronaut on the International Space Station may just have ot wait a bit longer for her mornings to improve.

04/13/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Caffeine High: Space Station Getting Italian Espresso Maker

A futuristic experimental piece of equipment is headed to the International Space Station: an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy.

04/12/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

International Space Station In Sight Thursday Night

Missed out on seeing the International Space Station Thursday morning? No need to fear space fans – the ISS will make an encore tonight.

04/02/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

American, Russian To Live On Space Station For A Year

Talk about you home away from home with an amazing view. An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will leave Earth this week and move into the International Space Station for an entire year.

03/25/2015

In this handout photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst takes a 'selfie' during his spacewalk, whilst aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on October 7, 2014 in Space. Gerst returned to earth on November 10, 2014 after spending six months on the International Space Station completing an extensive scientific programme, known as the 'Blue Dot' mission (Source: Alexander Gerst / ESA via Getty Images)

Astronauts Take 3rd Spacewalk To Complete Tricky Cable Job

Spacewalking astronauts ventured out for the third time in just over a week Sunday to complete an extensive, tricky cable job at the International Space Station.

03/01/2015

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