The International Space Station just put the trash out, so to speak, releasing its orbiting lab and leaving it with one less capsule on its hands.
Two American astronauts flew higher than Santa Tuesday as they took part in a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk to pop in a new pump for the space station’s cooling system.
Success in space Saturday after two astronauts removed an old space station pump, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.
There is trouble aboard the International Space Station and two astronauts will have to perform an emergency spacewalk to fix a bad pump on an external cooling system.
A who’s-who of NASA officials, astronauts, and former astronauts gathered at the Kennedy Space Center Saturday to get an up-close view of the last space shuttle to travel to space.
A spacewalk will most likely be necessary to fix an ammonia leak on aboard the International Space Station, the commander said Friday.
They’re not calling it a superstorm for nothing. Sandy, the storm that has been ravaging the East Coast, is enormous, even when seen from space.
Spacewalking astronauts armed with brushes and other homemade tools attempted to install a critical power-switching box at the International Space Station on Wednesday and revive electrical systems.
The first commercial space vehicle to dock with the International Space Station, launched from Florida earlier this week, finally delivered the groceries Saturday morning when it was opened by space station crew members and its cargo was transferred aboard.
It’s the start of a new era in space technology. Friday, the first-ever private spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station, making history as the first commercial delivery in orbit.