Soyuz

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)

Space Station Astronauts Take Shelter From Space Junk

Astronauts at the International Space Station were forced to seek emergency shelter from a piece of space junk on Thursday.

07/16/2015

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)

NASA’s New Commercial Crew Astronauts: Each Wants To Fly 1st

The four NASA astronauts, dubbed the Commercial Crew Cadre, chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven’t come up yet with a more media-savvy name.

07/10/2015

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)

NASA Picks 4 Astronauts To Fly 1st Commercial Space Missions

Even with SpaceX’s recent failures to reach the International Space Station, NASA has chosen four veteran astronauts to move ahead with their commercial space mission plans.

07/09/2015

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)

SpaceX Launches For NASA, No Luck With Rocket Landing At Sea

SpaceX launched successfully and supplies are headed to the International Space Station but it’s attempt to land the leftover booster did not fare as well.

01/10/2015

(Source: NASA) SpaceX launch vehicle Falcon9 is aborted at the last second by a problem with a valve.

SpaceX To Try Florida Launch Again Tuesday

The first private rocket to attempt a rendezvous with the International Space Station will try launching again from Cape Canaveral in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, after a weekend attempt was aborted at literally the last possible second.

05/21/2012

(Source: NASA)  The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery.

Decision Looms For Space Station Crew

The astronauts aboard the International Space Station remain in limbo as ground teams try to figure out what to do if the ISS needs to be evacuated.

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