Space Station

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SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down After Successful Mission

The world’s first commercial supply ship to the International Space Station is on its way back to Earth. Astronauts set the SpaceX Dragon loose after a five-day visit, releasing the vessel with the space station’s robot arm.


(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.


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

Space Station Succcessfully Dodges Cosmic Junk

The International Space Station has successfully dodged another piece of cosmic space junk.


Artist's concept of Boeing's CST-100 vehicle in orbit. (Source: Boeing)

Next Gen Space Craft To Be Built At Kennedy Space Center

Space jobs are returning to the Space Coast. On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott, state officials and Boeing executives announced that they will being building the next generation of U.S. manned space vehicles at the Kennedy Space Center.


(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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Space Station Astronauts Stocking The Pantry

Having successfully completed the last spacewalk of NASA’s 30-year shuttle program, the 10 astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now high-flying ‘moving men’.


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NASA Monitoring Floating Junk Heading Toward Space Station

A piece of space junk hurtling toward the International Space Station is expected to make its closet approach on Tuesday, right in the middle of a planned spacewalk.


Space shuttle Atlantis STS-135 astronauts, Pilot Doug Hurley (front row L-R), and Commander Chris Ferguson, followed by Mission Specialists (L-R) Sandra Magnus, and Rex Walheim, depart from the Operations and Checkout Building in their launch entry suits in during Terminal Countdown Demonstration Tests June 23, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Source: Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Last Shuttle Crew Getting Last-Minute Favor Requests

The four astronauts assigned to NASA’s last space shuttle flight can’t seem to escape all the fuss and hubbub. Astronauts said Thursday they’re still getting last-minute requests.


The Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts off on

Astronauts Pack Up On Next-To-Last Shuttle Flight

Endeavour’s astronauts took care of some last-minute space station chores Saturday before packing up to come home and end the next-to-last shuttle flight.


Space shuttle Discovery docked at International Space Station.  (Source: AP)

Discovery Crew Readies For Florida Landing

The space shuttle Discovery will leave the International Space Station Monday for an expected landing in Florida, but before they could leave, they had to help take out the garbage.