A futuristic experimental piece of equipment is headed to the International Space Station: an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy.
Astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts floated outside the International Space Station Wednesday for the second of three spacewalks.
Two space station astronauts stepped out of the International Space Station to do some tricky cable work.
SpaceX is hoping the third time will be the charm as they count down to Wednesday launch of an observatory.
SpaceX tried again, unsuccessfully Tuesday to launch a new observatory into deep space as well as landing a booster that carried it up. Dangerously high winds kept it grounded.
The much anticipated launch and booster landing of SpaceX’s deep-space observatory was cancelled on Sunday.
SpaceX is aiming for both a launch and landing within minutes of each other Sunday.
The 1-million-mile destination for a space weather satellite isn’t what has the space community excited. It’s the rocket’s ocean landing that everyone will be monitoring after Sunday’s launch.
NASA astronauts have been hitching rides on Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station since the U.S. retired its space shuttle launches in 2011.
The International Space Station is getting some new guests soon.