Dragon (spacecraft)

July 29, 2017

NASA’s Randy Bresnik, Crewmates Arrive at International Space Station

After a six-hour spaceflight, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) arrived at the International Space Station at 5:54 p.m. […]
June 26, 2017

How Former Astronaut Leroy Chiao Turned His Dream of Space into a Reality

Leroy Chiao is the CEO and co-founder of OneOrbit LLC, a motivational, training and education company. He served as a NASA astronaut from 1990-2005 and flew […]
June 25, 2017

SpaceX Dragon and Falcon 9 Rocket Photobomb Each Other’s Selfies in Space

It’s official: SpaceX’s rockets and spaceships have caught the selfie bug in the final frontier. When SpaceX launched a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station this […]
June 24, 2017

Recycled Falcon 9 rocket survives one of SpaceX’s most challenging landings yet

Yestreday at 3:10pm Eastern, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket lofted a Bulgarian communications satellite into space. While BulgariaSat-1 was still making its way into its proper orbit, the first stage of […]
June 19, 2017

Ten ways that astronauts are helping you stay healthy

Astronauts on the International Space Station are growing crystals that could help develop new drugs for use on Earth. Here are ten healthcare technologies that have already come […]
June 13, 2017

Become a Citizen of the Asgardia Space Nation With 300kb of Data

Asgardia will launch its first satellite later this year. Scientists behind the ‘space nation’ Asgardia will take the first steps towards achieving their goals of a lawless space […]
June 9, 2017

China’s Rising Space Ambitions: The modern space race and beyond

It was 8:43 p.m. Beijing Time on Nov. 3, 2016 on a clear day at the Wenchang launch center in China. The China National Space Administration […]
June 4, 2017

SpaceX sticks 11th rocket landing after launching first used Dragon capsule

Five ground landings attempted and five ground landings achieved Another one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets successfully landed back on Earth this evening after launching cargo […]
April 1, 2017

Astronaut Loses Space Blanket During Historic Spacewalk

While setting a record for the most spacewalks by a woman, American Peggy Whitson lost a thermal blanket that provides protection on the International Space Station. […]