October 17, 2018

Geopolitics & How International Farming Could Bring Us All Together (in Space)

That timeless adage “can’t we all just get along?” applies even when you leave Earth’s atmosphere. The likelihood of survival while living long-term on the international […]
April 16, 2016

BEAM attached to the International Space Station

A first-of-its-kind module—the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM)—was attached to the International Space Station (ISS) this morning after the robotic Canadarm2 removed it from the trunk of SpaceX’s Dragon cargo […]
November 5, 2015

After A Four-Year Hiring Freeze, NASA Is Looking For Astronauts

Since shutting down the Space Shuttle program in 2011, NASA has been content to make do with its existing astronauts, but the space agency announced today […]
November 2, 2015

International Space Station's 15 years of hosting astronauts celebrated

The International Space Station has been home to astronauts for 15 consecutive years, and the six that now call it home are celebrating today. The current […]
October 11, 2014

NASA Orders Restart to Commercial Space Taxi Work

Declaring that the future survival of the International Space Station (ISS) was “jeopardized,” NASA issued a statement late Thursday, Oct. 9, ordering Boeing and SpaceX to restart work to develop commercial crew […]
July 22, 2014

Fireballs in space

This is what a fireball looks like in space: first there’s ignition, and then a miniature sun blossoms in mid-air. It flares for a second and […]
March 15, 2014

"I Want To Be An Astronaut" First Film EVER to Premiere in Space

“I Want To Be An Astronaut” will soon become the first film EVER to premiere in space, for the astronauts on board the International Space Station. […]
January 16, 2014

Building the International Space Station

Everyone knows about the space station. We know people are up there living their lives a few months at a time, away from home, away from […]
January 9, 2014

International Space Station Operations Extended to 2024

NASA announced today that the Obama administration has approved NASA’s request for an extension of operations for the International Space Station for an additional four years […]