Space Debris News
Space Station Trash Set to Burn Up in Earth's Atmosphere
Who knew trash day could be this exciting? A Cygnus cargo ship filled with junk from the International Space Station burned up as planned when it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere this morning just east of New Zealand and over the Pacific Ocean, according to Orbit ATK, one of the companies
NASA's Expandable Fabric Space Habitat BEAM Hits a Snag
NASA 's plan to inflate an expandable habitat for the first time in space hit a snag today when the room -- known as BEAM -- failed to completely inflate. Today's test at the International Space Station has been postponed after NASA spent several hours attempting to pump air into BEAM, which is
A Speck of Dust Chips the Window of the International Space Station
A tiny dust particle was the likely cause of a chip found in an ISS window, revealing the serious threat potential of space debris.
Astronauts Successfully Attach Inflatable Room to Space Station
A giant inflatable room that astronauts may one day use to live on Mars has successfully been deployed at the International Space Station where it is set to undergo a two-year test. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, called BEAM for short, is a first-of-its-kind inflatable habitat that was
NASA Details Game Plan to Deploy Expandable Fabric Space Habitat at Space Station
A giant inflatable room that astronauts may one day use to live on Mars will be put to the test beginning this weekend at the International Space Station . The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, called BEAM for short, is a first-of-its-kind inflatable habitat that was carried to the ISS on the
SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket on a Drone Ship
After a picture perfect launch of Dragon to the International Space Station, SpaceX successfully landed a rocket for the first time on a drone ship parked off the coast of Florida. Today's attempt was the fourth time SpaceX had tried to land its Falcon 9 on a drone ship. The rocket has not been
SpaceX Dragon to Carry Inflatable Room to International Space Station
When the SpaceX Dragon launches to the International Space Station on Friday, it will be carrying with it an inflatable habitat that could one day be used by astronauts traveling to Mars or on another deep space mission. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, called BEAM for short, is a fabric
British Couple Adds Cloned Canine to Their Family
A British couple had their dead dog cloned at the Sooam Biotech Research Foundation, which offers a commercial dog-cloning service for $100,000.
Mystery Light Caught on Camera
Cecilia, thank you and thank you, T.J. That mystery in the sky. That white light seen streaking across the west caught on camera by so many raising a lot of questions as to whether Santa was getting an early start. Nick watt with the story. I have no idea what that is. Reporter: A bird, a plane,
Trump Denies Recent Attack on Clinton was 'Vulgar'
Donald Trump denies claims his choice of words to describe Hillary Clinton's performance during her 2008 presidential campaign was "vulgar."