International Space Station News
Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse
Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets
The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform
NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away; SpaceX booster lands on floating platform
Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says SpaceX will build a big, new rocket in the city's port
Chinese space station set to plummet uncontrolled back to Earth
What goes up, must come down. Simply put, that's why there's so much interest in Tiangong-1, China's first space station, which was launched in 2011 and has been in decreasing orbit ever since. China admitted last year it no longer had control of the space station –– and now it’s getting close to
2 Americans, 1 Russian on their way to International Space Station
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off aboard a rocket early this morning on their way to the International Space Station. The Soyuz booster launched from a launchpad in Kazakhstan at 1:44 a.m. EST. LIFTOFF! @Astro_Ricky, @Astro_Feustel and @OlegMKS launched at 1:44pm ET in
Americans and Russian blast off for ISS
A rocket carrying two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully.
NASA study reveals gene changes between twin astronauts
Scientists noted a 7 percent change in gene expression after Scott Kelly spent a year in space.
Astronaut's DNA is different after space travel, NASA finds
Scott Kelly's DNA no longer matches that of his twin brother, Mark, after a year spent on the International Space Station.
Design error may have caused SpaceX rocket explosion in 2015: NASA
A design error may have caused a SpaceX rocket to explode mid-air in June of 2015, according to a NASA report that was released Monday. The unmanned rocket was headed to the International Space Station to deliver 4,000 pounds of supplies. It burst into flames above Cape Canaveral in Florida just