Space station
A space station, also known as an orbital station or an orbital space station, is a spacecraft capable of supporting a crew, which is designed to remain in space (most commonly in low Earth orbit) for...
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Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory
In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before s...
Upside-Down Lightning And Mystery Blue Glimpses Caught On Film
Fantastical light shows go on above thunderclouds, full of little-studied phenomena like upside-down lightning. Now they've been snapped from Earth and the ISS
The ISS Will Soon Have A Second Whiskey-Aging Experiment
Just imagine what Don Draper could do in the ad pitch: Renowned Japanese whisky maker Suntory is sending up booze to age for at least a year on the worldwide Space Station, reports the Wall Street Jou...
One Small Bite For Man: NASA Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Food
Crew members on the International Space Station on Monday sampled red romaine lettuce, the first food to be grown and eaten in space. Monday morning on the International Space Station, NASA astronauts...
'Mission:ISS' from Oculus, Available Now!
We’re excited to share that Mission: ISS is available now on the Oculus Store! Created in collaboration with NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadia...
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes On Launch
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying supplies for the International Space Station broke apart less than three minutes after a 10:21 a.m. blastoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Sta...
SpaceX Crew Dragon nails critical safety milestone
NASA has granted the SpaceX Crew Dragon pad abort milestone approval following critical tests last month. The vehicle -- which will eventually carry astronauts to the International Space Station -- r...
Scientists Want To Blast Space Debris With Lasers
To combat the increasingly dense layer of dead satellites and miscellaneous space debris that are enshrouding our planet, no idea -- nets, lassos, even ballistic gas clouds -- seems too far-fetched to...
Video: Nasa astronauts take a GoPro on a spacewalk-breathtaking
If you were impressed by the films Gravity or Interstellar, then you might want to take the time to watch this. During spacewalks conducted early in 2015 on the International Space Station (ISS) Nasa ...
Astronaut Scott Kelly Prepares for a Pioneering Year in Space on ISS
Astronaut Scott Kelly is poised to break the record for time in space for a U.S. Astronaut when he launches to the International Space Station today. That’s a year with no hot showers, cold beers or t...
Less than two days until the launch of the historic One-Year Mission in space
Researchers from the US and Russia prepare for the final countdown to the launch of the historic One-Year Mission as the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft, which will carry the crew, is transported to its fina...
International Space Station Commander Opens Up About His UFO Sighting In Space
Leroy Chiao, commander of the International Space Station in 2005 recently opened up about his UFO sighting from space. They were 230 miles above the Earth, and traveling at a speed of 17,000 miles pe...
Russia Moves to Support ISS through 2024, Create New Space Station
The future of the International Space Station is a little clearer this week, following a statement from Russia supporting an extension of the orbiting complex through 2024.
First spacewalk to let space taxis park on ISS completed
 NASA astronauts have successfully completed first of the three spacewalks to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) to create parking spots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technol...
History of spaceflight
Spaceflight became part of human achievement in the 20th century following theoretical and practical breakthroughs by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and Robert H. Goddard. The Soviet Union took the lead in th...
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Salyut program
The Salyut programme (Russian: Салю́т, [sɐˈlʲut], Salute or Fireworks) was the first space station programme undertaken by the Soviet Union, which consisted of a series of four crewed scientific r...
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Almaz
The Almaz (Russian: Алмаз, "Diamond") program was a highly secretive Soviet military space station program, begun in the early 1960s.Three crewed military reconnaissance stations were launched bet...
Skylab
Skylab was a space station launched and operated by NASA and was the United States' first space station. Skylab orbited the Earth from 1973 to 1979, and included a workshop, a solar observatory, and o...
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Mir
Mir (Russian: Мир, [ˈmʲir]; lit. Peace or World) was a space station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001, owned by the Soviet Union and later by Russia. Mir was the first modu...
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International Space Station
The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit. It is a modular structure whose first component was launched in 1998. Now the largest...
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Tiangong
Tiangong (Chinese: 天宫; pinyin: Tiāngōng; literally: "Heavenly Palace") is a space station program of the People's Republic of China, with the goal of creating a third generation space stat...
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Chinese space station
The Chinese space station, "Tiangong Space Station", is a planned space station to be placed in low earth orbit. It is part of the Chinese space program. It is a third generation modular space station...
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Skylab program
Skylab was a space station launched and operated by NASA and was the United States' first space station. Skylab orbited the Earth from 1973 to 1979, and included a workshop, a solar observatory, and o...
Skylab program - Wikipedia
Tiangong program
Tiangong (Chinese: 天宫; pinyin: Tiāngōng; literally: "Heavenly Palace") is a space station program of the People's Republic of China, with the goal of creating a third generation space stat...
Tiangong program - Wikipedia