The Soyuz MS-18 rocket blasts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying three Expedition 65 crew members to the space station. Credit: NASA Nearly nine minutes after a successful launch at 3:42 a.m. EDT of the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov […]

November 26, 2020 Looking down from the International Space Station (ISS), an astronaut captured this view of the northwest coastline of Saudi Arabia, where up to 260 coral reef species thrive. The salty, warm waters off the coast of the Arabian Peninsula create an optimal environment for coral reefs to grow, mainly […]

NASA spacewalker and Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins works to ready the International Space station’s port-side truss structure for future solar array upgrades. Credit: NASA NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover concluded their spacewalk at 1:16 p.m. EST, after 5 hours and 20 minutes. In the second spacewalk of the year, […]

Image of the Cygnus space freighter departing the International Space Station moments after being released from the Canadarm2 robotic arm. Credit: NASA Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus space freighter departs the International Space Station moments after being released from the Canadarm2 robotic arm on Thursday, January 7, 2021, completing a 93-day cargo […]

SpaceX launched its 21st commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station at 11:17 a.m. EST Dec. 6, 2020, from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA Television The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 6,400 […]

Plant Habitat-02 (PH-02) photographed on November 11, 2020, by NASA astronaut Kate Rubins aboard the ISS. Credit: NASA/Kate Rubins Earlier this month, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins photographs the first major milestone of the Plant Habitat-02 (PH-02) experiment aboard the International Space Station. The investigation studies the growth of radishes in a microgravity […]

Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A after being rolled out overnight as preparations continue for the Crew-1 mission, Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission is […]

A STS-134 crew member on the space shuttle Endeavour took this photo of the ISS after the station and shuttle began their separation. Credit: NASA On Nov. 2, 2020, the International Space Station celebrated its 20th anniversary of continuous human occupation. With astronauts and cosmonauts from around the world working […]