After awarding contracts to Boeing Co. and SpaceX to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA has called for the next round of contracts for private sector companies to deliver experiments and supplies to the orbiting laboratory.
Aerospace company Sierra Nevada Corp has filed a formal protest with the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) over the selection of two American firms by NASA to build and operate space taxis to transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
California-based SpaceX on Friday prepared to launch its Dragon cargo carrier to deliver food and supplies to the International Space Station, but a 50-50 weather forecast threatened to postpone the launch.
In a bid to monitor Earth better, the NASA is adding a number of Earth-observing instruments to the International Space Station (ISS) that will increase the leverage of the space station's unique vantage point in space.
Orbital Sciences Corporation`s unmanned Cygnus cargo ship disintegrated Sunday morning as planned upon spectacular re-entry into Earth`s atmosphere after a month-long resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
A new space experiment can change the way humans travel. In a series of trials on board the International Space Station (ISS), researchers have discovered a type of cool-burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.
Yes, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have been working with the small free-flying robots since 2011. Now, they believe that these small spherical robots, which are being upgraded with the smartphones, will be able to perform the housekeeping jobs for them.