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Last cargo delivery of 2016 on its way to space station - Watch liftoff of Japan's H-IIB/Kounotori 6 ISS supply ship

Last cargo delivery of 2016 on its way to space station - Watch liftoff of Japan's H-IIB/Kounotori 6 ISS supply ship

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)'s H-IIB rocket carrying the spaceship Kounotori 6 lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, at 10:26 p.m. local time (GMT 1326) on Friday, December 9, 2016.

 

Japan launches Kounotori 6 cargo spaceship to ISS

Japan launches Kounotori 6 cargo spaceship to ISS

Japan on Friday successfully launched a rocket carrying the unmanned cargo spaceship Kounotori 6 to deliver supplies for astronauts living in the International Space Station (ISS).
 

NASA to air live broadcast of Japanese cargo ship launch to International Space Station!

NASA to air live broadcast of Japanese cargo ship launch to International Space Station!

On Tuesday, December 13, the HTV-6 will approach the station from below, and slowly inch its way toward the complex.

Contact with cargo space ship headed for ISS lost; reported to have crashed in Siberia

Contact with cargo space ship headed for ISS lost; reported to have crashed in Siberia

A Progress cargo ship launch failed in April 2015. The failure, which Russia blamed on a problem in a Soyuz rocket, saw the ship disintegrate as it plummeted to Earth.

Skygazers catch a glimpse of NASA's International Space Station in Shimla!

Skygazers catch a glimpse of NASA's International Space Station in Shimla!

Sky watchers at Shimla were in celestial delight as they witnessed the International Space Station (ISS), the space station of NASA which was passing at a significant speed like a bright glowing star.

Astronaut vision may be impaired by spinal fluid changes: Study

Astronaut vision may be impaired by spinal fluid changes: Study

The problems includes flattening at the back of their eyeballs and inflamed optic nerves, which can lead to far-sightedness.

Thanksgiving in space: NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough shares menu for his holiday dinner! - Watch video

Thanksgiving in space: NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough shares menu for his holiday dinner! - Watch video

In a video released by NASA, American astronaut Shane Kimbrough gives us a show-and-tell of their menu for Thanksgiving this week.

Enjoy the panoramic view of Earth and space station, while cosmonaut  Andrei Borisenko takes you on a tour! - Watch video

Enjoy the panoramic view of Earth and space station, while cosmonaut Andrei Borisenko takes you on a tour! - Watch video

The cupola is also the place the astronauts head to when they get some time off their work. After all, who wouldn't want to relax with the most amazing view in the world?  

Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft departs from Space Station

Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft departs from Space Station

The Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft departed from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, November 21 at 8:20 a.m. EST.

Russian spaceship delivers three astronauts to space station

Russian spaceship delivers three astronauts to space station

Russia's Soyuz spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station, carrying a European, a Russian and an American astronaut for a four-month mission at the orbiting outpost.

Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 50 crew blasts off for space station – Watch!

Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 50 crew blasts off for space station – Watch!

The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:20 p.m. EST Thursday, November 17, 2016 (2:20 a.m. Nov. 18, Baikonur time).

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on verge of becoming the oldest woman in space!

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on verge of becoming the oldest woman in space!

Whitson was the first woman to serve as commander of the space station — in 2007, nine years into its lifetime.  

US elections 2016: This is how astronauts vote from space!

US elections 2016: This is how astronauts vote from space!

Kimbrough, 45, who arrived on board the ISS in mid-October, became the latest astronaut to join in a long tradition of voting while orbiting the Earth.

Join NASA as it takes you on a journey inside the International Space Station! - Watch video

Join NASA as it takes you on a journey inside the International Space Station! - Watch video

Now, to further familiarize space enthusiasts across the world with the space station, NASA recently shared a video of a fly-through, or a tour, of the of the ISS, that was shot in ultra high definition, “using a fisheye lens for extreme focus and depth of field.”

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins finishes final spacesuit checks before her team's descent to Earth! - See pic

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins finishes final spacesuit checks before her team's descent to Earth! - See pic

The space station crew that is a part of Expedition 48/49 will be completing 115 days in space, since their launch in July.

View from Space station-Video from ISS gets miraculous response on Facebook (Watch)

View from Space station-Video from ISS gets miraculous response on Facebook (Watch)

Yes, this video was released in a live streamed footage from the International Space Station and immedietly received a miraculous response.

ISS astronauts plant third lettuce crop on space station!

ISS astronauts plant third lettuce crop on space station!

Astronauts, who are currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), have started planting their third on-orbit crop of red romaine lettuce.

Expedition 49 crew members to return to Earth from space station!

Expedition 49 crew members to return to Earth from space station!

The crew members of Expedition 49 on the International Space Station (ISS) will return to Earth after completing 115 days in space since their launch in July this year. 

View from space: NASA astronaut Kate Rubins shares beautiful image of Andes Mountains!

View from space: NASA astronaut Kate Rubins shares beautiful image of Andes Mountains!

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has shared a beautiful image of Andes mountains taken when the space station flew over Chile.

ISS astronauts welcome three new crew members at space station!

ISS astronauts welcome three new crew members at space station!

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos on Friday have finally arrived at the International Space Station (ISS).