Two US astronauts transformed into spacewalking mechanics on Wednesday as they floated outside the International Space Station to grease a robotic arm and help prepare parking docks for commercial crew capsules.
Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are not only working out to keep their hearts healthy but also to generate data to advance knowledge of health and fitness on Earth, a NASA research indicates
NASA's private sector partner Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has sent its Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) with over two tonnes of supplies and science investigations.
In the wake of the Galactic's unfortunate SpaceShipTwo disaster, Richard Branson has reaffirmed his commitment towards safety of the astronauts as he continues to work on his dream to facilitate private space travel.
Researchers have recently developed a cognitive test battery, dubbed as Cognition, to measure the impact of typical spaceflight stressors like microgravity, radiation, confinement and isolation, exposure to elevated levels of CO2, and sleep loss) on cognitive performance of astronauts.
It was a high-flying, freeze-dried turkey time for six astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) as most Americans roasted turkeys and emptied cranberry sauce out of cans to celebrate Thanksgiving Day.
NASA's Orion spacecraft, which is designed to carry astronauts to deep space destinations like Mars, arrived Wednesday at its launch pad - Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.