Space Station Receives Oldest Female Astronaut, Bit Of MarsThe International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world.
Astronaut From Texas Will Vote From Space If Homecoming DelayedKate Rubins, the lone American in orbit, will end up voting for president from the International Space Station if her homecoming is delayed.
SpaceX Dragon Heads Back To Earth With Station Science, GearA SpaceX Dragon capsule is on its way back to Earth with a load of science experiments and gear.
Astronaut Tweets Superb Image Of Moon Shot By SpaceshipFormer NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio's tweet Monday brought both awe and some skepticism from followers.
Twitter Lights Up With 95th Birthday Wishes For John GlennJohn Glenn is being showered with birthday recognition. The first American to orbit the Earth was trending on Twitter on Monday as he turned 95.
SpaceX Successfully Launches ISS Docking Port For NASASpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
First Virus-Hunter In Space Will Test DNA-Decoding DeviceThe first virus-hunter in space is all set to conduct some cosmic, new DNA research. Space station astronaut Kate Rubins will attempt to complete the first full-blown DNA decoding in orbit with a pocket-size device.
NASA Inflating New Experimental Room At Space StationIt's pump-it-up day at the International Space Station. NASA is releasing air into an inflatable room delivered last month by SpaceX.
Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, A Cosmic 1stForget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions.
Texas-Resident Scott Kelly Reunited With Relatives After Year In SpaceAh, there's nothing like a blast of fresh, frigid air to welcome you back to the planet after nearly a year cooped up in space. That's the word from astronaut and Texas-resident Scott Kelly.
U.S. Space-Endurance Champ Says He Could Do Another YearAfter nearly a year in orbit, America's space-endurance champ, astronaut and Texas-resident Scott Kelly, is just a few days away from returning to Earth — and he can't wait.
Record Number Of Astronaut Wannabes Apply To NASAI guess the phrase 'to infinity, and beyond' really caught on! Apparently, space travel never looked so good. NASA has announced that it received a record number of applicants for its next astronaut class.