Afraid Of Heights In Space: NASA Astronaut Details FlightWhen NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba was out doing a spacewalk during a recent trip to the International Space Station, he held on tight. That's because Acaba is afraid of heights.
3 Space Station Astronauts Return To EarthThree astronauts returned from the International Space Station to the snowy, bitingly cold flat lands of Central Asia, ending a 5 1/2-month mission highlighted by robotic renovations, teacher pep talks and greetings from Pope Francis.
Rare Photos By Early NASA Astronauts Being Auctioned OffJohn Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space. Neil Armstrong took the first picture from the moon's surface. The original prints are among 445 rare photos taken by American astronauts that are being sold.
KFC To Send Chicken Sandwich To Edge Of Space On BalloonKFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week when it sends it to the edge of the atmosphere with the help of a high-altitude balloon.
Space Station Supply Ship At Launch Pad Honors John GlennOne of NASA's delivery services is paying tribute to John Glenn, as it gets set to launch supplies to the International Space Station.
SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery DelayedA navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad.
NASA Completes Its "Space Poop Challenge"The “60-day Space Poop Challenge,” has come up with some inventive solutions for responding to nature’s call in zero gravity.
Mesquite Teacher Chosen As NASA “Space Educator”A Mesquite engineering teacher has received a very special honor. Adlena Jacobs has been named as a member of the Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
NASA Study In Hawaii Paving Way For Human Travel To MarsA group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars.
Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Battery Work Outside StationAstronauts went spacewalking Friday to hook up fancy new batteries on the International Space Station's sprawling power grid.
Christmas Delivery At Space Station, Courtesy Of JapanChristmas gifts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, courtesy of Japan. A Japanese cargo ship pulled up at the orbiting lab four days after launching.
Japan Launches Much-Needed Supplies To Space StationA Japanese capsule blasted off with much-needed supplies for the International Space Station on Friday, a week after a Russian shipment was destroyed shortly after liftoff.