NASA’s cargo and space trash hauler is about to become an astronaut workroom on the International Space Station


An Orbital ATK rocket launched from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to the International Space Station on Nov. 12, a day after the launch was scrapped due to a rogue aircraft. (Reuters) It’s perhaps not the prettiest spacecraft, its barrel shape more function than form. Like a truck, it hauls …

Russian Cargo Ship Docks at International Space Station

An uncrewed Russian cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Monday (Oct. 16) to deliver nearly 3 tons of fresh food, fuel and other supplies.  The Progress 68 resupply ship linked up with the space station at 7:04 a.m. EDT (1104 GMT) as the two spacecraft …

Astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage tweets photo of ‘beautiful’ island from International Space Station

For astronauts on board the International Space Station, there are countless magnificent sights below to see as it orbits the earth. Interested in Puerto Rico? Add Puerto Rico as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Puerto Rico news, video, and analysis from ABC News. But for …

Russian Progress cargo ship blasts off, heads for International Space Station

A Russian Progress cargo ship blasted off from Kazakhstan Saturday and set off after the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver 2.9 tons of propellant, water and crew supplies.The launch was originally planned for Thursday, but a last-second glitch prevented main engine ignition and the flight was aborted pending a …

NASA’s International Space Station Shows Off Fidget Spinners

Just when you thought the fidget spinner craze was over, astronauts in the International Space Station have reminded the internet that we still haven’t brought the viral “stress-reducing” toys into the final frontier. That is, until now. On Friday, NASA astronaut Randolph J. Bresnik shared a video of the crew playing with …

Russian Cargo Ship Launches Fresh Food & More to Space Station

After a two-day delay, robotic Russian cargo ship launched into orbit Saturday (Oct. 14) to deliver nearly 3 tons of fresh food, equipment and other supplies to astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station.  The Russian Federal Space Agency’s (Roscosmos) automated Progress 68 resupply ship lifted off atop a …

Watch Russia Launch Its Fastest Space Station Cargo Flight Yet on Thursday!

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying the Progress 68 cargo ship stands atop its launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of a scheduled Oct. 12, 2017 launch. The spacecraft will make a 3.5-hour flight to the International Space Station. Credit: RSC Energia The Russian space agency Roscosmos is …

Curious Kids: Do astronauts get space sick when they travel from Earth to the International Space Station?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome – serious, weird or wacky! Do astronauts get space sick when they travel from Earth to the International Space Station? …