The International Space Station was designed to support a crew of six, according to NASA, but is now home to 11 astronauts.
The precarious relationship between the US and Russia is as far-reaching as space, with the future of the International Space Station (ISS) proving to be rather uncertain.
Thanks to the International Space Station (ISS) we get to see Cape Town from space, on more occasions than one.
Retired NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is sharing some rather astonishing videos that show just how hectic space travel really is.
There were some emotional scenes this past weekend, as SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA executed yet another successful spacewalk on Sunday, and it came with some spectacular views of Earth.
When NASA needed a way to test astronauts’ hearing in space, they turned to a Johannesburg-based company to get the job done.
Astronaut Jessica Meir describes her experience of being one of the people furthest away from Earth when the pandemic started.
Hollywood would have us believe that floating around in space is a glamourous business, but in reality, it can be a little gross.
It was one of those days when everything went wrong, except it all happened in space which raises the stakes a little.
A new reality show, set to be filmed in 2023, wants to send one person to the International Space Station, in what organisers call “the biggest prize ever awarded on TV”.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an incredible image of two galaxies colliding, the ISS is streaming live, and some genius ‘sonified’ space.
All those people that do those “a photo a day for a year” projects – this guy is beating you all because he is doing it from the International Space Station and you’re doing it from your bathroom.
A man calling himself a UFO hunter has observed some strange things happening on the International Space Station’s life feed. Conspiracy theories abound
Distance is usually the necessary factor in gaining perspective on a situation that seems just too massive to cope with. Distance is exactly what astronauts in the International Space Station have and, unsurprisingly, their perspective is radical.
This interview gives us an amazing insight into what it is actually like to live in space for months at a time. It is pretty amazing to hear from these astronauts what life is actually like living in space. WOW!
This is real innovation, and the whole engine was made by a 3D printer…. out of this world!
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield paid tribute to Madiba on behalf of NASA, as he and many other astronauts took to twitter to share their condolences, and celebrate his life.
A few HD cameras were recently delivered to the International Space Station, and they’re all set to start streaming live images from space.
Canadian astronaut and former Commander of the ISS, Chris Hadfield treats us to an “out of this world” cover of David Bowie’s Space Oditty as his final goodbye.
Canadian Astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield has risen to Twitter fame over the course of the last few months by tweeting beautiful pictures of earth from the point of view of the International Space Station, currently orbiting around the planet at a sedate pace of 27 600km per hour. Consider this one, for example. The Isle […]
That’s not a misprint folks, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams recently ran, swam and cycled in space the same distance as her earthbound counterparts would have done in the Nautica Malibu Triahtlon, which was held in Southern California.
A new startup called Urthecast is in the process of putting together HD cameras to be fitted to the International Space Station, so that people can watch real-time video of the planet from space. Which is at once really cool, and sort of pointless. The footage is looking impressive, though – take a look.
Ease back into the remainder of the week with this gorgeous time lapse video shot from the ISS in low orbit over earth. Bask in the beauty of our planet from a point of view that preciously few of us will ever get to experience in real life.
NASA officials have announced that the first launch of a commercially built space capsule to the International Space Station is scheduled for the end of April. California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) are the dudes responsible for the capsule in question, the unmanned Dragon spacecraft.
Start your Tuesday the way your forefathers did, with an amazing time-lapse video of the International Space Station passing over a storm-struck African continent with the Milky Way popping in to say hello in the background. Also visible is Comet Lovejoy, two weeks after its near-fatal sunburn. Please, go look. You’ll feel better about being up.
A new report indicates a worrying trend in security conscious South Africa: people by and large prefer relying on private security companies to keep them safe, which is bad news for our official protectors, the South African Polic Service.
Why? Because Pope Benedict XVI can do what he wants, I guess. He spent about twenty minutes video chatting with the crew of the International Space Station and the U.S shuttle Endeavour, conveying well-wishes for Gabrielle Gifford’s husband, and generally just shooting the breeze.