International Space Station
May 30, 2012 — Should we send humans or robots into outer space? With private interests taking over the space race, it's hard to see us out of the game.
May 11, 2013 — NASA sent two astronauts on a spacewalk Saturday to fix an ammonia leak in one of International Space Station's power systems.
Mar 29, 2013 — The latest Soyuz reached the International Space Station in just six hours instead of two days. It was the first manned mission to accomplish the feat.
Mar 3, 2013 — Mechanical difficulties after Friday's launch pushed back the capture of the unmanned capsule by a day. The Dragon will stay in place until the end of March, after dropping off 1,200 pounds of supplies, and return with more than twice that amount.
Feb 8, 2013 — Talk about the ultimate space jam. The song is called "I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)," and it's a very long-distance collaboration between Canadians Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies and Chris Hadfield, who currently commands the International Space Station. The song premiered Friday.
Sep 5, 2012 — Astronauts aboard the International Space Station took a spare toothbrush along on a spacewalk today and used it to help clean debris from around some bolts. What do you use them for? (Besides brushing your teeth, that is.)
May 25, 2012 — The historic first mission to dock a commercial spacecraft at the International Space Station is happening today, and is being webcast around the world.
May 24, 2012 — So far everything looks good for a possible docking with the station on Friday by the company's Dragon capsule.
May 22, 2012 — A robotic cargo ship owned by SpaceX, a private company, is ferrying supplies to the space station. NASA is turning over routine flights to the commercial sector so that it can focus on other missions.
May 21, 2012 — The unmanned, docking mission to the International Space Station is intended show that the private company is ready to haul cargo for NASA.