International Space Station
Jul 13, 2014 — The rocket, built by commercial firm Orbital Sciences, carries an unmanned Cygnus capsule. It lifted off from a pad at Wallops Island, Va.
Jul 8, 2014 — Italian engineers say they've finally come up with a way to brew espresso on the ISS so astronauts can ditch the instant coffee. We asked: What's so hard about making coffee in space? Answer: A lot.
Jun 16, 2014 — An Italian aerospace firm, in conjunction with coffee company Lavazza and the Italian space agency, have jointly developed a system for producing zero-gravity espresso.
May 19, 2014 — Administrator Charles Bolden said no one country was indispensable to the ISS after Moscow last week said it would not participate in a plan to extend the station's life past 2020.
Mar 27, 2014 — On the way to the International Space Station, the Russian capsule had a wrinkle with a thruster, but was able to dock successfully on Thursday night.
Mar 26, 2014 — One of the engines on a capsule carrying an American and two Russians failed to fire at the right time. That has turned a six-hour journey to the International Space Station into a two-day trip.
Mar 10, 2014 — NASA needs Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station, and Russia needs NASA's money to help finance operations.
Feb 11, 2014 — The astronauts aboard the International Space Station give us a view of the Olympics that we haven't seen.
Jan 8, 2014 — The Orlando Sentinel reports that the White House has given approval for the extension, which still must be funded by Congress. However, the decision could lead to a budget crunch down the road.
Dec 24, 2013 — Astronauts have made critical repairs on the International Space Station's cooling equipment. On Saturday, they spent 5 1/2 hours outside the station. They spent more than six hours outside on Friday.