Astronauts Arrive Safely At Station Despite Minor Spacecraft Malfunction

Despite a glitch with a solar array failing to deploy on Soyuz, three more astronauts arrived at the International Space Station on Thursday. Mission 41 is officially underway now that the station crew is back up to six people. The station is also once again at maximum capacity with five docked spacecraft. » 9/26/14 8:30am Friday 8:30am

Ultra HD Video Taken from the Space Station Will Rock Your World

The ESA has transformed high-res photos of Earth taken by ISS astronaut Alexander Gerst into a 3840 x 2160 pixel movie—the highest resolution available to consumers. Be sure to change the settings in YouTube, if your computer or television can handle it, for the full effect. Then, prepare for the jump into hyperspace. » 9/09/14 2:28pm 9/09/14 2:28pm

The Space Station Has The Most Beautiful Garbage Day

While terrestrial humans tolerate stinky, sticky garbage trucks, our astronaut brethren opt for something much more beautiful for their disposal runs. This streak of fire across the night sky is the burning of the Cygnus spacecraft, dirty laundry, and other junk. On the flip side, garbage day is a lot less frequent. » 8/18/14 1:15pm 8/18/14 1:15pm