Canadian astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield, has become an internet sensation giving those on Earth a rare glimpse into the everyday lives of those living and working on the International Space Station and the spectacular views they see everyday.
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 20, 2012) Russian cosmonaut Yury Malenchenko has returned to Moscow, after spending three months in a mission aboard the International Space Station.
Malenchenko, along with a US astronaut and a Japanese ... watch video
NASA (June 17, 2013) During a Google+ Hangout NASA announced its newest class of astronaut trainees. The eight candidates selected to the 2013 astronaut class were chosen from a pool of 63-hundred applications -- the ... watch video
Reuters (Dec. 20, 2013) Japan's robot astronaut Kirobo and human colleague, astronaut Koichi Wakata, chat in space for the first time from the International Space Station. Gavino Garay ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 18, 2012) A Soyuz vessel will blast off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Wednesday carrying one Russian, one Canadian and one American astronaut to the International Space ... watch video
CBC (May 16, 2013) In his first news conference on Earth after five months in space, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield described the first smells of 'home,' what it feels like to readjust to gravity, and why he put so ... watch video
May 20, 2015 Researchers who have modeled planetary systems far beyond our own solar system have found that massive moons larger than Mars might be the best bet in the search for life beyond ... read more
May 20, 2015 Astronomical research on asteroids, i.e. minor planets, is also benefiting from the large-scale Gaia mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). Even though the astrometry satellite's main purpose is ... read more
May 20, 2015 Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured the most detailed image ever taken of the Medusa Nebula. As the star at the heart of this nebula made its ... read more
May 19, 2015 Run far or run fast? That is one of the questions NASA is trying to answer with one of its latest studies -- and the answers may help keep us in shape on Earth, as well as in ... read more
Mar. 26, 2013 More than three weeks after arriving at the International Space Station, the Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft is ready for the trip back to Earth, now scheduled for ... read more
Mar. 24, 2013 More than three weeks after arriving at the International Space Station, the Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft is ready for the trip back to Earth, now scheduled for ... read more
Dec. 20, 2012 Space can be a potentially hazardous environment to live and work in, especially when it comes to radiation. Originating from violent storms on the Sun and galactic cosmic rays produced in distant ... read more
June 9, 2011 Newly-released portraits show the International Space Station together with the space shuttle, the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade. The pictures are the first taken of a ... read more