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
Aug. 24, 2016 Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this ... read more
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Oct. 4, 2013 Usually, the European Space Agency sends astronauts to outer space, but last week six astronauts from around the world spent six days underground to get a taste of working together in extreme ... 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