What's being described as one of the most complex space scientific instruments ever built is on its way to the International Space Station to seek out the 'dark universe'.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched a new campaign as its shuttle program dwindles down - the agency is asking for users to submit suggestions for music that will be officially used as the wakeup song for members of the shuttle crew.
Two space station astronauts are currently conducting their third and possibly final spacewalk to repair the station's faulty cooling system.
The International Space Station's cooling system has shut down, forcing crew to plan repairs during a spacewalk later this week.
Crew on the International Space station successfully captured the drifting Progress 38 spaceship yesterday after it failed to dock as planned on Friday.
Russian and US space station program managers are this morning expected to approve another attempt to dock their Progress cargo ship with the International Space Station tomorrow.
With only two more shuttle missions set to fly, your chances of getting to the International Space Station (ISS) are slim. But as a consolation prize, NASA is promising to send your photo instead.
The International Space Station could remain in use until 2028, officials have said.
It's nearly spring, the traditional time for DIY, and the thoughts of many are turning to a nice little extension.