NASA's Robonaut Legs headed for International Space Station (ISS)

NASA's built and is sending a set of high-tech legs up to the International Space Station for Robonaut 2 (R2), the station's robotic crewmember. The new legs will be delivered to the space station aboard the SpaceX-3 cargo resupply mission, due to launch March 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Touchy-feely joystick headed to International Space Station (ISS)

Stowed inside ESA’s next supply ship to the International Space Station will be one of the most advanced joysticks ever built, designed to test the remote control of robots on the ground from up in orbit.

ISS crew expands to 6 after Soyuz flight

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano joined their Expedition 36 crewmates when the hatches between their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft and the International Space Station opened at 12:14 a.m. EDT Wednesday.

Astronauts repair International Space Station (ISS) leak

Over the weekend, the stalwart crew of the International Space Station (ISS) worked overtime to fix a leaking cooling network outside the orbital outpost.

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer teases dark matter

An instrument mounted aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may have detected its first hint of dark matter.

International Space Station prepares for new crew members

Activities aboard the International Space Station (ISS) continue to ramp up for next week’s departure of three crew members and the arrival of three new residents at the end of the month.

SpaceX Dragon delivers Wet Lab Kit to International Space Station

The recently launched SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has successfully delivered a Wet Lab Kit to the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA administrator warns of tough times ahead

As NASA's SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docks with the ISS, its head, Charles Bolden, has warned that recent political events could impact the agency's mission.

Space X Dragon reaches orbit despite thruster malfunction

SpaceX managed to successfully launch its third flight to the International Space Station (ISS) this morning despite an issue with the Dragon spacecraft's thruster pods.

NASA restores comm links to International Space Station

NASA engineers managed to restore real-time communications with the International Space Station (ISS) after connections were apparently severed following a routine software update.

Video: Captain Kirk phones the International Space Station (ISS)

William Shatner, who is perhaps best known for playing Captain James T. Kirk in the original Star Trek series, called the International Space Station (ISS) today for a chat with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

NASA tests inflatable pod on space station

Call it a bouncy castle at your peril: it's an expandable space habitat, don't you know. And it's to be the next big addition to the International Space Station, arriving in 2015 for a two-year trial.

Russian cable break affects ISS communication

Russia has restored full communication with the International Space Station after a cable break cut off not just the ISS but civilian satellites too.

SpaceX completes first commercial cargo mission

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft has made it safely back to Earth, completing the first ever commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station.

New crew members head to International Space Station

Three new crew members have set sail to join their Expedition 33 crewmates onboard the International Space Station (ISS). 

Protecting astronauts beyond the ISS

Astronauts venturing beyond the safety of the International Space Station (ISS) will face increased exposure to cosmic radiation.

Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

The SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) earlier this morning.

ISS moves to dodge space junk

The International Space Station will tomorrow be forced to change orbit to dodge a piece of space junk, Russian news agencies are reporting.

ISS crew returns to Earth

After four months aboard the International Space Station, three astronauts touched down safely in Kazakhstan early yesterday morning.

How this toothbrush saved the International Space Station

NASA astronauts successfully replaced a power switching unit on the International Space Station yesterday, using a $3 toothbrush to clean up a stuck bolt.