European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut André Kuipers is running experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) to help scientists improve their understanding of conditions deep inside the Earth.
An experiment carried out on the Internatonal Space Station has shown that lichen can survive in outer space - lending support to the 'panspermia' theory that life arrived here from elsewhere.
SpaceX was forced to abort the launch of its Falcon 9 mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, just half a second before liftoff.
The Dragon spacecraft is undergoing last minute preparations as it readies for a demonstration flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
Late last night, three astronauts blasted off for the International Space Station on a Soyuz TMA-04M, after several weeks of delay.
NASA has confirmed an April 30 launch date for SpaceX's Dragon spaceship, the first private resupply mission to the International Space Station.
The European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle-3 (ATV-3) recently docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on a critical resupply mission.
The first docking of a commercial spaceship with the International Space Station could take place as early as next May.
NASA says the pace of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is accelerating - even though the shuttles used to build it were recently retired.
The Japanese space agency (JAXA) has positively identified a Trojan on an employee's terminal that may have gained access to a cargo shuttle used to resupply the International Space Station (ISS).
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft blasted off successfully for the International Space Station late last night, carrying one American and two Russian astronauts.
Russia's Progress cargo ship lifted off successfully for the International Space Station yesterday, the first flight to do so since a similar unmanned freighter crashed in August.
Moscow is abandoning plans to design and build a two-stage Rus-M carrier rocket that would have replaced the aging Soyuz by 2015.
NASA - which recently retired its shuttle fleet - wants to hire private "space taxis" that will transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).
Three International Space Station crew members returned safely to Earth yesterday after a longer-than expected stay, as NASA sets a tentative launch schedule for the coming months.
A new report published by the National Research Council recommends that NASA should "take steps" to maintain a highly trained astronaut corps - even as the United States enters an extended post-shuttle era.
The recent crash of an ISS-bound space freighter has prompted Russia to consider the possibility of ending its permanent human presence in space.
The recent disintegration of an ISS-bound space freighter was apparently caused by a malfunctioning gas generator located in the Soyuz carrier rocket's third stage engine.
NASA is warning that astronauts may be forced to temporarily abandon the International Space Station (ISS) if a recent space freighter crash prevents Russia from ferrying a fresh crew to the station.
Astronauts on the way to Mars could munch on space-grown lettuce, strawberries and carrots, a NASA scienstist says.