A video clip of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly chasing a fellow ISS crew member as part of birthday shenanigans has gone viral this week.
The space rock, bigger than two Empire State buildings stacked together, will not come so close to our planet again for decades.
"I won't get in front of Santa Claus and tell you what's going to be sent up," said Joel Montalbano, NASA's space station program manager.
A source of speculation since the 19th Century, a new study may reignite the debate about a planet that could be lurking at the edge of our Solar System.
One of the lightest exoplanets ever discovered, GJ 367b has a surface temperature of over 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit, and orbits a red dwarf star.
NASA's Mark T. Vande Hei captured the image of Earth's highest peak while aboard the International Space Station, situated 248 miles above our planet.
Watkins will serve as a mission specialist on the upcoming SpaceX Crew-4 launch to the International Space Station. The journey will mark the first time the astronaut has traveled to space.
The crew members were all forced to take shelter in their docked space capsules earlier on Monday because of the threat posed by the debris.
The natural phenomenon causes the moon to be cast into shadow, sometimes giving it a reddish color at night.
Pools of urine were discovered in the capsule due to a loosened pipe. Despite the break, the capsule is otherwise safe to board and return in.
SpaceX conducted its first private flight into space last month, but a tube in the capsule came unglued and allowed urine to spill onto fans beneath the floor.
Cassidy looks back on his two-decade career in an interview with Newsweek ahead of the release of "Among the Stars," a six-part Disney+ documentary about his third and final space mission.
Great pizza can taste out of this world, and this was certainly true for a group of astronauts who made their own 'za inside the International Space Station.
Seven astronauts aboard the International Space Station attempted four events: lack-of-floor-routine, no-handball, synchronised space swimming and weightless sharpshooting.
The female aviator has been aiming for the stars for 60 years, no matter how many times she got knocked back.
As a child, Hernández's family would travel from Mexico to southern California each year to work on farms. He decided he wanted to become an astronaut aged 10.
To mark National Astronaut Day, astronaut Mike Fincke told Newsweek about the highs and lows of spending over a year in space—including the nail-biting moment a spacewalk went wrong.
Astronauts representing Japan and the European Space Agency were also on-board the craft.
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NASA said bonus points will be awarded for designs that can capture the vomit of sick crew members without them having to put their head in the toilet.
"I find it disturbing that a video image of me and my son is being used in political propaganda without my knowledge or consent," Karen Nyberg said.
The Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission will mark the first time that American astronauts have launched from U.S. soil into orbit since the end of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011.
Aldrin was one of the first two humans to walk on the lunar surface.
Before launching astronauts to the International Space Station, great care is already taken to prevent the crew from bringing potentially dangerous viruses and pathogens onboard with them.
Hibernation technology may enable mission designers to reduce spacecraft mass by around a third.
The spacewalk is expected to last more than five hours, according to NASA.
This is the first time in over fifty years of space exploration that two women will space-walk at the same time.
The building was constructed as a facility to quarantine astronauts and the material they brought back from the moon during the Apollo program.
Pitt plays an astronaut in the upcoming space opera Ad Astra, which will be in cinemas across the United States on September 20.