The crew are due to shoot scenes on the International Space Station to make the first ever feature film in space.
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.
The smell of burnt plastic or electronics penetrated through the Zvezda module of the ISS to the American section of the station.
The film will reportedly depict a mission to save a cosmonaut who is too ill to return back to Earth.
The hurricane has battered the U.S. after making landfall over the weekend, causing fatalities and leaving over a million people without power.
The mission will use a rocket that has flown three times before to deliver science experiments and other cargo to the space station.
The spacewalk will be the 242nd conducted in support of assembly, maintenance and upgrade tasks on the ISS.
Henri is expected to continue to bring heavy rainfall across parts of southern New England and the northern Mid-Atlantic states on Monday.
Boeing hopes the space capsule will eventually taxi astronauts to and from the space station, but a second test flight has faced delays.
The lights, also known as aurora australis, occur when charged particles from the sun collide with our planet's magnetic field and atmosphere.
The resuable crew capsule is designed to take up to seven astronauts to space and will eventually ferry space station crew between the ISS and Earth.
The rocket blasted off on Tuesday evening, carrying important supplies including oxygen, food, and water to the space hub.
NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet from the ESA successfully deployed a new solar panel on the International Space Station.
Following astronaut feedback, the toilet is less of a hassle to use—particularly for women—and serves as a demonstration for future space toilets.
The mission, CRS-22, will launch crew supplies and material for science experiments to the orbiting space station.
With the two space labs now orbiting the Earth, it will be a regular occurrence to spot them in the sky at the same time, an astronomer has said.
A Chinese newspaper aligned with the country's government published a story that downplays the Pentagon's monitoring of potentially dangerous space debris from a Chinese rocket as "nothing but Western hype."
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.
NASA-SpaceX mission control and the crew shared a joke after the Crew Dragon capsule splashed down safely.
A Chinese astronaut has never set foot inside the ISS. Now, Beijing has begun the process of putting its own space lab in orbit.
The launch will be streamed in the early hours of Friday morning ET, and the crew should arrive at the ISS just hours later.
Video clips document the spacewalk from start to finish, showing the pair at work during their seven-hour mission in the vacuum of space.
Astronauts are able to vote from space thanks to a 1997 Texas law sponsored by a senator who was upset about an astronaut who missed the 1996 presidential election.
The photograph was taken by one of the astronauts onboard as the space station flew over the Caribbean Sea.
At one point on Tuesday, Genevieve clocked wind speeds of around 130 miles per hour, making it a powerful Category 4 hurricane. It has now weakened to a tropical storm after lashing Baja California.
An attachable module to a spaceplane expected to make deliveries to the International Space Station may become the basis for a new class of miniature space station.
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.
The International Space Station's two Russian toilets will be joined by the American-made Universal Waste Management System, which will also be used in future deep space exploration.