The ISS will have to dodge the debris, which reportedly has come from an old Chinese weather satellite that was blown up over a decade ago.
The astronauts blazed through Earth's atmosphere aboard a Dragon spacecraft following their six-month mission on the International Space Station.
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.
The mission marks the first ever spaceflight for three of the crew members who will be onboard the ISS-bound Crew Dragon spacecraft.
As private space companies make plans for a commercial space station, the ISS has had a year of issues.
The Space Business Park will join the ISS in low-earth orbit and continue its research, providing a more accessible space outpost for civilians.
"We are in a second golden age of space exploration and development," Mike Gold, executive vice president of Redwire Space, said.
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.