International Space Station
On Wednesday, two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan headed for the International Space Station.
NASA's AJ (Drew) Feustel and Ricky Arnold will blast off with cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev on Wednesday.
The satellite, which launched in 2011, was only meant to operate for two years.
Layers of fabric will unfold into a station 2.4 times the size of the ISS.
"No one is talking about turning off the lights and dumping the thing in the Pacific Ocean."
The astronauts were replacing a 60-pound electronics box.
You'll only need $100 million dollars.
Christa McAuliffe was planning to film lessons aboard the Challenger for classrooms all over the country to use.
We've spent $87 billion on the space station since 1993.
The crew is on a mission to fix up the space station.
The astronaut does not have medical problems or family issues.
The vacuum cleaner on the ISS has previously been used as a musical instrument and as an actual vacuum cleaner.
The space agency offered no explanation for why she was replaced.
The space station began as a single module in 1998 and people did not start living at the outpost until the year 2000.
NASA won't provide an explanation for the decision to remove Jeanette Epps from June's launch to the space station.
The contents include plants, fiber optics and even mice.
Norishige Kanai said he was worried he wouldn't fit into his seat on the way home.
"I've only been in space for three weeks and haven't grown like this since middle/high school."
New Year's in space is quite a unique experience.
Astronauts get some time to themselves on Christmas.
Trips lasting up to one month aboard the ISS would cost between $40 million and $60 million.
The finding could be a breakthrough for space travel and the search for life.
Three more astronauts have arrived at the International Space Station.
The trio are heading to space to carry out scientific experiments.
The ISS shared videos of the moment of impact.
Here's how to watch whether the launch goes off without a hitch.
SpaceX's NASA cargo launch has been delayed for the second time in two days.
There's no escape from the hail of tiny pieces of space trash.
The recently patented technology could one day save an astronaut from becoming lost in space.
Humans living in space also, inevitably, means bacteria living in space.