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NASA just launched 20 mice into space on a SpaceX rocket while their identical twins stay on Earth — here’s what they hope to learn
NASA is sending two families of mice to the International Space Station while their siblings stay in gravity-influenced environments on Earth. Scientists hope to leran more about how space impacts the microbiome and what we might do to better combat stress.
SpaceX launched a flying robot head that will befriend lonely astronauts on the space station — and later spy on them
SpaceX launched a Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station on Friday. In addition to supplies, the spaceship will deliver an artificially intelligent robotic head, called Crew Interactive Mobile Companion (CIMON), which will use IBM Watson software.
Jeanette Epps would have been the first black astronaut to live on the Space Station, but NASA bumped her, and she says they never told her why
Jeanette Epps was about to become the first African-American to live at the International Space Station, but NASA replaced her with another astronaut in January. Epps said on Thursday that she still doesn't know why.
NASA astronauts must sculpt freakishly strong arms to work in space — here’s how former space station commander Peggy Whitson trained
If you think your arms are strong enough to go to space, think again. NASA astronauts endure grueling daily routines to stay in top form. We spoke to former International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson, who has spent 665 days in space, about her training.
A little-known feature in Google Maps lets you explore our local solar system — here’s how to visit Mercury, Venus, and other planets and ...
Most people just use Google Maps to get directions from A to B, but many people might not know that Google Maps can also be used to explore other planets besides Earth.
China is building a new space station, and it's inviting the whole world to participate. Experts say a new space race is brewing between China and the US, and it will only get more heated.
SpaceX is sending another cargo-loaded rocket to space — and the mission could lead to advances in medicine, agriculture, and construction
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will launch experiments to study Earth's thunderstorms, space gardening, potential pathogens in space, and more.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly thinks we should never have all humans on Earth at the same time ever again
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly lived on the International Space Station during his one-year mission. Before the ISS comes to an end, he hopes for a replacement.
Astronaut Scott Kelly spent nearly a year in space. To study the effects on the human body, NASA compared him to his identical twin brother, Mark Kelly.
Astronaut Scott Kelly shared some of the strangest, most interesting details about floating around the International Space Station for a year.