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Backdropped by New Zealand and the Cook Strait in the Pacific Ocean, astronauts Robert L. Curbeam Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang (right) participate in an extravehicular activity (EVA).

Astronauts on the space station see vibrant desert patterns, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS...

Astronauts' photos reveal vibrant landscapes and roiling storms. "How can something so beautiful be tolerated by human eyes?" one astronaut said.

Astronauts on the space station see vibrant desert patterns, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS...

Astronauts' photos reveal vibrant landscapes and roiling storms. "How can something so beautiful be tolerated by human eyes?" one astronaut said.

2 female astronauts politely corrected Trump midspacewalk after the president made a galling error

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir paused their important work on the space station to politely correct the president. Here's the video of their call.
NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan (left) and Christina Koch (right) are suited up in US spacesuits before beginning a seven-hour spacewalk to upgrade the station's batteries, October 6, 2019. In the center, NASA Flight Engineer Jessica Meir and Commander Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency assist.

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk is finally happening on Friday — here’s how to watch it live

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will exit the International Space Station together on October 18 to replace a faulty battery unit.
A space craft named "Soyuz MS-15" takes off for the International Space Station with meat cells onboard.

Astronauts just printed meat in space for the first time — and it could change the way we grow food on Earth

A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano tweeted this image of the team gathered for a celebratory dinner in the Russian Zvezda module, the food preparation area of the International Space Station.

An adorable photo shows 9 astronauts and cosmonauts hanging out in the International Space Station. Here’s why the orbiting lab was so crowded.

The International Space Station has held up to 13 people in the past. Three of the astronauts who were up there this week returned to Earth Thursday.
This view of Honopū Valley, located in Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, is something you'll only see on an Apple TV — and now, your computer.

Apple used helicopters and drones to film stunning 4K screensavers for the Apple TV — here’s how to get them on your computer

Apple used drones, helicopters, and the International Space Station to film screensavers for the Apple TV, and there's a way to get them on your Mac.

9 moonshot ideas that became real-life innovations, from driverless cars to birth-control pills

Virtual reality was introduced in science fiction. The inventor of DNA fingerprinting didn't believe he had created it at first.
Ekaterina Dmitriev with a life-size cut-out of her new husband, Yuri Malenchenko, after her satellite wedding.

The story of the first ever space wedding, when a woman on Earth married a cardboard cutout of her astronaut boyfriend while he watched on from the In...

Yuri Malenchenko was on the ISS in his spacesuit with another astronaut playing the wedding march on a keyboard as he wed his wife, who was on earth.
Former New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski, skier Lindsey Vonn and others react as they get slimed during the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2019 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. July 11, 2019.

SpaceX is sending Nickelodeon slime, an Adidas soccer ball, and 5,500 other experiments and supplies to space

Slime will be delivered to the International Space Station via SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket to promote interest in STEM for grade school students.