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Aug 01, 2012

Non-Planetary Resources

An interesting new business has recently received considerable public attention. Planetary Resources is looking for ways to harvest mineral resources....More
Jul 30, 2012

Russia's Progress 47 Cargo Craft Departs Space Station for Final Time

 Russia’s much traveled Progress 47 cargo capsule has departed the International Space Station for good, freeing the Russian segment Pirs docking....More
Jul 30, 2012

Progress 47 Returns to ISS with Successful KURS-NA Performance

  Progress 47 nears ISS docking. Image Credit: NASA TV ....More
Jul 27, 2012

Japan's HTV-3 Berthed to ISS

Japan's HTV-3 berthed to ISS. Image Credit: NASA TV Astronauts aboard the International Space Station berthed the third of Japan’s automated HTV re-....More
Jul 27, 2012

ISS Astronauts Grapple JAXA’s HTV-3

Japan's HTV-3 moments from capture over the Indian Ocean. Image Credit: NASA TVAstronauts aboard the International Space Station successfully....More
Jul 24, 2012

Progress 47/ISS Re-dock Aborted by Rendezvous System Test Problem

Russia’s unpiloted Progress 47 supply freighter aborted a scheduled re-docking with the six-person International Space Station late Monday, following....More
Jul 23, 2012

Progress Departs ISS for One Day KURS-NA Rendezvous System Test

Space Station as viewed bydeparting Progress cameras. Photo Credit: NASA TV   Russia's Progress 47 re-supply craft departed the International Space....More
Jul 21, 2012

Japan’s HTV-3 Boosts Biology, Earth Observation, Advanced Communications Experiments to the ISS

  The third of Japan’s supply and experiment filled H-II transfer vehicles, or the HTV-3, soared into Earth orbit atop an H-IIB rocket from the....More
Jul 18, 2012

Russia Looks to Accelerated Progress, Soyuz ISS Flight Profile

  Russia looks to Soyuz express. NASA TV....More
Jul 17, 2012

ISS Resumes Six Crew Ops with Soyuz Docking

  Soyuz approaches ISS with Russian, U.S....More
Jul 15, 2012

U.S., Russian, Japanese Soyuz Crew Heads for ISS, Demanding Schedule

  Russia's 31 mission Soyuz spacecraft lifts off with NASA's Sunita....More
Jul 12, 2012

New Moon

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope to plot a safe course past Pluto for the New Horizons spacecraft have discovered a fifth moon orbiting....More
Jul 05, 2012

SpaceShip2 Mega-Strake On Test

Virgin Galactic will update progress on flight tests of its SpaceShipTwo (SS2) at the Farnborough air show next week where, for the first time, it....More
Jul 05, 2012

A Tale of Two Capsules

Although NASA’s decision last decade to return to the conventional cone-shaped crew capsule for future space missions was viewed by some as a....More
Jul 02, 2012

U. S., Russian and European Astronauts Land in Kazakhstan to End ISS Mission

Soyuz commander Oleg Kononenko is the first to emerge from the 29S mission capsule early Sunday. He was soon joined on the plains of Kazakhstan by....More
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