Did you ever wish you could be just a teensy bit taller? Well, if you spend a few months in space, you could get your wish -- temporarily.
Shape-shifting malleable, gelatinous forms are orbiting the Earth at this very moment -- growing as they are bombarded by magnetic pulses.
In mid-January, NASA will take the next step in advancing robotic satellite-servicing technologies as it tests the Robotic Refueling Mission.
This past year has been a busy one for the International Space Station.
Space can be a potentially hazardous environment to live and work in, especially when it comes to radiation.
Typically satellites launch from Earth, requiring dedicated launch vehicles. JAXA found a way to cut costs by designing a small satellite launcher.
This weekend the International Space Station will turn itself to position the European Space Agency's SOLAR instrument for a better view of the sun.
Nefertiti didn't spin a web like Charlotte; her kind never could. But the red-back jumping spider earned a classy nickname, Spidernaut.
NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency have named veteran spacefarers Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko for a one-year mission aboard the station in 2015.
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Students these days have a new way to summarize and share topics not only with their class, but with the entire education and scientific community.
Over the past year Howard G. Levine, Ph.D., a NASA scientist at the Kennedy Space Center, has led one of the preeminent microgravity research organizations in the United States.
Why is NASA conducting plant research aboard the International Space Station?
A picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of cameras aboard the International Space Station, a picture may impact a thousand lives.
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space and NanoRacks hosted a webinar to discuss a RFP to perform materials science research.
A coating that survived long-term exposure on the International Space Station took an even longer journey on the Mars Curiosity Rover.
Necessity is the mother of invention, so when humans decided to build a laboratory in space, it was only natural that innovations would follow.
With all of the excitement of the Mars Curiosity landing, many are looking to move from robots to humans for exploration beyond Earth's orbit.
For more than a decade, the space station has provided hands-on educational opportunities that encourage students to go beyond passive learning.
NASA's VEGGIE experiment could revolutionize the way astronauts eat aboard the International Space Station.
Spinoff may help astronauts stay healthier in space with the added benefit of assisting paraplegics in walking here on Earth.