Between video games and sci-fi movies, a squadron of miniature satellites come to life aboard the space station, obeying the commands of students.
02.16.12 - International Space Station Expedition 30 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Anton Shkaplerov wrapped up a six-hour, 15-minute spacewalk Thursday.
Coral reefs are a critical resource for many island and coastal nations. Photographs taken from the space station provide an important perspective.
Bone loss and kidney stones are well known as essential problems for astronauts to overcome during extended stays in space.
The vast universe and proteins used to form our bodies are not as unrelated as they may sound -- a "crystal" is the key to connect the two.
02.16.12 - You're a space explorer on a long journey. To continue your trip, you stop off at the local U.S. fuel depot in orbit to refuel your spaceship!
02.14.12 - The "vehicle powered" light is turned off for the last time as two shuttle orbiters' flight decks go dark.
When you think of NASA, likely you picture the space shuttle, the International Space Station, or have images of planets and galaxies flashing before your mind’s eye. NASA's Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut, however, focuses a little closer to home.
The ISS historically has not been perceived as an Earth observation platform by many scientists. With new facilities and sophisticated sensor systems, the perception is changing.
Ever since the ARISS hardware was launched aboard Atlantis and then transferred to the station, it has been used to perform school contacts.