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Washington DC (UPI) Feb 1, 2024
The International Space Station received more than 8,200 pounds of supplies and science experiments on Thursday after Northrup Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft successfully docked with the orbiting laboratory. NASA astronaut Loral O'Hara snared the spaceship with the ISS's robotic arm to complete the docking with fellow astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli serving as a backup, NASA said. Cygnus
Paris, France (SPX) Feb 01, 2024
The realm of space manufacturing is set to witness a novel advancement as the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launches its first metal 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS), marking a significant milestone in in-space manufacturing. This breakthrough, part of the Cygnus NG-20 resupply mission, places ESA at the forefront of exploring new manufacturing technologies in orbit

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 14, 2023
A NASA technology experiment on the International Space Station completed its first laser link with an in-orbit laser relay system on Dec. 5, 2023. Together, they complete NASA's first two-way, end-to-end laser relay system. NASA's LCRD (Laser Communications Relay Demonstration) and the new space station demonstration, ILLUMA-T (Integrated LCRD Low Earth Orbit User Modem and Amplifier Term

Moscow (AFP) Oct 26, 2023
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the first segment of the new space station that Moscow plans to construct to replace the ISS should be in orbit by 2027, despite recent setbacks. Russia previously announced its intention to withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS), where its cosmonauts are permanently stationed and the country plays a key role. The creation
.single-post .infinite-single-article-thumbnail img {display: none;}It’s a momentous occasion for the HUNCH Program, led by Nanoracks, as they celebrate the successful delivery of their second tape dispenser to NASA for launch to the International Space Station (ISS). This hardware...
Wallops Flight Facility VA (SPX) Aug 25, 2023
Graphene aerogel is a remarkable lightweight material that is both thermally insulating and electrically conductive. This makes it appealing for use in a wide variety of applications-from improved energy storage in batteries to better oil spill cleanup methods to next-generation space suits. A team of researchers from Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley are leveraging
Paris, France (SPX) Aug 01, 2023
'When it comes to making access to Space easier and more affordable, why not resort to an established infrastructure that already exists?' This is one of the questions Airbus engineers asked themselves when they started looking at how they could make the many benefits of Space-based activities accessible to a wider community. Turns out: The International Space Station (ISS) - one of (if no
Danish architecture studio SAGA Space Architects, a startup incubated in the ESA BIC Denmark programme, is tackling the significant challenge of sleep deprivation among astronauts in space in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Danish Ministry...
Space technology eliminates odours, bacteria, viruses and pollen on textiles. Odours have a direct influence on our mood. They can create both positive and negative feelings and, above all, contribute to making us feel good. Conversely, unpleasant odours such as...
The Axiom Space Ax-2 mission arrived at the International Space Station on Monday, May 22 at 9:12 am ET, carrying four astronauts and a wealth of exciting scientific experiments.One of these experiments will focus on cloud seeding, a process...