ISS, Sky Watching, Meteor Showers
Dec 13, 2018
The Geminids meteor shower will be viewed from above by the Meteor camera on the International Space Station, as well as from below by sky watchers on Earth.
Dec 13, 2016
A new NASA study on the International Space Station is investigating how different light spectra can be used to effect astronauts' sleep, or lack of sleep.
Aug 29, 2016
A DNA sequencer recently delivered to the International Space Station could open the door to exciting forms of research ranging from the search for life to the development of new pharmaceutical treatments.
Jul 28, 2016
As hurricane season unfolds, a helpful set of eyes mounted on the International Space Station allows scientists to observe massive storms from a special angle.
May 27, 2016
For the first time, researchers have identified a genetic marker associated with a spaceflight medical issue. It is in the enzymes associated with the "1 carbon pathway."
Feb 23, 2016
About three quarters of ISS astronauts experience changes in the structure and function of their eyes. An experiment on the space station called the "Fluid Shifts Study" is investigating these vision problems in space.
Jan 20, 2016
Astronauts recently experienced an historic vegetable moment when they ate a salad made from lettuce grown on board the International Space Station.
Dec 28, 2015
NASA supported researchers are working on Synthetic Muscles that could be used to create humanoid robots for space exploration.
Nov 17, 2015
Many astronauts report a blurring of their eyesight in microgravity. Researchers are trying to get to the bottom of this phenomenon before astronauts travel to Mars and beyond.
Nov 13, 2015
During an unprecedented 1-year mission to the International Space Station, scientists are studying how astronauts' bodies respond to long-duration space travel.
Oct 30, 2015
The Fine Motor Skills experiment on the station is looking at how long-duration microgravity effects fine motor task performance.
Jul 10, 2015
Advances in the understanding of how fluids behave in low gravity is key to spacecraft operations. A long-awaited spin-off is an excellent cup of coffee in space.
Mar 4, 2015
The key to unraveling the mysterious cause of Alzheimer's disease may not lie in the recesses of the human brain, but rather in the weightless expanses of outer space.
Jan 27, 2015
Researchers are using a pair of robots to examine the strange way fluids slosh and bubble on the International Space Station
Sep 24, 2014
The weekend launch of ISS-RapidScat onboard SpaceX-4 has kickstarted a new era for the International Space Station as a giant Earth-observing satellite.