Dec 6, 2019
The International Space Station provides the only microgravity environment in which we can test technologies critical to our deep-space exploration in the near and far-term future.
Nov 21, 2019
AMS-02 is helping scientists investigate many fundamental physics questions from its place on the space station. Astronauts are conducting a series of space walks to perform repairs and extend the life of the observatory.
Jul 30, 2019
Welcome to the world of 3D biomanufacturing, a cutting-edge practice on Earth that is being tested aboard the International Space Station.
Jun 11, 2019
Experiments have taken place aboard the International Space Station to study cement based concrete in microgravity.
Apr 30, 2019
The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) on the space station beams laser light down to Earth to reveal the height and density of trees and vegetation.
Apr 18, 2019
Living 3D versions of human organs called Tissue Chips are being sent to the International Space Station to be studied in microgravity.
Apr 3, 2019
The relationship between a successful exploration mission and balanced nutrition is vital in the extreme vastness of outer space.
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.
Nov 19, 2018
The Refabricator on the International Space Station is a hybrid 3D printer that can also recycle materials to make new items.
Oct 5, 2018
NASA's ECOSTRESS mission is studying how plants sweat, providing detailed measurements of plant temperatures from space.
Oct 2, 2018
During the Year of Education on Station, NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Ricky Arnold have shared their love of STEM and their passion for teaching.
Sep 26, 2018
Gloveboxes on the ISS allow for experiments on materials that you wouldn't want escaping into the station's enclosed space.
Earth, Sun, ISS
Aug 16, 2018
The TSIS instrument on the International Space Station is continuing NASA's 40-year record of tracking the Sun's radiant energy.
Jul 16, 2018
The WORF and the optical quality window on the station are a perfect blend of art and science, allowing for Earth science research and amazing high-resolution photos of the Earth.
May 16, 2018
NASA researchers are creating a spot colder than the vacuum of space inside the International Space Station.