Launch of ISS crews delayed 45 days

Launch of ISS crews delayed 45 days

The launch of two new crews to the International Space Station (ISS) will be postponed by about 45 days over the need to build a reserve capsule, a Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) official said on Tuesday.It was earlier announced that three new crew members –

South Shetland Islands and Antarctica viewed from ISS

South Shetland Islands and Antarctica viewed from ISS

The inclined equatorial orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) limits astronauts to nadir views of Earth—looking straight down from the spacecraft—between approximately 52 degrees North latitude and 52 degrees South. However, when viewing conditions are

Thanksgiving message from the International Space Station

Thanksgiving message from the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Dan Burbank delivers a special Thanksgiving message from the International Space Station. Burbank is making his third visit to the station. His previous two visits were both aboard space shuttle Atlantis. During the STS-106 mission in September 2000, he

New time-lapse video from ISS

New time-lapse video from ISS

The latest time-lapse sequence of photographs by ISS Space crew shows period fromAugust to October, 2011 with amazing auroras. Images was put together by Michael König. These views are taken with a special low-light 4K-camera now on the Space Station.You can see

ISS night flight over Middle East and Southern Asia

ISS night flight over Middle East and Southern Asia

While passing over Middle East and South Asia crew of International Space Station took another amazing images and video of nigh shining city lights on October 21st. Expedition 29 crew made an animation from dozens still images assembled by the Image Science and

Amazing timelapse video from the Space Station

Amazing timelapse video from the Space Station

Science educator James Drake built this amazing timelapse video from the perspective of the International Space Station as it flew over North and South America. He created this video by downloading a series of 600 photographs that were available online at the Gateway

What is happening with International Space Station

What is happening with International Space Station

While some may dismiss such claims as hype, there is a real fear among NASA officials that, should the orbiting space station need to be abandoned, the risk for a catastrophic failure greatly increases.

The situation arose when Russia’s Soyuz rocket, carrying

Perseid meteor shower on August 12th and 13th

Perseid meteor shower on August 12th and 13th

Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. International observers are now reporting more than a dozen Perseids per hour, a number that will increase as the shower reaches its peak on August 12-13. Full

Space debris forces ISS astronauts to evacuate the station

Space debris forces ISS astronauts to evacuate the station

The six-member crew of the International Space Station took shelter in two Russian Soyuz spacecraft early Tuesday because of a predicted close approach by an unknown piece of space debris.Safety procedures are put into effect when radar tracking indicates debris