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One of the benefits of living in space is that you get to take great photos. NASA’s Scott Kelly snapped a stunning aerial shot over the weekend detailing parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey. “Just flew over #NYC,” wrote the astronaut on Twitter. “One of my favorite places on Earth and yes, we have […]

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After months of floating around the ISS and getting toyed with by Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, one of the two mosaic tiles created by French street artist Invader for the European Space Agency has been permanently affixed to the Columbus module, the facility’s major laboratory floating 249 miles above the Earth. Early Thursday, Cristoforetti tweeted […]

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The crew currently aboard the International Space Station will probably be having a weirder New Year’s Eve than you, even if you decide to take that experimental chemical recommended by the Backdoor Pharmacist that you just haven’t had the balls to try for months. That’s because this year the astronauts will be navigating what they call “The […]

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European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti shot a photo of New York City from aboard the International Space Station, which hovers over 200 miles above the Earth at a speed of about 17,150 miles per hour. “Can almost see the Statue of Liberty,” wrote Cristoforetti, a captain in the Italian Air Force, on Twitter accompanied […]

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On Tuesday night, the crowd that showed up for NASA’s highly anticipated rocket launch in Virginia got an expensive fireworks show instead. Thankfully, no one was injured in the unmanned rocket, which was intended to transport cargo to the International Space Station. Orbital Science’s Antares Rocket exploded a mere seconds after is launch, deepening criticism […]

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NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio is currently swirling around the Earth aboard the International Space Station and on Friday afternoon, he posted a stunning photo of the East Coast on Twitter that makes even Long Island look enchanting. (Photo: @AstroRM) […]

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Attempting to successfully cover a legend like David Bowie can be risky business. Looks like everyone’s favorite astronaut Chris Hadfield did! After spending the last five months aboard the ISS, the Commander will be returning to Earth today — which means no more awesome videos of zero-gravity experiments or poetically captioned photos of earth from […]

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China, no longer content with just polluting the planet, have stepped up their efforts considerably and resorted to littering the last frontier. Debris from one of their defunct satellites was moving dangerously to International Space Station, forcing NASA to put the three astronauts aboard on high alert. But alas, after what must have been 11 […]

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A Russian spacecraft filled with all sorts of supplies zipped past the International Space Station on Friday after something that has to do with docking failed, but it will get another shot in about 48 hours. […]

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President Obama is speaking to astronauts on the International Space Station LIVE right now. Watch the nerdfest in real time! […]

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