Astronauts Safely Back inside US Space Station Segment after False Ammonia Leak Alarm

Nearly twelve hours after the threat of a leak of toxic ammonia forced the crew into a middle of the night evacuation from the US side of the International Space Station this morning (Jan. 14) and a hatch closure, top level managers from the partner space agencies gave the all clear and allowed the astronauts […]

Our Beautiful Earth – Happy New Year Photos and Greetings from the ISS Crew

As we say goodbye to 2014 and ring in New Year 2015, the Expedition 42 crew living and working aboard the International Space Station enjoy the new gallery of images they’ve sent back of ‘Our Beautiful Earth.’ The current six person crew includes astronauts and cosmonauts from three nations; America, Russia and Italy including four […]

Station Astronauts Send Christmas Greetings from the International Space Station

There is a long tradition of Christmas greetings from spacefarers soaring around the High Frontier and this year is no exception! The Expedition 42 crew currently serving aboard the International Space Station has decorated the station for the Christmas 2014 holiday season and send their greetings to all the people of Earth from about 240 […]

Watch Three Humans Take A Flawless Ride To Space Yesterday

And now we have six people in space again — including the first-ever Italian woman to reach orbit. Samantha Cristoforetti has been delighting people worldwide with her behind-the-scenes training posts as she prepares for her “Futura” mission, which will see her spend 5.5 months on the International Space Station with her crewmates. We have the […]