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With a new set of cracks, the ISS is really showing its age
As the ISS inches closer to retirement, are these new cracks the beginning of the end?
Rare ‘blue jet’ lightning spotted and photographed from space
Thunderstorms happen above the clouds, too.
The best space stories of 2020
In the midst of a pandemic, we still sent astronauts back into space, broke off pieces of two asteroids, stared hard at the sun, and so much more.
SpaceX and NASA officially flew people into space. What’s next?
The Crew-1 launch opens a new chapter in human spaceflight.
These rock-eating microbes could help us settle the Moon and Mars
They could extract elements needed for farming and engineering.
Watch live as NASA launches a $23 million toilet into space
It’ll be the first new loo since the 1990s.
For astronauts in space, play is a way to stay safe
Keeping shuttle residents entertained is a serious business.
NASA and SpaceX pulled off their first rocket launch. Watch every second of it here.
The first crewed launch from American soil since 2011 went smoothly after the initial scrub.
A brief history of menstruating in space
Before women started flying in space, NASA was a little worried they might die having their periods.
SpaceX saves mannequins from fireball. Next up, astronauts.
The company aced its last major uncrewed safety test.