Spacestation

06.24.12
Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module
06.24.12

Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module

Looks like China continues to add to its space cred after recently joining the rarefied ranks of c...

By J. Hidalgo,   06.24.12
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06.23.12
Excalibur Almaz wants to offer the first private trip to the Moon -- provided you've got £100 million
06.23.12

Excalibur Almaz wants to offer the first private trip to the Moon -- provided you've got £100 million

Sir Richard Branson might want to look over his shoulder, since Virgin Galactic now has an even mo...

By J. Fingas,   06.23.12
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06.18.12
China conducts its first crewed spaceship docking, gives east Asia its place in space (updated)
06.18.12

China conducts its first crewed spaceship docking, gives east Asia its place in space (updated)

Believe it or not, the only countries to have docked a human-helmed spacecraft in the first 50 yea...

By J. Fingas,   06.18.12
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06.11.12
China planning manned mission to its own space station, didn't want to be on the ISS anyway
06.11.12

China planning manned mission to its own space station, didn't want to be on the ISS anyway

State news agency Xinhua is reporting that China is planning to launch a manned spacecraft later t...

By D. Cooper,   06.11.12
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06.08.12
Visualized: Stunning long-exposure 'star trail' photo taken from the ISS
06.08.12

Visualized: Stunning long-exposure 'star trail' photo taken from the ISS

Ever wondered what goes on up at the International Space Station? We like to think it's all floati...

By J. Trew,   06.08.12
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05.24.12
Visualized: SpaceX's Dragon is a desolate vision in beige and white
05.24.12

Visualized: SpaceX's Dragon is a desolate vision in beige and white

Even if you squint real hard, you won't find Andie, Max or that rogue robot Jinx stowed away in th...

By J. Volpe,   05.24.12
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05.22.12
SpaceX Dragon is ready for launch (update: launched!), view the live stream now
05.22.12

SpaceX Dragon is ready for launch (update: launched!), view the live stream now

After being scrubbed a few days ago, it appears we are just minutes from viewing the launch of Spa...

By R. Lawler,   05.22.12
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05.07.12
ISS ready for new zero-g experiments, students asked to float ideas
05.07.12

ISS ready for new zero-g experiments, students asked to float ideas

Those secret space experiments you've been scheming? They may never happen if you try to go it alo...

By S. Dent,   05.07.12
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04.19.12
Boeing CST-100 capsule could shuttle astronauts to ISS, shows off its innards in Colorado Springs
04.19.12

Boeing CST-100 capsule could shuttle astronauts to ISS, shows off its innards in Colorado Springs

With the Space Shuttle now officially grounded, NASA has been researching alternatives for ferryin...

By Z. Honig,   04.19.12
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