Tagged: ISS

  • Boeing Starliner Test Successful

    Despite SpaceX’s Claims that They’re Years Ahead, Boeing Says Starliner Could Carry Astronauts Next Year. Today Boeing successfully pulled off a pad abort test for their Starliner crew capsule. The successful test comes just one week after SpaceX President and...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Celebrating the ISS anniversary

    Celebrating The ISS Anniversary On Twitter

    The First ISS Crew Launched Nineteen Years Ago. People Around the Twitterverse Cheer the Accomplishment and Are Already Getting Ready for Next Year’s Big ISS Anniversary. On Halloween of 2000, the first long-term crew of the International Space Station (ISS)...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Astronaut's-eye view from ISS

    Astronaut’s-Eye View From the ISS

    Check Out This Awesome Video of a Full 90-minute ISS Orbit Time-Lapsed Down to One Minute! While most of us space nerds are sitting around twiddling our thumbs waiting for something to happen today (it’s a slow space-news day, apparently),...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Brad Pitt in Ad Astra

    Brad Pitt Calls an Astronaut to Talk Ad Astra

    It’s Ad Astra Week for Us Common Folk… Of Course I’m Gushing. On Friday, a movie I’ve been anticipating for months now will finally hit theaters, and in my mind, I’m already in line. Ad Astra, a new action/sci-fi/drama/space-pirate adventure (okay—the space-pirate...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Stargazing from the ISS

    ISS Partner Nations Remain Committed to Gateway

    ISS Sticks to Commitment Despite Changes That Will Delay Plans. You really have to hand it to the clattering of leaders that make up the ISS Partner Nations. By the way, did you know that the collective noun for ISS...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Astronauts install the new ISS docking adapter

    New ISS Docking Adapter Installed After EVA

    ISS Astronauts Complete EVA Successfully and Install the New ISS Docking Adapter.  Early yesterday morning (depending on where you are on Earth) astronauts Nick Hague and Drew Morgan did something even crazier than jumping out of an airplane. They jumped...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Spacewalk photo

    Spacewalk Planned to Install ISS Docking Adapter

    Despite Other Testing Setbacks, NASA Moves One Step Closer to American Space Independence A couple of weeks ago, a SpaceX Dragon capsule docked with the ISS and delivered some slime that got a lot of coverage (because…kids) and a really...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with the ISS

    SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docks with ISS (Gallery)

    SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docks, Delivers Payload. After a roller coaster of a week, SpaceX triumphed last Thursday with a test of the Starhopper and the launch of the CRS-18 mission. Both ended up successful, despite setbacks mid-week. Then things got...

    Brandon Humphreys