ISS Astronauts Will Be Returning To Earth in the Soyuz Shuttle Tonight, Check Back Here For a Livestream
Space is awesome.
After more than five months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, two Russian cosmonauts and one American astronaut will return to Earth via the Soyuz shuttle -- and you'll be able to watch the landing yourself if you check back here around 11:24 EDT. In the meantime, check out the NASA public livestream to learn more about the landing.Read More
This is happening above your head RIGHT NOW.
Russian cosmonauts Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy will undertake a spacewalk beginning at 9:10AM EST today to install cameras on the outside of the ISS for the UrtheCast streaming ISS imagery service. Live coverage begins at 8:30AM, and you can watch them float through space right here.Read More
Astronauts are better at photography than you, but space is kind of an unfair advantage.
Thanks to the Internet, it's now super easy for everyone to see what the Earth looks like from an astronaut's point of view. (Mostly it looks frighteningly far away, but also beautiful.) ISS astronauts have been working on the outside of the station a lot recently, so we've got some of the best pictures they took for you.Read More