Space Station Expedition 48 Returns to Earth Today

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and other crew members in the Expedition 48 will return to Earth on Sept. 6. The scientists have been in space since March 18. NASA astronaut and Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and his Russian crewmates Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg...

New Crew Members Head to Space Station

The Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft. Credit: NASA Three crew members launched to the International Space Station on Wednesday. Kate Rubins of NASA, Soyuz Commander Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration...
European Space Agency Talks about Possible ‘Moon Village’

European Space Agency Talks about Possible ‘Moon Village’

The Moon. Photo Credit: NASA NASA and the European Space Agency may have different ideas about what the next step in space travel may entail. According to a recent article in Aviation Week, ESA’s Director General Johann-Dietrich Wörner believes the lunar surface...

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth

Image Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Houston, Texas on March 3rd after one year in space. The Expedition 46 Commander along with Flight Engineers Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos landed in their Soyuz TMA-18M capsule in...