Upcoming SpaceX Dragon Missions Place ISS Science at Center Stage

With two dedicated Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) missions under its belt, SpaceX is set for several key flights in support of science during 2014. Photo Credit: NASA

More than two years since the last shuttle mission, the transition from construction to utilization of the International Space Station (ISS) has occurred and the orbital complex […]

Ocean Science, Laser Communications Highlight New Space Station Research

Two years after the retirement of the shuttle fleet, the International Space Station has transitioned into a fully-operational research facility in orbit. Photo Credit: NASA

Two years after the retirement of the space shuttle fleet, the role of the International Space Station has long since begun the transitional process from a work-in-progress to a […]

Missions to Watch in 2013

The International Space Station is going to be a busy place in 2013. Photo Credit: NASA

With Curiosity’s landing on Mars and SpaceX’s multiple missions to the International Space Station, 2012 was a good year for spaceflight. And while we might not see the same level of historic or flagship missions fly this year, […]