Expedition 65 Begins, as Soyuz MS-17 Trio Return Safely to Earth

As @Astro_Kate7 lands from 185-day mission, her next mission as a member of the Artemis Team gains traction, with @SpaceX picked as Human Landing System (HLS) provider. […]

Walker Becomes Third Female ISS Skipper, Expedition 65 Set For Three Commanders

Expedition 65 astronauts Shannon Walker, @Aki_Hoshide & @Thom_astro are set to take turns at commanding @Space_Station over the next few months. […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward on International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day, AmericaSpace looks back & forward at the contributions of @WomenNASA & other nations. […]

ISS-Bound NG-15 Cygnus Honors 'Hidden Figure' Katherine Johnson

@Astro_Soichi & @Astro_Illini are primed to grapple @NorthropGrumman’s #Cygnus & its load of cargo for @Space_Station early Monday morning […]

Wide Range of Science Heading to Space Station on Next Cygnus Mission, NET 20 Feb

@NASA & @NorthropGrumman will launch a heavyweight #Cygnus cargo ship to @Space_Statio NET Saturday, 20 Feb. […]

Dragon Resilience To Break Five-Decade-Old Skylab 4 Record Tonight

At 8:42:47 p.m. EST Sunday, #Crew1 astronauts @Astro_Illini, @AstroVicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker will break Skylab 4’s 84-day record for the longest single voyage by a U.S. crewed spacecraft. […]

Expedition 64 Spacewalkers Complete ISS Upgrades, Battery Tasks

@Astro_Illini & @AstroVicGlover spent 5hr 20min outside @Space_Station, breezing through their “to-do” list…and more besides! […]

Astronauts to Conduct Wednesday Spacewalk to Upgrade Lab on ISS

@Astro_Illini & @AstroVicGlover will perform 6.5hr spacewalk on Wednesday to upgrade @ESA #Columbus lab & prepare for new solar arrays. […]

CRS-21 Dragon Packed With Science, Ahead of Monday Return to Earth

@SpaceX #Dragon will return over 5,200 pounds (2,350 kg) of science results (and a many-times-used space suit) back home on Monday and into scientists’ hands in record-setting time. […]

SpaceX Launches 100th Successful Falcon 9 with CRS-21, ISS Docking Expected Monday

SpaceX CRS-21 heads to orbit atop Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center on Dec 6, 2020. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

SpaceX has completed its 100th fully successful Falcon 9 launch, having triumphantly boosted the CRS-21 Dragon cargo ship on the first leg of its day-long journey to the International Space Station (ISS). The […]