NASA oversight led to spacewalker’s near drowning, panel finds – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A panel investigating an astronaut’s near drowning during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station in July found that his spacesuit leaked during an earlier…

US space telescope spots 715 more planets – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Feb 26 (Reuters) – Scientists added a record 715 more planets to the list of known worlds beyond the solar system, boosting the overall tally to nearly…

Cygnus arrives at International Space Station – Fox News

Fox NewsCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Christmas has finally arrived for the six space station astronauts. A privately launched supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday morning, three…

Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk – Washington Post

Washington PostCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a “mini blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped…

Space station gets early Christmas gift – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalkers delivered a welcome gift Tuesday to the International Space Station, completing repairs that were expected to fully restore the outpost’s hobbled cooling system. Astronauts…

Spacewalkers install new station cooling pump – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station on Tuesday and successfully repaired a critical cooling system. It was…

SpaceX makes its point with Falcon 9 launch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX had already proved it could launch cargo to the International Space Station. On Tuesday, the company achieved another milestone when its upgraded Falcon 9…