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Cast of 'The Martian' asks ISS astronauts about space travel

Stars of the new sci-fi film "The Martian" held a video Q&A with NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, and things got funny when Kelly revealed his most important task on a shuttle mission.

By September 30, 2015


Astronaut photographs a single airplane from space

It's a long way from the space station down to Earth, but an astronaut still managed to photograph a tiny airplane from orbit.

By September 21, 2015


ISS astronauts treated to screening of 'The Martian'

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are treated to an advance showing of Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi movie "The Martian."

By September 21, 2015


What happens to astronaut poop? NASA finally has an answer

Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space, and you might be surprised (and probably a little grossed out) by what happens to all the waste generated in that period.

By September 14, 2015


Astronaut in space guides Earthbound robot through precision task

An astronaut aboard the space station uses a controller with force feedback to sense what a robot is touching on Earth and guide it to complete a simple job.

By September 9, 2015


Check out astronaut's amazing Vines from the International Space Station

Astronaut Terry Virts has been on the ISS since December, taking video. Luckily for us, he likes to share.

By March 20, 2015


NASA wants you to design a smartwatch app for astronauts

NASA is hosting a challenge to build a smartwatch app that will allow astronauts in space to easily access information and tools.

By August 12, 2015


Astronauts eat space salad in a dying universe

Expedition 44 made history this week when astronauts dined on space-farmed lettuce aboard the International Space Station. All was well until a study of 200,000 known galaxies revealed that our universe is finite and will someday fade out.

By August 11, 2015


Astronauts taste space lettuce, become zero-g food critics

After months of anticipation, astronauts finally get their fresh greens by nibbling on just-harvested space-grown lettuce.

By August 10, 2015


One giant leaf for mankind: Astronauts eat lettuce grown in space

As part of an experiment to further International Space Station self-sufficiency, astronauts are sampling leafy greens grown in Zero-G.

By August 9, 2015