This is an exciting — if controversial — development for the station, which orbits around 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth.
November 2 marks 20 years since the first residents arrived on the International Space Station (ISS).
In her new book, "Dr Space Junk vs the Universe," Alice Gorman explores an archaeological perspective on spaceflight. But how does one become a space archaeologist in the first place?
The short answer is that most satellites don't come back to Earth at all. Most of them burn to a crisp before they get anywhere near the ground.
Through the creative use of social media, he’s made space exciting and accessible to new generations of enthusiasts.
With discussions around lunar mining intensifying, working out what to do with our moon’s cultural heritage is becoming urgent.
Science-minded tweeters took matters into their own hands and we saw the growth of the #ThingsNASAmighttweet hashtag, a crowd-sourced feed of NASA news and mission updates.