This stunning, sandy, sienna-hued landscape is the Tanezrouft Basin (a desolate region of the Sahara Desert) as seen by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 from space.
The International Space Station is a $100 billion research outpost in low-Earth orbit. It was built by 15 different countries and overseen by 5 space agencies, among them NASA, Russia's Roscosmos agency, the European Space Agency, the Canadian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Construction began in 1998 and rotating astronaut crews have lived on the ISS continuously since 2000. Today, the ISS is the largest human-built structure in space. See the latest news, photos and videos from ISS missions here.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft returned to Earth from the International Space Station Wednesday (Jan. 13), splashing down off the coast of Florida for the first time ever.
The International Space Station will soon be augmented with six new arrays to power its continued and expanded use.
Delays, many related to COVID, have pushed the first flight of the Dream Chaser space plane to 2022.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made its first-ever autonomous undocking from the International Space Station Tuesday (Jan. 12)
Poor weather on Earth forced a SpaceX supply ship to wave off the opportunity to make the company's first autonomous undocking from the International Space Station on Monday (Jan. 11).
A Cygnus cargo ship left the International Space Station Wednesday (Jan. 6) on a new mission to test 5G tech and spark fires in orbit.
You could be the next crew member on the International Space Station with the VR app "Space Explorers: The ISS Experience."
Astronauts in space found a way to ring in 2021 on New Year's Eve in their own way: a ball drop in zero gravity.
While 2020 was a difficult year around the world with the challenges that have come with the coronavirus pandemic, space continued to reach new heights.
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins harvested fresh radishes grown in space, opening new doors for producing food in microgravity to sustain future longer-term missions to the moon and Mars.
Astronauts on the International Space Station are sending Christmas tidings to the people of Earth with a message of hope in a year challenged by a global pandemic.
NORAD and AGI are tracking Santa's flyby of the International Space Station, which comes just in time for Christmas during the station's 20th anniversary year of crewed missions.
Made In Space just built its first ceramic part in orbit, 3D printing a single-piece turbine part onboard the International Space Station.
Col. Michael Hopkins, who has served for 27 years in the Air Force, voluntarily transferred to the Space Force while aboard the International Space Station on Dec. 18, 2020.
NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) have selected a trio of astronauts to fly to space as part of SpaceX's Crew-3 mission.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station today (Dec. 7) to deliver vital supplies for NASA and try something brand-new: park itself without the help of astronauts.