Oleg Kononenko and Nikolai Chub have left Earth to spend a year aboard the International Space Station, flying on Russia's Soyuz MS-24 spacecraft with Loral O'Hara, who will return after six months.
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.
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio spoke from the International Space Station about how it felt to surpass the previous U.S. single mission spaceflight record of 355 days.
Photos captured the journey of Russia's Soyuz rocket to the launchpad ahead of the MS-24 launch of astronauts to the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio's International Space Station mission was supposed to finish in March, but a leaky spacecraft kept him aloft for a full year.. He spoke about his experience in a new video.
NASA and its Indian counterpart are working to extend their cooperation in the final frontier, in the realms of human spaceflight and planetary defense.
Kombucha cultures riding on the ISS' exterior for 18 months proved resilient to the dangers of outer space.
Frank Rubio didn't set out to break a record, but today on the International Space Station, he will do just that. Rubio, a NASA astronaut, will have flown the longest mission in U.S. history.
The first-ever knee cartilage in microgravity was made on the International Space Station. Redwire Corp. says the meniscus will assist with treating military personnel and aging seniors on Earth.
Cosmology, the first skincare product designed with space travel in mind, will find its way to the International Space Station next year.
To assist astronauts with their sleep schedules, scientists developed a lamp synchronized to their circadian rhythms.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is exploring the idea of treating muscle loss in astronauts with brief electrical impulses.
The SpaceX Crew-6 astronauts Stephen Bowen, Woody Hoburg, Sultan AlNeyadi and Andrey Fedyaev are back on Earth, having each completed their first long-duration spaceflight on the ISS.
A SpaceX Dragon capsule carrying four Crew-6 astronauts is headed back to Earth and you can watch its splashdown live online early Monday (Sept. 4).
Read the latest news about SpaceX's Crew-6 and Crew-7 missions to the International Space Station for NASA.