International Space Station

The International Space Station celebrates its 15th birthday

Posted in Science on 3rd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Unfortunately, the ISS' future is up in the air. Its funding will run out one year before it turns 25 in 2024, and it's unclear if a second-gen station will take its place.

A Kickstarter project wants to put the International Space Station's view of Earth in your VR display

Posted in Science on 11th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

SpaceVR launched a Kickstarter campaign today to send a 3D, 360-degree camera to the International Space Station.

Japans Launching a Giant Net Into Orbit to Scoop Up Space Junk

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Something must be done to deal with the estimated 100 million bits of man made space junk circling the planet, and Japan is taking the lead.

Nasa looking for 'taxi firm' to replace Russian rockets

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Obama administration is looking for a company to run shuttle taxi services from US soil, to end Nasa's dependence on the Russian Soyuz rocket.

International Space Station life 'to be extended'

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

NASA has won White House backing to extend the life of the International Space Station for a further four years, until 2024.