BEAM's first year on ISS expands potential of inflatable space habitats

Posted in Hardware on 29th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), a prototype inflatable space station module, has now been attached to the ISS for a year.

No one knows what to do with the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Congress has only approved funding through 2024. What happens then?

Mission: ISS takes VR viewers into orbit to humanitys greatest space station

Posted in Software on 13th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

VR lets us experience fantastic worlds and wonders, but its also a portal into the real life wonders very few humans get to enjoy.

SpaceX won't launch astronauts until 2018

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

It's official: SpaceX is not going to meet its 2017 deadline to carry its first astronauts into space.

Japanese cargo ship en route to space station

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

It's bringing six new lithium-ion batteries, which will replace the old nickel-hydrogen batteries used to store energy from the station's solar arrays.