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The Bahamas are a Beautiful Watercolor in Latest Photo From Space

The Bahamas are simply gorgeous in this latest astronaut photograph from the International Space Station. The delicate ripples on the sandy ocean floor, gentle texture of muddy islands, and clean cuts of deeper ocean channels make this more of an idealized painting than real life. » 7/19/15 2:30pm 7/19/15 2:30pm

NASA's Latest Astronaut Is Pretty Good With A Camera

During Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s tenure on the International Space Station, he became the space-geek heartthrob, mostly thanks to his extensive series of YouTube insights into life on the ISS (plus the ‘stache, of course). The newest occupants of the ISS have some big moon boots to fill, but they’re starting… » 4/07/15 2:03am 4/07/15 2:03am

The longest American spaceflight in history will launch in 2015

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station typically spend no more than six months in space before returning to Earth. But in spring 2015, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will begin a yearlong sojourn aboard the orbital outpost — a voyage which, if successful, will become the longest spaceflight ever performed by an… » 11/27/12 6:40am 11/27/12 6:40am