The International Space Station (ISS) is a modular space station (habitable artificial satellite) in low Earth orbit.The ISS programme is a multi-national collaborative project between five participating space agencies: NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA (Canada). Get the latest news, images, videos and more from humanity's home in orbit -- the International Space Station. After the International Space Station, get ready for NASA’s Deep Space Gateway by Alan Boyle on March 31, 2017 at 6:51 pm March 31, 2017 at 8:53 … The ISS is the ninth space station to be inhabited by crews, following the Soviet and later Russian Salyut, Almaz, and Mir stations as well as Skylab from the US. UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020.
A three-man crew docked successfully at the International Space Station (ISS) on April 9 hours after blasting off from the Russian-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The International Space Station. The ISS runs out of congressional money and authorization in 2024, and NASA policymakers are trying to figure out what comes next. Attached to the space station on Saturday, the 1.5-ton, 8-foot-diameter BEAM module will later be inflated to its full size, 10 by 13 feet, to add 565 cubic feet of living space for the ISS crew. NASA’s interest in Mir was strictly as a stepping-stone, and it intended soon after the final shuttle-Mir mission in early 1998 to put into orbit the first element of its multinational project, which had come to be called the International Space Station (ISS). Space station crew dock at ISS after virus-hit build up Almaty, Kazakhstan, April 9 (AFP) Apr 09, 2020 A three-man crew docked successfully at the International Space Station Thursday, leaving behind a planet overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. ISS represents the beginning of a new space era and an excellent example of international peaceful cooperation for the advancement of scientific knowledge.The future of this piece of space history remains unclear. The process of assembling the International Space Station (ISS) has been under way since the 1990s. It would be 1,300ft long, cost $300 billion and take 30 years to build. In June 2011 cooperating countries agreed to finance the International Space Station (ISS) Program until 2020 with the possibility to operate it until 2028. NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. If we are to advance in space capabilities, the next generation of stations needs to improve on the capabilities of the ISS.
Working from home is easy for some and difficult for others, but one place it’s downright impossible is the International Space Station . Zarya, the first ISS module, was launched by a Proton rocket on 20 November 1998. In a landmark decision, Russian space agency Roscosmos and its US counterpart NASA have agreed to build a new space station after the current International Space Station (ISS) expires. Tom Cruise to shoot next movie aboard space station Cannes, Sundance and Tribeca film festivals to stream for free Niles Fitch to play first black prince in a Disney live-action movie The station is serviced by a variety of visiting spacecraft: the Russian Soyuz and Progress , the US Dragon and Cygnus , the Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle ,  and formerly the European Automated Transfer Vehicle . Washington, DC company United Space Structures says their giant rotating space station (shown) could replace the ISS. While NASA and its international partners are trying to figure out how to push the boundaries of human space exploration, it may be the right time to think about a commercial foundation in LEO that could make these missions more capable and affordable. Communication and data will be transferred at only 1/160,000th of that on the ISS, and protection against cosmic radiation would require heavier, more-costly modules shipped hundreds of thousands of kilometres through space. It noted that the “destructive re-entry for NG-13 was anticipated 31 days after separation from the International Space Station (ISS). The operation of the ISS was prolonged until 2024. Chinese Large Modular. Astronauts Andrew Morgan (left) and Luca Parmitano are pictured shortly after they began their mission aboard the International Space Station in July of 2019. News SpaceX already prepping for next crew mission to ISS ahead of May test run. Unlike the International Space Station, which orbits in low Earth orbit (400km), being so far from Earth’s atmosphere will prove its own problems. Ultra-cold science and nanosatellites kept the Expedition 61 crew busy on Tuesday while the International Space Station is getting ready for the departure of a cargo craft and crew ship.