Brits cheer as native son manually docks with ISS

Dec 16, 2015

Brits cheer as native son manually docks with ISS

Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, on Tuesday docked with the orbiting laboratory with two other spacemen, to cheers and excitement back home. Peake, 43, joins Russian space veteran Yury Malenchenko and Tim Kopra of NASA for ...

Santa arrives early at ISS in first U.S. grocery delivery in months

Dec 10, 2015

Santa arrives early at ISS in first U.S. grocery delivery in months

The International Space Station accepted its first U.S. shipment in more than half a year early Wednesday, receiving Christmas presents and much-needed groceries for the resident astronauts. “There’s much rejoicing on the ground,” Mission Control radioed. NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren (CHELL LEND-grin) used the ...