Follow the International Space Station's (ISS) construction and development history from this infographic provided by Space.com. Read about the construction of the most complex space project ever undertaken.
Already tested as a cargo carrier, the Dragon spacecraft can also be fitted out to shuttle passengers to low orbit and to the International Space Station. See how SpaceX's Dragon capsules work in this SPACE.com infographic.
Einstein at the space station, a sleeping black hole and sledging on Mars – in pictures This month's pick of the best space-related imagery includes the arrival of Albert Einstein at the International Space Station, a black hole that has dozed off after running out of things to eat, and the tracks of dry ice blocks that skidded down Martian slopes
At mission control in Houston the POIC Stowage Team tracks the items used on the International Space Station.
Backdropped by rugged Earth terrain, the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-130 crew member on space shuttle Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation.
ESA Kids. There is a lot of impressive material at this website buried under cute, cartoon imagery for the kids. For example, in the Lab section, kids will discover amazing portraits of land on earth, the I-Spy camera on the Space Station, and instructions on how to track real ESA spacecraft in orbit. Kids will probably enjoy spending most of their time in the "Fun" section of the site, where they'll find coloring books, an art gallery, puzzles, quizzes and even free downloads of space...
Somewhere kilometers above your head, the astronauts living and working in the International Space Station are training themselves to bend the concepts of "up" and "down." Without the constant tug of Earth's gravity directions lose meaning. So when humans finally start moving beyond Earth, as fictionalized in the Syfy drama The Expanse, keeping track of gravity won't just be a scientific exercise — knowing how (simulated) gravity works on a spaceship will help make...