With the 2016 election now over, Donald Trump has been elected to be the 45th president of the United States. Now the long process of creating a transition team and appointing some 4,000 people to various positions begins. But what does that mean for NASA, specifically, the International Space Station?Read More
Blasting out of the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Sept. 15 in China's Gansu Province, the country's second space station, Tiangong 2, was placed into a low-Earth orbit.
While this isn't an International Space Station related blog post, this moment is important in the overall history of space stations. When Shenzhou 11 – China's crewed spacecraft – launches sometime next month, it will dock to the new outpost making Tiangong 2 the 11th occupied orbital laboratory in history.Read More