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NASA conducted a census of microbes living on the ISS

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Specialists of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) conducted a cataloging of microorganisms and fungi that live on board the International Space Station. We are not talking about living organisms that were deliberately delivered to the ISS for experimentation and study. We are talking about germs and fungi that live freely at the station. Scientists want […]

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Bees robots will appear on the ISS to perform routine tasks

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In 2006, the NASA space agency sent SPHERES robots to the International Space Station to conduct various studies. The project was successful, so the researchers continued to send such assistants – in 2018 a CIMON robot arrived on the ISS, and at the end of April 2019 two Astrobee robots would fly in to help […]

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Russian space truck Progress set record for delivery of supplies to the ISS

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The Progress MS-11 cargo spacecraft with new supplies for the crew of the International Space Station reached the docking point in three hours and twenty-two minutes, setting a new record among similar missions in the history of the ISS, RIA Novosti reports. Moreover, the space truck got to the ISS two minutes faster than the […]

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NASA accused India of creating a threat to the ISS

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In late March, India became the fourth country possessing weapons for the destruction of satellites – until then it was only available from Russia, the USA and China. According to the country's prime minister Narendra Modi, she finally managed to become a major space power, and this is due to the fact that the rocket […]

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