The International Space Station performed a manoeuvre on Friday to temporarily swerve away from a fragment of a US launch vehicle.
The Russian missile test that shattered a dead satellite this week highlights a growing threat of space debris.
The International Space Station will perform a brief manoeuvre on Wednesday to dodge a fragment of a defunct Chinese satellite.
The International Space Station was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost.
As humanity marks the 20th anniversary of continuous human presence in low-Earth orbit, a leading space expert has described the International Space Station as an invaluable scientific resource.
Weighing just 2,5kg, South Africa’s first privately owned nanosatellite, nSight1, has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station. Deployed on 24 May, nSight1 will orbit Earth and capture
Imagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in less than an hour gazing down on Mount Everest. The astronauts on the International Space Station are among the lucky few who will have this humbling, once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing the