The Olympic torch for the 2014 winter games in Russia will be flying to the ISS tomorrow. It will perform a space walk before returning to Earth a day later.
A cargo ship filled with waste was maneuvered to give ISS astronauts a good view as it re-entered the atmosphere and burned up.
The ability to grow food in space is a requirement for the success of long-term and deep space missions.
When Japan sends Koichi Wakata up into the International Space Station (ISS) later this year, he will have tiny friend—Kirobo—to be his companion.