January 2014

News release

January 28th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 Waypoint 2 Space Earns FAA Safety Approval to Provide Spaceflight Training Programs To Set Highest Industry Standard for Commercial Spaceflight Training   HOUSTON – Jan. 28, 2014 – Waypoint 2 Space, a leading provider of spaceflight training for the commercial space industry, today announced it has received FAA safety approval [...]

November 2013

Two Americans on ISS Prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving in orbit

November 28th, 2013|Categories: Events, News, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Grab sealed pouch of two-year-old, irradiated sliced turkey from pantry. Place in suitcase warmer and heat 15 to 20 minutes. Slice open pouch. Eat carefully so crumbs don’t float away. Following those simple instructions, six astronauts aboard the International Space Station Thursdayday will be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast [...]

On Space Station’s Birthday, Questions About its Future

November 21st, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , |

International lab may orbit until 2028 or meet its end in just 8 years The movie "Gravity" may have taken some liberties with the physics of outer space, but one thing it nailed was the scope of the International Space Station. In the film, Americans were introduced to a research [...]

Inside the International Space Station Control Room

November 19th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , |

Our space correspondent meets the controllers of the International Space Station as they steer away from deadly space junk and keep astronauts alive. It could be the most boring reality TV show in the world, if the stakes were not so high. On a huge screen at one end of [...]