Meet Samantha Cristoforetti, the soon-to-be Italian astronaut to become the commander of the International Space Station

MILAN, ITALY – OCTOBER 08: ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti speaks during … [+] ESA (European Space Agency) Futura Mission Press Conference At Central Station on October 8, 2015 in Milan, Italy, Samantha Cristoforetti with colleagues Expedition 42/43 and the Italian Space Agency is holding a series of press conferences to raise awareness of how to … Read more

Meet Samantha Cristoforetti, the soon-to-be Italian astronaut to become the commander of the International Space Station

MILAN, ITALY – OCTOBER 08: ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti speaks during … [+] ESA (European Space Agency) Futura Mission Press Conference At Central Station on October 8, 2015 in Milan, Italy, Samantha Cristoforetti with colleagues Expedition 42/43 and the Italian Space Agency is holding a series of press conferences to raise awareness of how to … Read more

Astronaut captures the moment ‘Sunglint’ turns the surface of the sea into a silver mirror off the Greek islands

The Sun’s lens has turned the water off the Greek islands into a silver mirror, which is based on an image taken by an astronaut at the International Space Stations (ISS). The image reportedly shows sunlight reflected from the waters surrounding Greece with oceanographic effects visible only when a person views from outer space. The … Read more

NASA orders two additional special missions to the International Space Station

Ax-1 crew.picture: Axiom Space It appears that the International Space Station will receive more amateur astronauts who are willing to pay a high price for trips to space. NASA is asking for proposals for two special missions for astronauts to the International Space Station that could fly into low Earth orbit as early as 2023. … Read more