international space station

NASA astronaut returning to Earth after her record space station mission

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir's spacewalk last October marked the first time two women stepped out of the space station at the same time.

By REUTERS
06/02/2020
Russian astronauts remember the Holocaust from International Space Station

The two cosmonauts each posed for a zero gravity photo holding up the sign "We Remember" transcribed in both English and Russian.

Hanukkah greetings from astronaut Jessica Meir's Twitter account.
‘Happy Hanukkah from space,’ Jessica Meir says wearing menorah socks

Meir, the daughter of an Israeli doctor who moved to Sweden and later to the US, joined the ISS crew in September. Two weeks later, she participated in the first all-female spacewalk.

NASA to send Israeli solar-power generator to International Space Station

One small step for space agencies, one giant leap for private commercial space missions.

10/11/2019
WATCH: NASA's first all-female spacewalk happens today!

Women are making history on the final frontier.

By ABIGAIL ROSENTHAL/GATEHOUSE MEDIA/THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL/TNS , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
18/10/2019
Jewish and Arab astronauts head to space together

Hazzaa al-Mansoori, 35, of the United Arab Emirates and Jessica Meir, an American, took off on the historic trip from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
26/09/2019
astronaut Anne McClain during training at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston
Marital dispute escalates in alleged first space crime

220 miles above the earth's surface apparently wasn't far enough to escape this argument.

An illustration of an astronaut with a DoubleTree by Hilton Cookie
Jewish New York couple to help bake cookies in space

The couple aims to make space travel more comfortable for astronauts spending months onboard the ISS.

01/11/2019
Ready for a vacation on the International Space Station?

NASA's long-term plans are opening up the ISS to a whole new world of possibilities.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft sits on launch pad 39A
SpaceX rocket launches towards the International Space Station

SpaceX's 16-foot-tall (4.9 meters) Crew Dragon capsule, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, lifted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center at 2:49 a.m. (0749 GMT), carrying a test dummy nicknamed Ripley.

By REUTERS
02/03/2019
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