International Space Station

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on April 18, 2014 carrying its Dragon CRS3 spacecraft on a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Private US firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on April 18, 2014, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab. After three earlier delays, the Falcon 9 rocket and its Dragon capsule finally blasted off as planned at 3:25 pm (1925 GMT) from Cape Canaveral in Florida. AFP PHOTO / Bruce Weaver (Photo credit should read BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Russia Gets Snarky On US Space Program

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at why Russia won’t cut the United States’ ride to space.

05/01/2014

Chris Cassidy (Photo credit: SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Astronaut Tapped For Emergency Spacewalk Operation

An astronaut with local ties is one of two astronauts making a hastily planned spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system of the International Space Station.

05/11/2013

Hurricane Sandy off the east coast on October 29, 2012. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Needham Astronaut Sees Hurricane Sandy From Space

The superstorm that ravaged the East Coast was enormous, even when seen from space.

10/30/2012

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