Alexander Gerst

MOSCOW | Russia: Hole drilled from inside Int’l Space Station capsule

MOSCOW — A Russian cosmonaut who explored a mysterious hole in a capsule docked to the International Space Station said Monday that the opening was drilled from inside the spacecraft and Russian law enforcement agencies are investigating what caused it. Sergei Prokopyev said investigators were looking at samples he and crewmate Oleg Kononenko collected during … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia: Hole drilled from inside Int’l Space Station capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | Space station gets 2 cargo deliveries in record 15 hours

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — The International Space Station has received two cargo deliveries in a record 15 hours. A U.S. commercial shipment arrived Monday, two days after blasting off from Virginia. NASA Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space station’s robot arm to grab Northrop Grumman‘s capsule. It’s named after Apollo 16 moonwalker and the first … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | Space station gets 2 cargo deliveries in record 15 hours

BERLIN | Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

BERLIN— Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart. Video posted Saturday by the European Space Agency shows German astronaut Alexander Gerst “dropping in” for a live performance from the International Space Station. Using a tablet computer with a … Continue reading BERLIN | Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

CAPE CANAVERAL | SpaceX delivers AI robot, ice cream, mice to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— The International Space Station got its first robot with artificial intelligence Monday, along with some berries, ice cream and identical brown mice. SpaceX’s capsule reached the station three days after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Station astronaut Ricky Arnold used a large mechanical arm to grab the Dragon capsule as the spacecraft … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL | SpaceX delivers AI robot, ice cream, mice to space station