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Rob Curley: Subscribing in space

The customer call that came one day last December was different than any other. A longtime resident wanted daily delivery of The Spokesman-Review. At the International Space Station.


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 7:51 p.m.

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station

Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station ventured into open space Wednesday to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost.


UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 9:50 p.m.

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians.


SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday following a pair of unusual power delays.


Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run

A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week’s SpaceX supply run.


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 10:46 a.m.

Spokane astronaut Anne McClain nabs Easter feast for International Space Station

A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1-day journey from Virginia.


US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women. Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about 11 months, …


NASA twins study explores space, the final genetic frontier

A unique study of twin astronauts is helping scientists uncover how the body responds to long space travel.


UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:39 p.m.

Spacewalking astronauts tackle battery, cable work

Spacewalking astronauts completed battery and cable work outside the International Space Station on Monday despite communication trouble that sometimes made it hard for them to hear.


Spokane astronaut Anne McClain tackling battery, cable work in Monday spacewalk

Spacewalking astronauts are tackling battery and cable work outside the International Space Station. It’s the third spacewalk in just 2


Russian supply ship reaches space station in record time

An unmanned Russian spacecraft carrying more than three tons of cargo has set a record time for a trip to the International Space Station, docking with the orbiting outpost in …


UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 7:47 p.m.

India’s anti-satellite test endangers International Space Station, NASA says

One week after India became the fourth country in the world to target and shatter a satellite in low Earth orbit with a missile, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine condemned the …


UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 6:09 p.m.

Spokane astronaut Anne McClain addresses spacesuit issue, ‘SNL’ skit in ‘Today’ interview from International Space Station

Spokane native Anne McClain addressed the space suit sizing controversy on the TODAY show – two days after she was parodied on Saturday Night Live.


UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 7:25 p.m.

Spokane astronaut McClain backs up decision to cancel first ever all-female spacewalk

Spokane native and NASA astronaut Anne McClain said she made the recommendation to swap her out of what would have been the first all-female spacewalk in history. “Leaders must make …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

NASA reassigns Spokane native Anne McClain, delaying first all-female spacewalk

McClain was expected to participate in the history-making event on Friday with fellow NASA astronaut Christina Koch, but the agency said Monday that crew members had been reassigned, in part …


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 8:56 p.m.

SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

SpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule returned from the International Space Station to an old-fashioned splashdown in the Atlantic on Friday, successfully ending a test flight that could lead to astronaut …


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Spokane astronaut Anne McClain will be member of first all-female spacewalk on ISS

Spokane native Anne McClain will be making history as part of NASA’s first all-female spacewalk at the International Space Station.


UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019, 7:14 p.m.

U.S.-built capsule docks at space station

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule docked successfully with the International Space Station today, marking the first time in eight years that an American-made spacecraft capable of carrying humans has flown to the …


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 9:25 p.m.

America’s newest crew capsule rockets toward space station

America’s newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX.


Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert

Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Christmas in space: Spokane’s Anne McClain, crewmates celebrate holiday aboard International Space Station

Spokane native Lt. Col. Anne McClain and NASA Expedition 58 crewmates spent Christmas enjoying a holiday meal, sharing gifts and calling down to family members from the International Space Station.


3 astronauts return from International Space Station

Three astronauts have returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 8:36 p.m.

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out.


Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space station

Christmas turkey rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 9:29 a.m.

Spokane astronaut Anne McClain boards International Space Station as Gonzaga Prep follows the journey

Three astronauts successfully blasted off Monday to the International Space Station from Kazakhstan, a perfect launch that follows October’s aborted mission.


Astronaut and Spokane native Anne McClain blasts off Monday

When Lt. Col. Anne McClain was a child, her dream was to become an astronaut. This month, that dream becomes reality.


Air leak temporarily patched at International Space Station

Astronauts scrambled Thursday to patch a tiny hole that was allowing air to leak from the Russian side of the International Space Station.


NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing launches from U.S.

After a seven-year hiatus, American astronauts will once again go to space from the U.S.


Boeing faces significant setback with spacecraft it’s designing to fly NASA astronauts

The spacecraft Boeing plans to use to fly NASA astronauts to the International Space Station suffered a significant setback when, during a test of its emergency abort system in June, …


UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 2:48 p.m.

SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for station crew

A SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday, launching the first orbiting robot with artificial intelligence and other station supplies.