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Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

From peeing in a ‘roll-on cuff’ to pooping into a bag: A brief history of how astronauts have gone to the bathroom in space for 58 years

A variety of makeshift solutions have been sent into space, including bags, roll on cuffs, diapers, strappy toilet seats, and $19 million commodes.
Raikoke volcano on the Kuril Islands in the north Pacific Ocean erupts.

Astronauts in space photographed a giant volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean

The Raikoke volcano in the Pacific erupted after being dormant for 95 years. The ash plume was so large that satellites could see it from space.
NASA plans to open up the International Space Station to tourists and, to an even larger degree, commercial activity.

NASA is opening the space station to $35,000-a-night visits. A tourist who paid Russia $30 million to get there a decade ago says it’s a ‘...

Richard Garriott, who spent two weeks visiting the space station in 2008, said NASA used to fight the idea of private ISS visitors.
Ariana Grande visited NASA.

Ariana Grande was invited to NASA where she tried on a spacesuit, FaceTimed with the International Space Station, and drove around in a rover

Ariana Grande and NASA have been exchanging tweets for a while, so she was thrilled to be invited to video call with astronauts and sign equipment.
Dinner in space is always fun.

These photos show what life in space is really like — and it looks like a ton of fun

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet lives and works in space. Here are some of his delightful photos of life on the ISS.
Dinner in space is always fun.

These photos show what life in space is really like — and it looks like a ton of fun

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet lives and works in space. Here are some of his delightful photos of life on the ISS.
A simulation of space debris created by India's "Mission Shakti" anti-satellite missile test on March 27, 2019.

‘A terrible, terrible thing’: NASA said India’s satellite destruction created so much space junk it now threatens the safety of the ...

NASA's administrator, Jim Bridenstine, says India's satellite shattered into pieces of debris that pose an "unacceptable" threat to ISS astronauts.
NASA astronaut Anne McClain.

Astronaut Anne McClain brought her 4-year-old son to a NASA photo shoot before flying to space, and the pictures will melt your heart

Before flying to the space station, astronaut Anne C. McClain brought her young son to a NASA portrait shoot. The resulting photos are adorable.
Russia's Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft launched two crew members on Thursday but failed in mid-flight.

WATCH LIVE: After escaping a doomed rocket, an astronaut and cosmonaut will try again to launch into space today

Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin, who survived a Soyuz rocket failure in October, will try again to reach orbit with new crew member Christina Koch.
NASA astronauts Anne McClain (left) and Christina Hammock Koch (right) are slated to perform the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

The first all-female spacewalk in history is about to take place, and NASA says it’s a coincidence

On March 29, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will step outside the International Space Station in the first spacewalk led by women.