The addition of three more spaceflyers on Dec. 23 will double the population of the orbiting lab, bringing it back up to full operational strength after a month at skeleton-crew levels.
'The Muppets' co-writer Nick Stoller on why he thinks Beaker is the funniest Muppet and how the movie blends American and British humor
Stocks were sold in droves as the Congressional supercommittee failed to reach a deal to cut the deficit. The Dow turned negative, dropping 248 points to close at 11547. Stocks dropped even more sharply in Germany and France.
The Africa Mercy, a charity-funded hospital ship docked in Sierra Leone, provides the most sophisticated medical facility in the region.
Falling satellite trackers at NASA say it will hit Friday night or Saturday morning and has a small chance of crashing in the US. But the precise track and timing of the falling satellite is still hard to predict. What is known is that events like this have happened before. From NASA rockets to Soviet satellites – including debris that actually hit someone – the history of falling space junk is long. Here are 10 other pieces of space junk that have survived the blazing voyage through Earth's atmosphere.