The huge European ATV-3 cargo ship has been docked to the space station for nearly six months.
The Army missile test in New Mexico created a spectacular glowing contrail visible from Denver to Los Angeles.
A Russian news report says yes, but NASA says a one-year space station trip is still an idea for now.
Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yuri Malenchenko spent hours outside the International Space Station.
The short-lived dust cloud is likely the crash of the descent stage for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
The Danish spaceflight project Copenhagen Suborbitals is testing technology for a one-man space capsule.
The giant sunspot AR1515 unleashed a powerful X1.1 solar flare, the strongest for the summer season.