The concerning event on Thursday is the latest in a series of problems with Russian modules on the International Space Station.
Scientists will feed the slime its favorite food (oats) and observe microgravity's effects on its exploration behavior and growth.
The 50,000-pound Tianhe module, which includes living quarters for three astronauts, blasted into space on Wednesday.
Scientists sent 12 bottles of Chateau Petrus 2000 and 320 grapevines to the ISS to research sustainable agriculture. And, of course, they tasted it.
Wine experts in Bordeaux compared the aged cosmic wine to its terrestrial counterparts in a blind taste test to see if it really tasted out of this world.
Four astronauts, and a Baby Yoda doll, are on their way to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon.
Monday marks the International Space Station's 20th anniversary, and its next decade will bring major changes that will alter the course of human activities in space.
The launch, which would have been the first from American soil since 2011 and heralded a new era of private sector space flight, was postponed after a tense day that included a tornado warning.
NASA has taken extra precautions to prevent Covid-19 from reaching the space station, but it already had a plan for an off-Earth outbreak.
The botched mission means that ISS astronauts will get fewer Christmas presents this year.
Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will conduct the historic spacewalk after the event was initially cancelled in March.