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NASA to Keep Space Station in Orbit Until 2024

The U.S. space agency NASA says it will keep the International Space Station operating for an additional four years, until 2024. The $100 billion orbital station has been in service for 15 years, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration had been planning to keep it running until 2020. Separately, NASA said Wednesday that a scheduled supply flight to the space station on Thursday is in doubt, due to possible effects on communications of a strong storm on the surface of the...

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