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Feb 13, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's not just sports photographers who have been snapping away at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, satellites and astronauts have been also taking snapshots from orbit.
Nov 11, 2013 02:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although Olympic torches have been launched into space before, the torch of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, became the first torch to complete an orbital relay during a spacewalk.
Nov 11, 2013 11:48 AM ET // AFP
Two astronauts and a cosmonaut returned to Earth on Monday after a 166-day mission, bringing the Olympic torch back from the International Space Station after a historic space walk.
Nov 6, 2013 07:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An all veteran crew is preparing for launch to the International Space Station Wednesday night with a very special payload aboard -- an Olympic torch, part of a high-profile buildup to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Continue reading →