A Russian Soyuz rocket launched a joint U.S.-Russian crew to the International Space Station Friday (March 18), a space team that includes an astronaut aiming to break an American spaceflight record recently set by NASA's year-in-space astronaut Scott Kelly.
The first mission in a joint European-Russian campaign to look for life on Mars is scheduled for launch on Monday.
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Wednesday after spending almost a year in space in a ground-breaking experiment foreshadowing a potential manned mission to Mars.
U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian crew mate ended an unprecedented 340-day stay aboard the International Space Station Tuesday and are headed toward a parachute landing in Kazakhstan.
After 15 years of a continuous crewed presence, here are just a few of the highs and lows of humanity's most ambitious international endeavor in space.
Three crewmembers who have been aboard the International Space Station for an extended, 6.5-month mission will be heading home on Thursday, with no launch date set for their replacements.
A Russian cargo ship that failed to reach the International Space Station following launch April 28 fell out of orbit Thursday night and burned up in the atmosphere, the Russian space agency Roscosmos reported.
The short and ignominious life of the Progress-59 cargo ship is coming to an end, with re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere expected as early as 6:13 p.m. ET today.
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