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Mar 27, 2014 11:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Three new crewmembers reached the International Space Station on Thursday, two days later than planned after their Soyuz capsule automatically aborted a steering maneuver needed to reach the outpost on Tuesday. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2014 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As three new crewmembers were launched into orbit on board a Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan, space station astronaut Rick Mastracchio photographed the rocket's flames from high above. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2014 11:07 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Russian flight controllers are working to figure out why a Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three new crewmembers for the International Space Station failed to fire its steering thrusters as planned. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Valentina Tereshkova was one in a class of female cosmonauts, more of whom might have flown had the Vostok program not been cancelled. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Rocky Russian relations could leave U.S. astronauts without rides to the International Space Station.
Feb 21, 2014 06:31 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Russia is preparing for the debut flight of a launch vehicle called Angara, its first new big rocket since the Soviet era. Continue reading →
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 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 →
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