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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 22, 2014 12:15 PM ET // AFP
While Western nations and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea, for astronauts on the space station it's peaceful business as usual.
Mar 17, 2014 03:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Though we're most familiar with Vanguard's launch explosion, the rocket did eventually put a satellite in orbit in 1958. 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 →
Feb 12, 2014 11:37 AM ET // AFP
On Feb. 15, 2013, during the morning commute in the skies over Chelyabinsk, Russia, modern civilization has a ringside view of what it's like to be hit by a violent cosmic event.
Dec 13, 2013 12:20 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A new mathematical simulation visually reproduces how the Chelyabinsk meteor carved a two-tongued tail in the sky. Continue reading →
Nov 7, 2013 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Meteor strikes like the one that rocked the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15 probably happen far more frequently than previously believed -- up to 10 times more frequent. Continue reading →
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