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Jul 24, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.
May 14, 2014 11:16 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Three crewmembers of the International Space Station have returned safely to Earth, ending their six-month orbital mission.
May 14, 2014 03:56 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Escalating political tensions between America and Russia now threaten the future of the International Space Station and other future joint space projects. Continue reading →
Apr 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET
A few days ago, a fireball lit up the skies over Murmansk, Russia. It seems like Russia sees more meteors than the rest of the world. Why Russia? Trace and Discovery News Space Producer Ian O'Neill have the answer.
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.
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