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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.
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 →
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