Rocky Russian relations could leave U.S. astronauts without rides to the International Space Station.
Russia is preparing for the debut flight of a launch vehicle called Angara, its first new big rocket since the Soviet era. Continue reading →
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.
A new mathematical simulation visually reproduces how the Chelyabinsk meteor carved a two-tongued tail in the sky. Continue reading →
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 →
Last night, an unannounced Russian ICBM test gave space station astronauts a shock. Continue reading →
Moments after launch on Tuesday, an unmanned Russian Proton rocket veered off course and slammed into the ground, igniting 600 tons of fuel, producing a dramatic fireball on the Kazakhstan Steppes. Continue reading →
Europe had no immediate word about what, if any, impact the failure a Russian Proton rocket early Tuesday would have on plans to use similar boosters for a pair of high-profile ESA missions to Mars. Continue reading →
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