Russia's space agency blamed the evacuation on a toxic leak; NASA says it was likely a false alarm.
As 2014 draws to a close and we look forward to another 12 months of incredible astronomical discoveries, physics revelations, space flight advances and solar system exploration, we turned to our readers to find out what YOUR top space story was for the year.
Some space analysts wonder if Object 2014-28E could be part of a Russian anti-satellite program.
An American, a Russian and a German returned from the International Space Station late Sunday night (Nov. 9), landing in Kazakhstan after spending 165 days in orbit.
It was shaping up to be the ultimate story of horny reptiles, space adventure and high drama. But sadly for the Russian 'gecko sex' space experiment, the story has a very definite anticlimax. Continue reading →
Russian state media has announced a Russia-US agreement to share information in the event of natural or man-made disasters, despite the escalating unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
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.
Three crewmembers of the International Space Station have returned safely to Earth, ending their six-month orbital mission.
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