Wednesday’s planned homecoming of 3 space station crewmembers is being delayed while engineers assess if the rocket problem that doomed a cargo ship last month could surface on a similar booster used for human spaceflights.
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts have landed safely on after 167 days in orbit at the International Space Station. The space travelers were all smiles despite below-freezing temperatures of their snow-covered landing site in Kazakhstan.
The International Space Station may be seriously graying at the temples, but that doesn't mean it still can't contribute meaningfully to science. Trace explains why the venerable space lab still matters.
Russia says it will support U.S. plans to keep the International Space Station operating through 2024, but then wants to split off three still-to-be launched modules to form a new orbital outpost.
Three new crewmembers arrived at the International Space Station late Sunday (Nov. 23), doubling the orbiting lab's population back up to its full six-person strength.
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.
Hours after a catastrophic launch failure in the US, on the other side of the world, Russia's Soyuz rocket carried out a successful launch of an unmanned Progress spacecraft, which arrived at the space station only 6 hours later. Continue reading →
A Russian-built Soyuz capsule carrying a crew of three reached the International Space Station late Thursday (Sept. 25), despite a stuck solar array that failed to deploy just after its launch six hours earlier.
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