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soyuz

Crewed Mission to the ISS Makes Emergency Landing Minutes After Launch

Two astronauts had to make an emergency landing this morning after an engine failure on a joint US-Russian mission to the ISS.
Caroline Haskins
10.11.18
Space

NASA Announces the First Astronauts Who Will Fly in the SpaceX Dragon

On Friday, NASA debuted the teams that will pilot America’s two commercial spacecraft: Boeing's Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon.
Becky Ferreira
8.3.18
Baikonur Cosmodrome

Rocket Wildfire in Kazakhstan Kills Member of Clean-Up Crew

Hot, windy weather may have exacerbated the grass fire that killed a rocket debris collector on Wednesday.
Becky Ferreira
6.15.17
Canada

Before He Was an Astronaut, David Saint-Jacques Was a Doctor in an Inuit Village

His time in the Arctic will shape his mission in space.
Kate Lunau
5.17.16
Canada

Somehow, Canada's Newest Spacebound Astronaut Seems Overqualified

David Saint-Jacques is a medical doctor, engineer and astrophysicist.
Bryson Masse
5.16.16
Space

A Doctor Is Spending a Year in Antarctica to Research the Isolation of Space

Among other things, Floris van den Berg will be studying whether his crewmates remember how to fly a Soyuz after spending time in the environment.
Victoria Turk
3.21.16
nasa

​Watch Three Astronauts Launch to the International Space Station

NASA’s Jeff Williams will have clocked up over 530 days in space after this, his fourth mission.
Victoria Turk
3.18.16
esa

Space Tech Is Helping Engineer the World's Biggest Nuclear Fusion Reactor

If it can withstand the Sun it can manage fusion.
Emiko Jozuka
3.16.16
News

Why Astronauts Are Stuck on a Two-Day Trip to the Space Station

The fast track to outer space is temporarily out of service.
Becky Ferreira
9.2.15
videos

How To Change Parking Spaces in Earth's Orbit

The joys of parking at 17,000 miles per hour.
Becky Ferreira
8.30.15
russia

The Soviet Architect Who Drafted the Space Race

Galina Balashova's futuristic illustrations propelled the Soviet space program.
DJ Pangburn
8.18.15
News

NASA Must Pay Russia $490 Million Because Congress Won't Fund Trips to Space

By refusing to directly fund NASA, Congress has indirectly funded Roscosmos.
Becky Ferreira
8.5.15
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