Spacemen `flew blind` from space station as sensors failed

The three crew of the International Space Station (ISS) who returned to Earth this week endured a hair-raising descent after their height sensors failed, a Russian cosmonaut revealed on Friday.

Three astronauts back on Earth from ISS

Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Aleksander Misurkin, and US astronaut Christopher Cassidy, who returned to earth, had worked for more than 165 days on board the ISS.

Cosmonauts prepare for new lab in record Russian spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday to set up power and ethernet cables for a new research laboratory scheduled to arrive in December.

Two Russian cosmonauts working on ISS to carry out spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts from the ISS-36/37 crew is expected to carry out a 398-minute spacewalk under a programme of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS).

Russian astronauts take spacewalk at ISS

Two space station astronauts are taking care of a little maintenance outside their orbiting home.

Space Express: Soyuz reaches ISS in record 6 hours

Blasting off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz carried three men – two Russian cosmonauts and one American – to the ISS in just under six hours.