Putin slams Russian space failures after delayed launch

Putin slams Russian space failures after delayed launch

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday criticised Russia`s large number of space failures after the first rocket launch from the country`s new Vostochny cosmodrome was delayed minutes before blast-off.

Russian supply ship lifts off for space station

Russian supply ship lifts off for space station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship has lifted off on a journey to the International Space Station.

Soyuz capsule carrying first Italian female astronaut docks with Space Station

Soyuz capsule carrying first Italian female astronaut docks with Space Station

A Russian capsule carrying first Italian female astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti arrived at the International Space Station.

First Italian female astronaut ready for spaceflight

First Italian female astronaut ready for spaceflight

History will be made Monday with the first ever Italian female astronaut set to go into space for a mission on board the International Space Station (ISS).

Russian-Western crew blasts off for ISS onboard Soyuz rocket

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a Russian-Western crew blasted off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station, as space cooperation between Moscow and the West presses on despite their worst standoff since the Cold War.

ISS crews head to Baikonur for final training

The main and reserve crews for a new space expedition to the ISS have headed to the Baikonur launch site for final training before lift off later this month.