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Contact with cargo space ship headed for ISS lost; reported to have crashed in Siberia

Contact with cargo space ship headed for ISS lost; reported to have crashed in Siberia

A Progress cargo ship launch failed in April 2015. The failure, which Russia blamed on a problem in a Soyuz rocket, saw the ship disintegrate as it plummeted to Earth.

Enjoy the panoramic view of Earth and space station, while cosmonaut  Andrei Borisenko takes you on a tour! - Watch video

Enjoy the panoramic view of Earth and space station, while cosmonaut Andrei Borisenko takes you on a tour! - Watch video

The cupola is also the place the astronauts head to when they get some time off their work. After all, who wouldn't want to relax with the most amazing view in the world?  

Is China interested in Russian rockets for space explorations?

Is China interested in Russian rockets for space explorations?

The joint satellite system will harbor "immense" advantages for the members for natural disaster observation and environmental purposes. However, some fear that it could be used for military systems as well.

Citing technical reasons, NASA postpones launch of next ISS crew members

Citing technical reasons, NASA postpones launch of next ISS crew members

The Soyuz spacecraft was supposed to carry three crew members as part of Expedition 49 to the International Space Station.

And they're off! Expedition 48 astronauts take off for the International Space Station – Watch video

And they're off! Expedition 48 astronauts take off for the International Space Station – Watch video

The astronauts will reach the ISS after a two-day-long journey, which will signal the commencement of Expedition 48.  

NASA introduces Expedition 48 crew members; to make their ISS journey on July 6! - See pic

NASA introduces Expedition 48 crew members; to make their ISS journey on July 6! - See pic

All three will spend approximately four months on the orbital complex, returning to Earth in October.

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia`s Proton rocket carrying the spacecraft launched into an overcast sky at the Russian-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in the Kazakh steppe at 0931 GMT according to plan.

Putin abolishes space agency

The newly-created corporation will manage space operations and implement the regulatory control accordingly. 

European-Russian joint mission to colonise the Moon

European-Russian joint mission to colonise the Moon

The probe, named “Luna 27,” will explore the freezing “dark” south pole of the Moon to assess whether there is water or any raw materials to create fuel and oxygen.

Russia successfully launches satellite with Proton rocket

Russia on Monday successfully launched a Proton rocket, carrying a Russian telecoms satellite, from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in the second successful launch since the disastrous loss of a Mexican satellite in May.