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Expedition 54 crew makes a safe return to Earth from the ISS

Expedition 54 crew makes a safe return to Earth from the ISS

The Expedition 55 crew – comprising Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, NASA's Scott Tingle, and JAXA's Norishige Kanai – continues to operate the station and will wait for the next three-member crew to board the orbiting laboratory in March.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
Two cosmonauts break record for longest Russian spacewalk

Two cosmonauts break record for longest Russian spacewalk

The record for longest spacewalk is held by by NASA astronauts.

Feb 05, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Russian Roscosmos successfully flags off 11 space satellites 'without glitch'

Russian Roscosmos successfully flags off 11 space satellites 'without glitch'

During its mission the Fregat upper-stage rocket performed a complex sequence, forming several orbits for the delivery of the satellites, the Roscosmos space agency said.

Feb 01, 2018, 16:16 PM IST
Russian meteorological satellite fails to enter destined orbit

Russian meteorological satellite fails to enter destined orbit

Earlier in the day, Roscosmos announced that Russia had successfully launched a spacecraft carrying 19 satellites from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the country's Far East,

Nov 28, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
Living bacteria found in samples from ISS satellite's surface

Living bacteria found in samples from ISS satellite's surface

The bacteria were brought to the space station accidentally on tablet PCs together with various materials that are placed aboard the ISS for long time to study the materials’ behavior in outer space.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
60 years after Sputnik, Russian space programme faces troubles

60 years after Sputnik, Russian space programme faces troubles

The Soyuz booster, currently the only vehicle that launches crews to the International Space Station, is a modification of the R-7 rocket that put Sputnik in orbit on October 4 1957.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Mission successful! Seventh spacewalk of 2017 comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

Mission successful! Seventh spacewalk of 2017 comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

The spacewalkers left the station's Pirs airlock at approximately 10:45 a.m EDT to deploy several nanosatellites, collect research samples, perform structural maintenance and to install handrails and struts to facilitate future excursions.

Aug 18, 2017, 08:56 AM IST
Russian cosmonauts venture out of ISS for the year's seventh spacewalk - Watch Live

Russian cosmonauts venture out of ISS for the year's seventh spacewalk - Watch Live

The spacewalkers will be involved in collecting residue samples from various locations outside the Russian segment of the station and install handrails and struts to facilitate future excursions.

Aug 17, 2017, 08:39 AM IST
Russian cosmonauts all set to take the reins for seventh spacewalk of 2017 outside ISS on August 17!

Russian cosmonauts all set to take the reins for seventh spacewalk of 2017 outside ISS on August 17!

This time, it is the Russian cosmonauts aboard the ISS who are going to be taking the reins of the space event.

Aug 14, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Newest members to join the ISS family, Expedition 52 crew safely arrives at space station!

Newest members to join the ISS family, Expedition 52 crew safely arrives at space station!

The new Expedition 52 crew members will spend more than four months conducting approximately 250 science investigations in fields such as biology, Earth science, human research, physical sciences and technology development.

Jul 29, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
New three-member crew set for launch to International Space Station today – Watch LIVE

New three-member crew set for launch to International Space Station today – Watch LIVE

The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the new crew is scheduled to lift off on July 28, 2017, at 11:41 a.m. (9:41 p.m. Baikonur time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
Russia launches 73 satellites into three different orbits via Soyuz 2.1a rocket!

Russia launches 73 satellites into three different orbits via Soyuz 2.1a rocket!

 The 73 satellites also include those from US, Germany, Norway, Canada and Japan.

Jul 15, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
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.

Dec 02, 2016, 00:07 AM IST
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?  

Nov 21, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
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.

Nov 02, 2016, 23:47 PM IST
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.

Sep 18, 2016, 13:53 PM IST
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.  

Jul 07, 2016, 08:55 AM IST
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.

Jul 03, 2016, 12:26 PM IST
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.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

Putin abolishes space agency

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

Dec 28, 2015, 20:02 PM IST