Soyuz spacecraft

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
Russian spaceship delivers three astronauts to space station

Russian spaceship delivers three astronauts to space station

Russia's Soyuz spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station, carrying a European, a Russian and an American astronaut for a four-month mission at the orbiting outpost.

Nov 20, 2016, 05:36 AM IST
Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 50 crew blasts off for space station – Watch!

Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 50 crew blasts off for space station – Watch!

The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:20 p.m. EST Thursday, November 17, 2016 (2:20 a.m. Nov. 18, Baikonur time).

Nov 18, 2016, 09:35 AM IST
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins finishes final spacesuit checks before her team's descent to Earth! - See pic

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins finishes final spacesuit checks before her team's descent to Earth! - See pic

The space station crew that is a part of Expedition 48/49 will be completing 115 days in space, since their launch in July.

Oct 29, 2016, 21:28 PM IST
When astronaut Tim Peake spoke about his 'incredible' journey in space after his descent!

When astronaut Tim Peake spoke about his 'incredible' journey in space after his descent!

Peake was aboard the International Space Station with two other Expedition 47 crew members, NASA's Tim Kopra and Russian Roscosmos's Yuri Malenchenko.

Jun 19, 2016, 19:55 PM IST
NASA gears up for Expedition 47 launch; announces live coverage!

NASA gears up for Expedition 47 launch; announces live coverage!

The launch will be aired live on NASA TV on March 18th, 2016 (March 19th, Kazakh time) at 4:30 pm EDT.

Mar 17, 2016, 13:26 PM IST
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly welcomed back to Earth by US President Barack Obama!

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly welcomed back to Earth by US President Barack Obama!

US President Obama had earlier tweeted a video of his conversation with Scott Kelly while he was in space and the world also saw tweets exchanged with the US President expressing his pride in Kelly and his work.

Mar 03, 2016, 08:50 AM IST
Touchdown: Scott Kelly makes successful landing on Earth with crew members!

Touchdown: Scott Kelly makes successful landing on Earth with crew members!

Kelly is an American astronaut, who took off for space on March 27, 2015 to spend 340 days aboard the International Space Station as a part of NASA's first ever longest duration single mission.

Mar 02, 2016, 10:05 AM IST
See pics: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweets his last sunrise in space before descent!

See pics: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweets his last sunrise in space before descent!

During his last 10 days, Kelly took to Twitter and tweeted pics of sunrises each day marking his countdown to the day when he would start his journey back to Earth.

Mar 02, 2016, 09:30 AM IST
Soyuz spacecraft set for next space station crew launch Tuesday

Soyuz spacecraft set for next space station crew launch Tuesday

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko will be joined by Tim Peake of ESA (European Space Agency), who will become the first Briton to go to space since 1991.

Dec 14, 2015, 12:56 PM IST
Soyuz rocket with three astronauts launches towards ISS after delay

Soyuz rocket with three astronauts launches towards ISS after delay

Three astronauts aboard a Soyuz spacecraft successfully launched towards the International Space Station on Thursday after a two-month delay caused by a Russian rocket failure.

Jul 23, 2015, 03:54 AM IST
Glitch shifts space station's orbit, but crew safe

Glitch shifts space station's orbit, but crew safe

A glitch at the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday caused its position in orbit to change, but the crew is safe, the Russian space agency Roscomos said.

Jun 10, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Soyuz spacecraft brings three ISS crew members home

The landing module of the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft, carrying a Russian cosmonaut and two of his International Space Station (ISS) crewmates, touched down in Kazakhstan, media reported Monday.

Nov 10, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

ISS crew lands on Earth with Olympic Torch after 166 days in space

Expedition 37 crew members Karen Nyberg, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Luca Parmitano have returned from the ISS, landing at 9:49 pm EST Sunday.

Nov 11, 2013, 10:29 AM IST

Russian Soyuz carrying Olympic torch docks with ISS

Russia`s Soyuz spacecraft carrying an unlit Olympic torch for 2014 Winter Games in Sochi and three astronauts today successfully docked to the International Space Station (ISS).

Nov 07, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

Russia`s Soyuz spacecraft docks with ISS

The Russian spacecraft -- Soyuz TMA-09M -- carrying three new crew members to the International Space Station (ISS) docked with the station Wednesday.

May 29, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Russian spacecraft returns to earth

A Russian spacecraft with three crewmembers on board returned to earth Sunday.

Jul 02, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

Soyuz craft carrying three-man crew lands safely

A Soyuz capsule with two Russians and an American on board touched down safely today in mild weather on the sweeping steppes of central Kazakhstan.

Apr 27, 2012, 22:36 PM IST

Roscosmos to launch Soyuz spacecraft

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Jul 13, 2011, 08:50 AM IST