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NASA eyes Russian Soyuz trips to send crew to ISS

NASA eyes Russian Soyuz trips to send crew to ISS

Buying these seats for 2017 and 2018 missions will increase US crew size on the ISS from three to four and maximise ISS science utilisation.

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.

This Soyuz spacecraft will carry a trio of 'nauts' to ISS this week

This Soyuz spacecraft will carry a trio of 'nauts' to ISS this week

The Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft is rolled out to the launch pad by train in the early hours of Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

NASA to air live coverage of Scott Kelly's and Mikhail Kornienko's return to Earth!

NASA to air live coverage of Scott Kelly's and Mikhail Kornienko's return to Earth!

As per the schedule, NASA Television coverage will begin at 3:10 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 29, when Kelly hands over command of the station to fellow NASA astronaut Tim Kopra.  

DNA: Today in History | 13th January, 2016

Check out the important historical events happened on today's date, 13th January.

Indian communication satellite to be launched on November 10 

Indian communication satellite to be launched on November 10 

The Indian satellite was transferred to the launcher final assembly building where it will be readied for installation atop Ariane 5.

Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to ISS

Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to ISS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew, including a US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut who will be the first to spend an entire year on the International Space Station, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian mission control said.
 

US-Russian crew safely reaches space station despite glitch

A Russian Soyuz rocket safely delivered a US-Russian trio to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, despite a technical glitch which briefly threatened to lengthen their journey to the $100 billion complex.

NASA picks Boeing, SpaceX to carry astronauts in space taxis

NASA picks Boeing, SpaceX to carry astronauts in space taxis

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: NASA on Wednesday announced that Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded multi-billion dollar contract from the US space agency to carry astronauts in space taxis.

Russian spaceship with three ISS crew lands

Russia’s Soyuz TMA-12M manned spaceship with three members of the International Space Station (ISS) crew on board landed in Kazakhstan early Thursday, a spokesman for the mission control centre told ITAR-TASS.

Gaia satellite set for launch to map billions of stars in the Milky Way

European Space Agency on Thursday will launch its Gaia mission which will provide a three-dimensional picture of our galaxy, measuring appropriate positions and distances of more than a billion stars.

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.

ISS orbit adjusted ahead of Soyuz docking

The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) has been elevated for the upcoming docking of a Russian manned spaceship.

Russia delays Glonass-K satellite launch

The launch of Russia`s second Glonass-K satellite has been delayed until 2013 due to technical flaws, an official said.

Countdown begins for Sunita Williams` return

Sunita Williams and the two co-astronauts on her expedition are winding down their last week aboard the International Space Station, beginning a countdown for the return to Earth.

Soyuz docks with space station

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russians cosmonauts and an American astronaut has successfully docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage.

New crew to International Space Station confirmed

A US astronaut departing this week for the International Space Station said that the bulk of the scientific benefits from the orbiting laboratory will be seen over the coming decade.

ISS orbit to be adjusted

Experts on Wednesday will carry out a maneuver to readjust the orbit of the International Space Station.

Having a great time: Sunita Williams from ISS

India-born astronaut Sunita Williams and two other space scientists reached the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday onboard Russian spacecraft Soyuz TMA.

`Becoming an astronaut was happenstance for me`

"Becoming an astronaut was a little bit of happenstance for me," says Sunita Williams, an Indian-American astronaut.