ISS to be temporarily abandoned?

Astronauts may need to take the unprecedented step of temporarily abandoning ISS if last week’s Russian launch accident prevents new crews from flying there this fall.

`Space station may be evacuated by late November`

The launch of the very next crew already has been delayed. It had been scheduled for September 22.

Europe space base set for Soyuz rockets

Europe`s space base in Kourou, French Guiana, is ready for its first launch of the Soyuz rocket.