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Countdown begins to launch mission to find life on Mars

Named "ExoMars 2016", the ESA-Roscosmos mission is set to lift off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a Russian Proton rocket at around 3 p.m., marking the start of a seven-month journey to the Red Planet.

Mar 14, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Russia to launch manned moon missions by 2029

In 2025, the spaceship will carry out its first unmanned mission to the moon.

Oct 27, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Russian Progress cargo spacecraft leaves International Space Station

The Russian automated Progress M-26M cargo spacecraft has undocked from the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station (ISS), according to NASA.

Aug 14, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

NASA to shell out $490 million for astronauts' launch on Russian rocket

Owing to the continued reduction in funding, NASA has been forced to extend its existing contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to transport American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

Aug 07, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week

An unmanned Russian spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) has gone out of control and will crash into the Earth's atmosphere in about a week.

Apr 30, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

International Space Station crew safely returns to Earth after 165-day mission

After a a 165-day mission, three International Space Station (ISS) crew members of Expedition 41 have landed safely in Kazakhstan.

Nov 10, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

Mice, lizards, snails part of Russian satellite crew

Russia Friday launched a satellite with over 100 living creatures, including mice, lizards, snails as well as strains of bacteria, plants and seeds, as its "crew", federal space agency Roscosmos said.

Apr 19, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Russia to launch moon mission in 2015

Russia will launch a robotic lunar station in 2015, a top official said Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Sunita Williams heading back to space

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is all set to return to to the International Space Station.

Jun 23, 2012, 10:15 AM IST