Anton Shkaplerov

February 3, 2018

Cosmonauts Break Russian Spacewalk Record During Space Station Antenna Repair

Two cosmonauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Stationtoday (Feb. 2) to tackle a long-awaited upgrade to the communications system on the Russian side of the […]
January 26, 2018

Potential end of the ISS raises concerns, presents opportunities

WASHINGTON – The White House’s next budget request for NASA will likely include plans to end the agency’s operations of the International Space Station by the […]
January 23, 2018

NASA Astronauts Take Spacewalk Outside Space Station: Watch It Live

Update: NASA TV is back on the air this morning after the government shutdown was lifted last night. You can now watch the live webcast here, courtesy […]
January 18, 2018

Delays and safety concerns mar NASA’s plans to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft

SpaceX and Boeing still have a long road ahead to crewed flights NASA’s ambitious initiative to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft continues to suffer from schedule […]
January 6, 2018

Russia pushing to partner with NASA on lunar gateway

Russia is assembling a new group of engineers who will be responsible for crafting the nation’s lunar exploration strategy. It’s another sign that a highly ambitious […]
December 31, 2017

Angosat-1 communications restored after post-launch glitch

GLASSBORO, New Jersey — Angola’s new satellite is communicating normally with ground teams again after losing contact shortly following launch. Moscow-based Energia, manufacturer of Angosat-1, as well […]
December 27, 2017

Zenit rocket launches Angola’s long-awaited first satellite

MT LAUREL, New Jersey — A Zenit rocket, flying for the first time in two years, successfully orbited Angola’s debut satellite Angosat-1 on Dec. 26. The […]
December 23, 2017

NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless, who died Thursday, gave us one of the best space photos ever

An astronaut floats alone with the blackness of space behind him and the bright blue limb of the Earth below. He’s untethered with nothing but a […]
June 20, 2015

NASA now has a humanoid robot working aboard the International Space Station

While we have not quite figured out interstellar travel yet, nor built any fully armed and operational off-Earth battle stations, we have gotten closer to the sci-fi trope of […]