Baikonur Cosmodrome

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 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 […]
July 29, 2017

NASA’s Randy Bresnik, Crewmates Arrive at International Space Station

After a six-hour spaceflight, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) arrived at the International Space Station at 5:54 p.m. […]
July 21, 2017

Op-ed | Mars footprints or planetary defense?

The U.S. Senate should soon be tasked with confirming the next NASA administrator. Their decision has a very low priority on the list of the many […]
July 7, 2016

New Crew Members, Including NASA Biologist, Launch to Space Station

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in […]
March 25, 2016

NASA Wants to Light a Space Fire for Science!

One of an astronaut‘s worst nightmares is having their spacecraft catch on fire. Not only would it immediately end their life, but it would also destroy […]
March 15, 2016

European Space Agency’s ExoMars successfully starts its journey to the red planet

The first phase of ExoMars, an uncrewed Mars mission from the European Space Agency (ESA), successfully launched today from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Lifting off on a Russian […]
March 12, 2016

ExoMars Mission Launches On Monday To Search For Signs Of Life On Mars

European Space Agency’s long-awaited astrobiology project is set to take off Could there be life on Mars? The red planet would not be an easy place […]