cosmonaut

April 3, 2019

Why Next-Generation Astronauts Will Need the ‘New Right Stuff’ for Space Travel

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Successful space travel is going to take a lot more than brawn, brains and tech. During a talk at the Beyond the Cradle […]
March 15, 2019

NASA Astronauts Hague, Koch Arrive Safely at Space Station

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft Thursday. The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Nick […]
March 13, 2019

NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Prepares for His First Spaceflight (for a Second Time)

NASA astronaut Nick Hague is in the unusual position of having to prepare a second time for his first spaceflight. He and two fellow crewmembers will climb aboard […]
March 2, 2019

SpaceX launches its new Crew Dragon capsule for the first time, paving the way for passenger flights

But the Crew Dragon’s mission is far from over Early Saturday morning, SpaceX successfully launched its new Crew Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida — the […]
December 29, 2018

The mystery of the ISS hole just got even weirder

The hole came from the inside. One of the year’s biggest space stories just gets weirder and weirder. Earlier this week, a Russian cosmonaut who investigated the mysterious […]
December 12, 2018

Cosmonauts armed with knives and cutters hack into Soyuz space capsule in search of hole

You need steady hands when you’re hurtling around the Earth at 27,000 kilometres per hour in a pressurised spacesuit holding a knife and hacking a hole […]
December 3, 2018

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques blasts off into space

3 astronauts take part in 1st manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is making his way to the International Space Station […]
November 1, 2018

Soyuz rocket: ‘Faulty sensor’ led to launch failure

A Russian Soyuz rocket capsule was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after launch last month because of a faulty sensor, investigators say. Russian officials […]
October 30, 2018

NASA astronaut still baffled by removal from ISS mission

WASHINGTON — A NASA astronaut removed early this year from a mission to the International Space Station said Oct. 30 that she still doesn’t understand the […]