Russian language

November 28, 2017

Contact lost with satellites after Soyuz launch

WASHINGTON — Controllers have been unable to contact a weather satellite launched on a Soyuz rocket from the country’s new spaceport Nov. 28, raising fears of […]
March 22, 2016

NASA’s Human Spaceflight Program Can’t Afford Another Reset From the Next President

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden likely expected a better reception when he testified before the Senate appropriators on March 10. After all, his agency had racked up […]
March 2, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Candidates' Views on NASA and Space Exploration

Want to get to Mars? Well, NASA needs money to do it, and the president, along with Congress, mostly calls the shots. But NASA has been […]
January 22, 2016

Airspace restriction hints at Blue Origin test flight

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin may be preparing for another test flight of the company’s New Shepard suborbital vehicle, based on an airspace restriction published by the […]
October 27, 2015

In Space, No One Can Hear You Sneeze

Astronauts are known for being in peak physical condition. But just like everyone else, occasionally they do get sick. Despite efforts by ground crew to keep […]
October 22, 2015

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Sets US Record for Most Time in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has just broken the American record for most time spent in space – at 383 days and counting – as part of his groundbreaking yearlong mission living aboard the International Space Station (ISS), where he currently serves as station commander.
April 29, 2015

Out-of-control Russian cargo ship plunging to Earth, official says

An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is plunging back to Earth and apparently out of control, an official told AFP. […]
November 24, 2014

Three astronauts dock at International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six […]
August 20, 2014

Mystery as SEA PLANKTON found on surface of International Space Station

Experts are baffled how they got there, but claim a study shows that they can live in space despite lack of oxygen, zero gravity, extreme temperatures, […]