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Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air

6 days ago
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan: A booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and U.S. astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing.…

China says Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth on Monday

6 months, 16 days ago
BEIJING: China’s Tiangong-1 spacecraft will re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere at some point on Monday, the country’s space agency said in a statement. The Manned Space Agency did not specify a time when it expects the craft to enter the…

U.S.-Russian crew returns from space station: NASA TV

7 months, 17 days ago
A capsule carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut from the International Space Station landed in snowy Kazakhstan on Wednesday after a five-and-a-half month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed. The Soyuz spacecraft…

SpaceX launches super-computer to space station

1 year, 2 months ago
MIAMI: SpaceX on Monday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station, carrying a host of science experiments and the most powerful computer ever sent into orbit. "Three, two, one, and liftoff," a…

China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

1 year, 3 months ago
BEIJING: Sealed behind the steel doors of two bunkers in a Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find out how it feels to live in a space station on another planet, recycling everything from plant cuttings to urine. They are…

Space station debris shield floats away during spacewalk

1 year, 6 months ago
CAPE CANAVERAL: A five-foot (1.5-meter) debris shield being installed on the International Space Station floated away on Thursday during a spacewalk by two veteran US astronauts, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Peggy Whitson, who became the…