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September 3, 2017 1:44 AM Soyuz MS-04 descent module lands in Kazakhstan

The spacecraft carries Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer KOROLEV /Moscow Region/, September 3. /TASS/. The descent module of Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three people on board landed in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, the Russian Mission Control center said. The three international crew members 43

July 14, 2017 7:33 PM Russia launches 73 satellites into orbit

MOSCOW: An imaging satellite and 72 micro-satellites were launched into orbit on Friday (Jul 14) from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency Roscosmos and research centre Glavcosmos announced. The Soyuz 2-1A rocket successfully lifted off at 0643 GMT with the satellite payload, Roscosmos said in a statement. According to Russian 39

June 5, 2017 12:11 PM Thomas Pesquet, KG5FYG, and Oleg Novitskiy Return to Earth after 6 Months in Space

European Space Agency Astronaut Thomas Pesquet, KG5FYG, and cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy returned to Earth on June 2 after a 6-month duty tour on the International Space Station. It took the pair more than 3 hours to descend to Earth in a Soyuz MS-03 transporter. During his time on the ISS, Pesquet participated in several Amateur Radio on the International 36

April 13, 2017 5:05 PM NASA Television to air launch of NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer, crewmate

In the Integration Building at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 51 crewmembers Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Jack Fischer of NASA sit for pictures April 6, 2017, in front of their Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft as part of pre-launch preparations. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is poised for a journey of exploration 46

February 22, 2017 2:45 PM Russia successfully launches space freighter after crash

Moscow - Russia on Wednesday successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft taking food and equipment to the International Space Station after the previous such ship crashed to Earth shortly after launch in December. A Soyuz rocket carrying the Progress cargo ship lifted off on schedule at 05:58 GMT from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russian space 27

February 22, 2017 11:50 AM Russia Launches Robotic Progress 66 Cargo Ship to Space Station

The Russian space agency Roscosmos launched a robotic cargo ship early Wednesday (Feb. 22) on a mission to deliver fresh supplies to the International Space Station. The autonomous Progress 66 resupply ship launched into orbit atop a Soyuz rocket at 12:58 a.m. EST (0558 GMT), lifting off from a pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The cargo 30

February 19, 2017 4:55 PM SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

SpaceX on Sunday blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship, packed with food and supplies for the six astronauts living at the International Space Station. MIAMI: SpaceX on Sunday (Feb 19) blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship, packed with food and supplies for the six astronauts living 47

December 9, 2016 1:17 AM All 'Original Seven' American Astronauts Now Dead

Miami: John Glenn's passing on Thursday means that the first seven American astronauts chosen to lead the fledging US space program in 1959 are now dead, ending a groundbreaking chapter in American history. This crew of military aviators, known as the Original Seven, or "Mercury 7," proved that spaceflight was possible, and paved the way for the pioneering 26

December 3, 2016 4:19 PM Russian cargo spacecraft destroyed in failed launch

An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft failed to reach orbit and fell back to Earth shortly after being launched toward the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, Dec. 1, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos confirmed. Roscosmos officials said that the Progress 65 freighter was launched atop a Soyuz-U rocket at 9:51 a.m. EST or 1451 GMT yesterday 33

November 21, 2016 5:30 PM Astronaut Peggy Whitson in tri-nation crew reaches International Space Station, to celebrate 57th birthday in space

The tri-nation crew space crew composed of cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and astronauts Peggy Whitson (US) and Thomas Pesquet (France) arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month stay to conduct a series of far-reaching experiments. According to a report in the Headlines-news, the three-member crew flew on a Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, which 34