Russia’s Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft pulled into a docking port on the International Space Station on Friday after two-day journey from a remote launch pad in Kazakhstan to the orbital home and workplace for the three experienced space fliers spending the spring and summer months off the planet.
Read moreA veteran Russian Cosmonaut and two NASA Astronauts with prior Space Shuttle experience blasted off from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome Wednesday night on a planned 160-day space flight to the International Space Station.
Read moreA Russian Soyuz capsule carrying a three-man crew from Russia, the U.S. and Italy touched down on the frozen steppe of Kazakhstan on Thursday after 2,224 orbits of Earth.
Read moreThe Progress MS-07 resupply ship pulled into its orbital docking port at the International Space Station at 11:04 UTC on Monday after its commute to Station was extended to two days following a launch delay last week.
Read moreComing back from a rare ignition abort two days ago, Russia’s Soyuz rocket shot into clear skies over the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Saturday with the Progress MS-07 cargo spacecraft headed to the International Space Station with fresh supplies for the six crew members in orbit.
Read moreTwo NASA Astronauts and an experienced Cosmonaut are on the eve of their launch to the International Space Station on a five-and-a-half-month mission as part of Expedition 53/54.
Read moreA Russian Commander and Flight Engineers from the U.S. and Italy lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at sunset on Friday, riding a Soyuz FG rocket into orbit to embark on an express rendezvous with the International Space Station that took them to their orbital destination just over six hours after launch.
Read moreRussia’s Soyuz rocket encountered a rare launch failure on Thursday, disintegrating in the skies over Southern Siberia after what appeared to be a catastrophic failure of the rocket’s third stage.
Read moreThe fate of Russia’s Progress MS-04 cargo spaceship is uncertain after an apparent in-flight anomaly occurred while the spacecraft was riding atop the third stage of its Soyuz U rocket following an on-time blastoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday.
Read moreA Russian Soyuz U rocket topped with a Progress cargo resupply craft was moved to its Launch Pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the early hours on Tuesday to enter final preparations for a Thursday liftoff on a two-day chase of the International Space Station to keep up a steady supply of cargo for the six crew members in orbit.
Read moreThree crew members from Russia, France, and the U.S. departed Earth Thursday night to head off on a half-year mission living and working aboard the International Space Station to participate in world-class science and outfitting of the Station for continued operations into the next decade.
Read moreRussia’s Soyuz rocket stood under a Supermoon Monday night after rolling out to its historic Baikonur Cosmodrome launch site early in the day to enter the final days of its countdown to launch a crew of three to the International Space Station later this week.
Read moreTemperatures were barely above freezing Sunday morning when a Soyuz space capsule parachuted to a safe landing in South Central Kazakhstan, returning with a crew from Russia, Japan and the U.S. after circling the Earth 1,840 times in a busy mission to the International Space Station.
Read moreRussia’s Progress MS-03 spacecraft completed an orbital cargo delivery Monday night, arriving at the International Space Station to drop off over two metric tons of supplies for the six crew members staffing the orbital laboratory.
Read moreRussia’s Soyuz rocket made a pre-dawn liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome Sunday morning, flying toward the sunrise to deliver the Progress MS-03 cargo spacecraft to orbit for a resupply flight to the Space Station.
Read moreA busy week is coming up for the International Space Station with a pair of cargo craft inbound to keep up a steady chain of supplies for the six crew members living and working in orbit, circling the Earth 400 Kilometers in altitude.
Read moreA veteran Cosmonaut, a former Japanese airline pilot and a trained microbiologist from the United States safely arrived in orbit after riding atop a Soyuz FG rocket blasting off from a remote launch pad in Kazakhstan.
Read moreRussia’s Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Thursday, launching into orbit three international crew members aboard the first Soyuz MS spacecraft.
Read moreSet for a two-day commute to their orbital workplace, an international crew trio is ready for liftoff aboard their Soyuz spacecraft in the early hours on Thursday to head into orbit for a half-year stay aboard the International Space Station.
Read moreThe launch of the Progress MS-02 cargo resupply craft on Thursday was photographed by the crew of the International Space Station observing the ascending rocket from the Cupola.
Read moreThe Progress MS-02 cargo spacecraft was successfully launched on Thursday, riding into orbit atop a Soyuz 2-1A rocket lifting off from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Sent on its way in an excellent orbit, Progress is planned to complete a two-day rendezvous with the Space Station to deliver 2,425 Kilograms of cargo.
Read moreRussia’s Soyuz rocket made a nighttime liftoff on Friday to deliver the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft with Alexey Ovchinin, Oleg Skripochka and Jeff Williams to orbit, setting out on a fast-track rendezvous with the International Space Station.
Read moreThe Soyuz FG rocket with the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft is moved to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on March 16, 2016 to set the stage for a middle-of-the-night liftoff for a flight to ISS.
Read moreThe crew of Soyuz TMA-20M, Alexey Ovchinin, Oleg Skripochka and Jeff Williams complete final launch preparations at the Baikonur Cosmodrome to get ready for liftoff aboard their Soyuz spacecraft for an express flight to the Space Station.
Read moreThe Progress MS spacecraft was inserted into a very accurate orbit by its Soyuz 2-1A carrier rocket according to orbital data published by the Russian Mission Control Center.
Read moreA Russian Soyuz 2-1A rocket lifted off from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Monday at 8:44 UTC carrying the first in an upgraded series of Progress cargo resupply craft to orbit on a mission to the International Space Station.
Read moreA Soyuz 2-1A rocket lifts off from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 21, 2015 on a nine-minute ride into orbit to put the Progress MS spacecraft on a course toward the International Space Station for a two-day rendezvous.
Read moreA Soyuz 2-1A rocket stands tall atop its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome for liftoff on Monday to deliver the Progress MS spacecraft into orbit for a resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Read moreA Soyuz 2-1A rocket rolls to the launch pad at Site 31/6 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 19, 2015 in preparation for the launch of the first Progress MS cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.
Read moreA Soyuz FG rocket lifts off from Site 1/5 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 15, 2015 – beginning a journey to bring Yuri Malenchenko, Tim Kopra and Tim Peake to orbit for a seven-month Space Station Mission.