Soviet space capsule up for sale in Belgium
For those who have everything, how about a Soviet-era space capsule dating back to the 1970s, when it carried three cosmonauts into space?
Will spacewalks happen on Expedition 40? NASA undecided due to leak investigation
Remember those snorkels and pads astronauts used during the ammonia pump replacement on station this past December? The new measures went a long way to helping astronauts stay safe if another helmet water ...
Russian cosmonaut wins wages case vs space agency (Update)
A Moscow regional court on Friday upheld a lawsuit filed by a prominent cosmonaut against the Russian space training center complaining about wages.
Spacemen 'flew blind' from space station as sensors failed
The three crew of the International Space Station (ISS) who returned to Earth this week endured a hair-raising descent after their height sensors failed, a Russian cosmonaut revealed on Friday.
Russian cosmonauts to take torch to space
Russian cosmonauts will in November take the Olympic torch to the International Space Station and on a space walk ahead of the 2014 winter games hosted in Sochi, Russia's space agency announced Monday.
Star Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield retiring
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield announced Monday his retirement after a five-month mission to space that captivated the world with his Twitter microblog.
Soyuz capsule docks with space station
A Soyuz capsule carrying an American, Russian and Italian successfully docked Wednesday with the International Space Station, where the new crew will spend six months conducting a variety of experiments.
Star Canadian spaceman back on Earth, relishing fresh air
A thud, dirt in the window of his capsule and the fresh smell of spring on the Kazakh steppe: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield recalled Thursday his safe return from a five-month mission to space.
Astronauts aim to fix ammonia leak at space station
Two astronauts are preparing to step out on a spacewalk to try and fix an ammonia leak at the International Space Station, in a hastily arranged venture outside the orbiting lab, NASA said Friday. ...
Russian becomes world's oldest spacewalker at 59 (Update)
A 59-year-old Russian cosmonaut became the world's oldest spacewalker Friday, joining a much younger cosmonaut's son for maintenance work outside the International Space Station.
Soviet spacesuit auctioned for 112,000 euros
A spacesuit used for Soviet spacewalks in the 1980s was auctioned in Paris for 112,484 euros ($143,979), the sale organisers said on Wednesday.
Space crew returns to Earth from ISS
Three astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early Saturday, aboard a Russian capsule which landed on the freezing Kazakhstan steppe, mission control said.
Russia to send woman to space in 2014
Russia will send a female cosmonaut into space for the first time in two decades next year, an official at the space training centre said Wednesday.
Astronaut braces for unprecedented year in space (Update)
(AP)—NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is already bracing for an unprecedented one-year mission aboard the International Space Station. He figures it will be as grueling as climbing Mount Everest.