Exactly 40 years ago, a historic handshake took place between Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Leonov and US astronaut Tom Stafford during a joint USSR-American docking mission, kicking off a successful collaboration between the ...
Two Russians and an American in orbit commemorated Wednesday the 40th anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz mission, when a "handshake in space" brought the two Cold War rivals closer together.
For now, just call them the Commercial Crew Cadre.
NASA has selected four veteran astronauts to lead the way back into orbit from U.S. soil.
Three astronauts set to travel to the International Space Station this month Wednesday voiced faith in Russia's space programme despite a delay to their trip caused by the failed launch of a cargo ship.
This image of the moon was taken by amateur photographer Dylan O'Donnell as the International Space station passed by at 28 800 km/h. At such speeds the weightless research laboratory was visible for only about a third of ...
SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company's chief executive said Tuesday.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is to lead NASA's 20th underwater astronaut training mission this month. Starting on 20 July, the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations sortie, or NEEMO, will see a team of four living ...
SpaceX's rocket explosion last week may only briefly slow the company's ambitious launch schedule at Cape Canaveral, Fla., but it could also give a boost to its competitors, experts say.
The spectacular failure of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket last week underscores a growing problem for NASA: its reliance on private companies and Russia in order to launch many of its crucial missions.