Russia loses control of unmanned spacecraft (Update)
Russia said Wednesday it had lost control of an unmanned spacecraft taking supplies to the International Space Station and it is plunging back to Earth but is likely to burn up in the atmosphere.
Attempts to contact Russian spacecraft 'unsuccessful'
Russia said on Wednesday that attempts to contact an unmanned Progress spacecraft have so far been unsuccessful, raising fears the vessel could be lost for good.
Russian hackers read Obama emails, report says
Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system, The New York Times said Saturday.
White House hackers 'Russian speakers': researchers
Hackers who penetrated the State Department and White House computer networks in recent month were "Russian speakers," security researchers said Wednesday.
Europe resumes Galileo satnav deployment (Update)
Europe resumed deployment of its beleaguered Galileo satnav programme on Friday, launching a pair of satellites seven months after a rocket malfunction sent two multi-million euro orbiters awry.
Europe poised to launch navigation satellites after mishap
Europe was set to launch two navigation satellites Friday for its rival to America's GPS, the first additions to the Galileo constellation since a technical mishap misdirected two orbiters last year.
Feud on Earth but peace in space for US and Russia
Hundreds of kilometres below on Earth, their governments are locked in a standoff over Ukraine—but up in space, Russian cosmonauts and American astronauts are still working together side by side.
Europe poised to launch more navigation satellites
Europe is all set to launch the seventh and eighth satellites for its navigation constellation that will ultimately consist of 30 orbiters, operators said on Wednesday.
American, Russian leaving Earth for year at space station
An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will leave Earth this week and move into the International Space Station for an entire year, all in the name of science.
What to pack for year in space? A 'superhero utility belt'
What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.
One-year space crewmen will miss weather, nature while gone
The American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut about to embark on a one-year flight are similar in many ways: born in the 1960s, fathers of daughters, military backgrounds.
American, Russian leave Earth this week for year in space
An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are moving into the International Space Station this week and staying for an entire year.
New remote control for molecular motors
In the eyes of physicists, magnetic molecules can be considered as nanoscale magnets. Remotely controlling the direction in which they rotate, like spinning tops, may intuitively be difficult to achieve. However, Russian ...
Space soprano plans first duet from ISS (Update)
British singer Sarah Brightman said Tuesday she was working with ex-husband Andrew Lloyd Webber to perform in space after paying $52-million (48 million euros) to fly to the International Space Station.