News tagged with astronauts

Return to the underwater Space Station

This year, NASA's underwater training mission for astronauts promises to be longer and better than ever. Starting on 21 July, space agencies will test technologies and research international crew behaviour for long-duration ...

dateJul 22, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Underground astronauts preparing for space

We usually send them 400 km up, but next week ESA will be sending six astronauts 800 m underground into the rocky caves of Sardinia, Italy. The caving course recreates aspects of a space expedition with an international crew ...

dateJun 24, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Video: Soyuz TMA-19M landing

ESA astronaut Tim Peake, NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and commander Yuri Malenchenko landed in the steppe of Kazakhstan on Saturday, 18 June in their Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft. The trio spent 186 days on the International Space ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Space Exploration
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