SIRIUS Crew Starts 4-Month Isolation Experiment  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
The international crew of six persons has entered the SIRIUS ground-based experimental compound where it will spend the next 120 days to simulate a... more
Much to do for new Space Station crew  ESA · 5 days
The crew on board the International Space Station has doubled in size. For the first time since NASA astronauts Drew... more
How OneWeb plans to make sure its first satellites aren’t its last  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
OneWeb’s dream of blanketing the globe in affordable, abundant broadband took an important step toward reality Feb. 27 when a Russian rocket lifted off... more
Quasar Jets Confuse Orbital Telescope  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Astrophysicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (LPI RAS), and NASA have found an... more
Expedition 59 Crew Arrives Safely at Space Station  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz... more
Three astronauts on Soyuz craft successfully reach ISS  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A Russian cosmonaut and two US astronauts arrived Friday at the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, five months after the failed launch of a rocket carrying two of the... more
US-Russian crew blasts off to International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A Russian-American crew of three has blasted off to the International Space Station, making a second attempt to reach the outpost after October's aborted launch. more
Astronauts on aborted Soyuz launch to blast off again for ISS  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA astronaut Nick Hague and his Russian colleague Alexey Ovchinin, who survived a dramatically aborted Soyuz launch last year, were due to blast off again to... more
Quasar jets confuse orbital telescope  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Astrophysicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (LPI RAS), and NASA have found an error in the coordinates of active galactic nuclei measured by the Gaia... more
Astronauts who survived Soyuz scare ready for new launch despite glitches  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronauts who survived an abortive Soyuz launch said Wednesday they were confident about their upcoming flight to the International Space Station despite some last-minute malfunctions. more
Image: Heat sterilisation of Exomars parachute  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A technician places a nearly 70 kg parachute designed for ESA and Roscosmos's ExoMars 2020 mission inside the dry heater steriliser of the Agency's Life, Physical Sciences and Life Support Laboratory, based in its Netherlands technical centre. more
Russia wants to join Luxembourg in space mining  REUTERS · 3 weeks
Russia, a leading producer of natural resources, plans to join Luxembourg in mining for minerals in outer space, Russian Deputy... more
SpaceX Crew Dragon Arrives at Space Station  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
After making 18 orbits of Earth since its launch early Saturday morning, the Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully attached to the International Space... more
NASA, Roscosmos Reach Consensus on Upcoming Crew Dragon Unmanned Flight to ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
NASA has received the concurrence of Russian space agency Roscosmos on the planned first unmanned test flight of the US Crew Dragon capsule to... more
International Space Station’s Orbit Raised by 1.6 Kilometers  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Specialists of the Russian Mission Control Center have adjusted the International Space Station’s orbit, raising it to the medium altitude... more
UAE’s First Astronaut May Fly to ISS September 25  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
The preliminary date set for the first space flight by a United Arab Emirates astronaut has been set... more
High-resolution observations uncover detailed structure of blazar's jet  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using Russia's Spektr-R space telescope (also known as RadioAstron), astronomers have conducted high-resolution observations of the blazar S5 0716+71. The results of these observations, presented in a paper published February 12 on... more
Russia to Use Federation Spacecraft for Deep Space Flights, Says Roscosmos Chief  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Russia’s promising Federation spacecraft that will be renamed will be used for flights to the Moon and deep space flights, Head of State Space... more
Russia’s State Commission Recommends Next Space Crew for Flight to ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Russia’s inter-departmental commission recommended at its session at the Cosmonaut Training Center to approve... more
Putin Orders Government to Create National Space Center in Moscow  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Russian President Vladimir Putin during his State of the Nation address to the Federal Assembly ordered... more
Russia Completes Engine Tests of Soyuz Rocket's Second Stage Using New Fuel  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
The engine for the second stage of the Soyuz-2 rocket using the new naphthyl rocket fuel instead of kerosene was successfully tested, a spokesperson... more
Space Adventures Hopes for Fruitful Cooperation with Roscosmos  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
US company Space Adventures, which earlier signed a contract with Roscosmos to deliver two space tourists to the orbit, said... more
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