Fake plastic atoms  ESA · 2 hours
Our world is made of atoms and molecules, but even with the most powerful microscopes we can only see snapshots, never how they move and interact with each other. To... more
Ionosphere Plasma Experiments Reviewed in a New Kazan University Publication  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
There are only a few so-called “heaters” in the world – special facilities which create artificial... more
An astronaut returns to Earth  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will return to Earth alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopiev on 20 December. After more than six months living and working on the International Space Station, their Soyuz is expected... more
Russian Cosmonauts Find Hole in Soyuz Spacecraft During Spacewalk  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
Expedition 57 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos completed on Tuesday a spacewalk lasting 7... more
An astronaut returns to Earth  ESA · 5 days
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will return to Earth alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopiev on Thursday 20 December. After more than six... more
Russian spacewalkers take sample of mystery hole at space station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Using knives and shears, a pair of Russian spacewalkers Tuesday cut samples of material around a mysterious hole in a Soyuz spacecraft docked on the International Space Station... more
Cosmonauts on Spacewalk Cut Into Soyuz Spacecraft to Inspect Patched Hole  SPACE.COM · 7 days
Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station today (Dec. 11) to cut into a Soyuz spacecraft and inspect the source of a pressurization leak... more
Russian cosmonauts take samples on sixth hour of spacewalk to crack mystery  REUTERS · 7 days
Two Russian cosmonauts have taken samples of their capsule's exterior in the sixth hour of a spacewalk seeking to resolve the mystery of a... more
Cosmonauts start spacewalk from ISS to examine mystery hole (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Russian cosmonauts began a spacewalk Tuesday to examine a mystery hole in a Soyuz spacecraft docked on the International Space Station that a Moscow official suggested could have... more
Cosmonauts to examine mystery hole on ISS spacewalk  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Russian cosmonauts were to carry out a spacewalk Tuesday to examine a mystery hole in a Soyuz spacecraft docked on the International Space Station that a Moscow official suggested could have been... more
China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as... more
Russian tech giant Yandex unveils first smartphone  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Russian internet giant Yandex on Wednesday launched its first ever smartphone, ending several weeks of suspense for tech fans over the highly anticipated launch. more
Bush remembered for role shaping post-Cold War space policy  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Despite serving just a single term in the White House, the late President George H.W. Bush is remembered... more
Canada Celebrates Launch of First Astronaut in 6 Years  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Although the weather was cold in Kazakhstan, the Canadians didn't seem to mind. A small group of tourists came to watch the launch today (Dec. 3) of David Saint-Jacques, unveiling... more
Crew from aborted Soyuz mission to get second chance at ISS mission  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The two crewmembers on a Soyuz mission to the International Space Station that was aborted two minutes after liftoff in October will get a... more
Expedition 58 Crew Arrives Aboard Space Station  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Three crew members are adjusting to life on the International Space Station after a successful launch and docking of their Russian Soyuz... more
Three astronauts safely aboard International Space Station (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Three astronauts who were launched into space aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft Monday entered the International Space Station nearly eight hours later, a relief to relatives and scientists months after a rocket... more
These Astronaut Photos of a Soyuz Launch from Space Are Just Incredible!  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The International Space Station offers an unbelievably cool perspective on rocket launches, as European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst proved with three incredible photographs... more
Soyuz launches new crew to space station  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Three new crewmembers are on their way to the International Space Station after a successful Soyuz launch Dec. 3, less than two... more
Soyuz Return-to-Flight Launch Photos: Expedition 58 Crew Lifts Off for Space Station  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On Dec. 3, 2018, a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three members of the Expedition 58 crew to the International Space Station. It is the... more
First manned space mission launches since Soyuz failure  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The first manned space mission to the International Space Station since an unprecedented accident in October, which raised concerns about Moscow's Soviet-designed spacecraft, will launch on Monday. more
Russia Launches Cluster of Military Satellites from Plesetsk  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Russia’s Rokot light carrier rocket blasted off from the Plesetsk space center in northwestern Russia early on Friday to put... more
NASA Astronaut May Be Among Last to Launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The launch of Expedition 58 (Dec. 3) may be one of the last for U.S. astronauts aboard Russian Soyuz rockets. more
Expedition 58: Russia's Soyuz Crew Capsule Launch to ISS  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The first crew to launch on Russia's Soyuz spacecraft since its October failure lifts off Monday (Dec. 3), and contributor Elizabeth Howell is on the scene. Read live updates... more
Russians Are Struggling to Keep Soyuz Reliable, Space Expert Warns Ahead of Crew Launch  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
While the Soyuz spacecraft has been delivering crews to space for decades, with a history of reliability over that time,... more
Cheops Mission Launch Window Announced  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
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This Astronaut Video of a Rocket Launch as Seen from Space Is Simply Amazing  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Look out, International Space Station, this spacecraft is hot on your tail! An astronaut captured a stunning time lapse video... more
Astronauts Snap Amazing Last Glances of Space Station For 20th Anniversary (Gallery)  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
NASA and Russian space agency Roscosmos are celebrating the space laboratory's 20th anniversary with a fantastic series of photos that capture the scale and... more
Russian, US officials say space cooperation remains strong  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Russian and U.S. space officials hailed the joint work of their programs Monday and said cooperation remains strong despite political tensions between their countries. more
Op-ed | Space Force: premature or overdue?  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
What both the Russian and Chinese space forces reflect is a shifting view of the nature of future conflict, and the place... more
What happens to the brain in zero gravity?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA has made a commitment to send humans to Mars by the 2030s. This is an ambitious goal when you think that a typical round trip will anywhere between three and six... more
Progress MS-10 Arrives at International Space Station  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Taking two days to reach the International Space Station, Russia’s Progress MS-10 rendezvoused and docked with the orbiting outpost’s Zvezda service module.... more
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