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Soyuz Spacecraft Takes Three Astronauts To ISS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts on board launched towards the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday. The Soyuz TMA-18M lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 10:37 AM local time (12:37 AM Eastern). The arrival of three new crew […]

Astronauts Safely Return To Earth From ISS

Astronauts Safely Return To Earth From ISS

Three International Space Station crew members landed safely in Kazakhstan this Thursday. Terry Virts of NASA, Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency and Russia’s Anton Shkaplerov stayed a month longer than expected in space, returning after 199 days on […]

Soyuz TMA-15M Carrying Three Astronauts Docks At ISS

Soyuz TMA-15M Carrying Three Astronauts Docks At ISS

Russia’s Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft carrying three astronauts has safely docked at the International Space Station (ISS). The three astronauts are Terry Virts of the United States, Anton Shkaplerov of Russia, and Samantha Cristoforetti, the first ever Italian female astronaut. NASA said in a statement […]

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NASA Awards Space Taxi Contract To Boeing And SpaceX

NASA announced Tuesday that it has chosen SpaceX and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for its manned space flight program. The two aerospace companies will help the space agency transport astronauts to the International Space Station. It will also lower NASA’s dependence […]