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'Thank You NASA!'

Clayton Anderson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Science
Clayton Anderson

It's a big time at NASA. Scientific probes are sailing through our solar system, gathering legions of data and amazing photographs. Rovers are crawling all over intriguing extraterrestrial bodies, boring little holes into their surfaces and gathering samples.

WATCH LIVE: Russia Sends First Female Cosmonaut To ISS

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.25.2014 | Science

At 4:25 p.m. EDT today, weather permitting, a multinational crew of three astronauts will be launched into space to begin a six-month mission aboard t...

Injunction Against RD-180 Engine Sales May Have Implications for US Rides to ISS

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.02.2014 | Science
Marco Cáceres

Assuming the Russians themselves don't decide to stop selling the RD-180s to ULA, Judge Braden's concerns should soon be alleviated and the sale of these engines should continue as normal.

The Specter of Space Station Sanctions: MAD

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.02.2014 | Science
Marco Cáceres

The dilemma for the West is how to really punish Russia and make it suffer without inflicting similar pain and suffering on itself.

After Unexpected Glitch, Astronauts Arrive At Space Station

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.28.2014 | Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arriving fashionably late, a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts docked with the International Space Station Thursday ev...

New Crew Misses Rendezvous With Space Station

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 03.26.2014 | Science

MOSCOW (AP) — An engine snag has delayed the arrival of a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station until Thur...

ISS Calling Russia: Friend or Foe?

Clayton Anderson | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Clayton Anderson

I guess I've always been a little bit cynical -- not much, mind you, but enough to cause me to look at the current happenings between Russia and Ukraine with a slightly jaundiced eye. How might this affect our relationship in outer space? Is Russia a friend, or are they a foe?

WATCH: What It's REALLY Like Inside Space Capsule During Reentry

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

If you thought the movie "Gravity" was intense, then get ready for the real thing to blow you away. The video above shows what it's really like to...

The Olympic Torch Has Made Its Way Into Space

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

By Alissa de Carbonnel BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A three-man crew took the Olympic torch to the International Space Station on a...

Russian Craft Delivers Repair Kit, Critical Supplies To Space Station | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.28.2013 | Science

An unmanned Russian spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station Saturday (July 27) bearing food, supplies and a repair kit for a malfuncti...

Space Capsule Docks With ISS, Sets Record

Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 05/28/2013 10:38 PM EDT on An international trio of astronauts has just become the newest residents of a sp...

They're Home!

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

MOSCOW -- A Soyuz space capsule with a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely Tuesday on ...

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts, Cosmonaut Return To Earth

Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

A day after bidding goodbye to the International Space Station with a heartfelt rendition of David Bowie's 1969 hit "Space Oddity," Canadian astronaut...

Russia Charges NASA $70 Million Per Seat To Fly Astronauts To ISS

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 06.30.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is paying $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space, and the agency's leader is blaming Congress...

Soyuz Spacecraft Docks In Record Time

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Science

MOSCOW — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked Friday with the International Space Station, bringing the size of the cre...

Space Station Crew Comes Back To Earth

AP | Posted 05.15.2013 | Science

MOSCOW -- A Soyuz space capsule carrying an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts has landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan, returning the three...

Soyuz Spacecraft Brings Crew Back To Earth | Posted 03.15.2013 | Science

A Soyuz spacecraft brought an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts back to Earth on Friday after nearly five months of duty aboard the Intern...

Rocket Carrying International Crew Reaches Space Station

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Science

* Hadfield to be first Canadian to command ISS * Two spacewalks, some 150 experiments on crew's agenda * Station returne...

Rocket Readied For Lift-Off To Space Station

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 12.17.2012 | Science

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- A Soyuz spacecraft atop a towering rocket was placed into launch position Monday at Russia's manned-space facility in the free...

Rocket Launches U.S. Astronaut, Two Others Toward Space Station

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY | Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- A Russian Soyuz craft launched into the morning skies over Kazakhstan on Sunday, carrying three astronauts on their way to the...

New Crew Arrives At ISS Just In Time For Historic Space Event

AP | Posted 05.17.2012 | Science

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- A Russian-made Soyuz craft carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station, putting the crew in place ...

NASA Veteran, Cosmonauts Blast Off Toward Space Station

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- A three-man crew blasted off from a space center in southern Kazakhstan Tuesday morning on board a Russian-made Soyuz craft for ...

Russian Cargo Ship Docks With Space Station

Posted 01.28.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 01/27/2012 08:15 PM EST on A robotic Russian cargo ship pulled up to the International Space Sta...

Seeing the Space Station Before Dawn

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 03.16.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

It may LOOK like just a dot from my backyard, but I know it's an orbital complex the size of a jumbo jet, built by 16 countries working together, and a house in space that's been inhabited continuously for more than half my life.

Astronauts Rocket Into Space Aboard Soyuz Spacecraft

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 02.20.2012 | Technology

MOSCOW — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, an American and a Dutchman to the International Space Station blasted off flawlessly from Russia...