Tag: International Space Station
Governing body World Rugby providing special feed of Friday's game against South Africa for 'big fan' Luca Parmitano.
Russia's space industry has suffered a series of setbacks from accidents and corruption scandals in recent years.
The life-size humanoid robot copies human movements, a key skill that allows it to remotely help astronauts.
The tourists will pay NASA for their use of the station, for food, water and use of the life support system.
This is a key milestone for Elon Musk, his team and the American space agency
The capsule has made two orbits since its launch from the Kennedy Space Centre.
Russia says the launch of the Soyuz rocket failed because of a sensor that was damaged during assembly at the Baikonur cosmodrome.
US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin were rescued without injuries in Kazakhstan.
Weeks of non-stop sunshine and near-record temperatures have caused droughts and seen tinder-dry forests consumed by wildfires from the Mediterranean to the Arctic Circle.
The satellite will be taken up to the International Space Station on a supply ship, and then released by astronauts.
CIMON has been designed to follow astronaut Alexander Gerst.
The Crew Interactive Mobile Companion, or CIMON, is an English-speaking droid roughly the size of a basketball that will help German astronaut Alexander Gerst conduct experiments on the ISS.
Alexander Gerst, Serena Aunon-Chancellor, and Sergei Prokopyev are currently on their way to the International Space Station.
Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold were replacing old hoses on the International Space Station's cooling system.
Drew Feustel, Richard Arnold, and Oleg Artemyev will take off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
NASA stopped manning to the ISS in 2011 but recently moved to increase its crew complement aboard the ISS as the Russians cut theirs to save cost