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SpaceX Crew Dragon pinpoints first-ever splashdown in Gulf of Mexico

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Dragon Endeavour delivers astronauts to ISS after historic flight

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Christina Koch Breaks Record for Longest Female Spaceflight

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International Space Station’s 20 years of transformation

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The largest and most complex international construction project in space began on the steppes of Kazakhstan 20 years ago today. Atop its Proton rocket, on Nov. 20, 1998, the Zarya Functional Cargo Block thundered off its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome to serve as a temporary control module for the nascent International Space Station. …

ISS suffers another loss of resupply cargo After a string of 18 successful launches to begin its pedigree, a Falcon 9 rocket manufactured by SpaceX suffered a catastrophic failure during its ascent to orbit on Sunday, June 28. The Falcon 9 rocket was attempting to loft the Dragon capsule and service trunk on the CRS-7 …

All was calm, the air was crisp with hope and the skies were clear as far as the eye could see as the clock ticked down to T minus zero for the Oct. 28, 2014 blastoff of an Orbital Sciences commercial Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, VA, – on a mission of critical …

On 20th November this year, a Union Jack Flag will be safely stored on board a Soyuz rocket, and, along with its owner, will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and make its way to the International Space Station. This is not the first time that a British born citizen has flown in space, …

NASA and its International Space Station partners have announced the crew members for three upcoming missions to the space station during 2016 and 2017. Expedition 48: Jeff Williams, NASA Alexey Ovchinin, Roscosmos Oleg Skripochka, Roscosmos Kate Rubins, NASA Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos Takuya Onishi, JAXA Expedition 49: Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos Kate Rubins, NASA Takuya Onishi, JAXA …

If all goes as planned, on March 27th, a Soyuz rocket carrying the expedition 42 crew consisting of Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will launch on a six-hour flight to dock with the International Space Station. The launch will begin a one-year mission for Kelly and Kornienko …