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Space Station Trio Returns Safely to Earth for Rare Night Landing After 141 Day Mission

Plummeting to Earth during a fiery atmospheric reentry within the cramped confines of their Russian Soyuz capsule, an international trio…

6 years ago

Who Was The First Man To Go Into Space?

Picture if you will two titanic powers struggling to see who will be the first to conquer space. Between them,…

6 years ago

2nd Launch Disaster in 3 Weeks Strikes Russia, Destroying Proton Rocket and Mexican Comsat

Russian Proton rocket blasts off at 11:47 a.m. local time (1:47 a.m. EDT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan but…

6 years ago

Dramatic Soyuz Docking Averts Potential Station Abandonment

[/caption] A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying the first crew of humans to fly to space in the post Space Shuttle…

10 years ago

Soyuz Launches to Station amid Swirling Snowy Spectacular

[/caption] The future survival and fate of the International Space Station was on the line and is now firmly back…

10 years ago

Soyuz Poised for High Stakes November 13 Blastoff – Space Stations Fate Hinges on Success

[/caption] The stakes could not be higher for the Russian Soyuz rocket now poised at the launch pad at Baikonur…

10 years ago

Russians Race against Time to Save Ambitious Phobos-Grunt Mars Probe from Earthly Demise

[/caption] Teams of Russian engineers are in a race against time to save the ambitious and unprecedented Phobos-Grunt sample return…

10 years ago

Awesome Action Animation Depicts Russia’s Bold Robot Retriever to Mars moon Phobos

[/caption] In less than 48 hours, Russia’s bold Phobos-Grunt mechanized probe will embark on a historic flight to haul humanities…

10 years ago

Phobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1 Encapsulated for Voyage to Mars and Phobos

[/caption] Phobo-Grunt, Russia’s first interplanetary mission in nearly two decades, has now been encapsulated inside the payload fairing and sealed…

10 years ago