cosmonauts

Mount Everest, Seen from Space!

One under-appreciated space asset is the photography skills of the Russian cosmonauts on board the International Space Station. They are…

1 year ago

Soviet/Russian Space Missions

Our Guide to Space's official page on Soviet and Russian space missions

2 years ago

Russian-American Trio Blasts Off and Boards International Space Station After Fast Track Trajectory

Barely a week and a half after the thrilling conclusion to the record breaking space endurance mission by NASA astronaut…

4 years ago

Who Are The Most Famous Astronauts?

Since the beginning of the Space Age, men and woman from all over the world have become famous astronauts and…

6 years ago

The Olympic Torch That Went Around the World… Literally

Ever since the first relay for the 1936 summer Olympic games in Berlin, Olympic torches have traditionally been used to…

8 years ago

Details of Yuri Gagarin’s Tragic Death Revealed

On the morning of April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin lifted off aboard Vostok 1 to become the first…

8 years ago

Yuri Gagarin and Vostok 1 Photo Album – 50th Anniversary of Human Spaceflight

[/caption] 50 Years ago on April 12,1961 the era of Human spaceflight opened with a roar to the heavens above…

10 years ago