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US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

Two US astronauts are set to embark on a spacewalk Friday to install a special parking spot for private spaceship traffic at ISS.

US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space

Tim Peake, the first British astronaut on the International Space Station, dialled a wrong number after trying to phone home for Christmas, asking a woman "Is this planet Earth?"

British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car
US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car

American astronauts will step out on a spacewalk Monday to move a stalled rail car that is stuck outside the International Space Station.

US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car
Aidyn Aimbetov ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan's Aidyn Aimbetov reveals his childhood dream to become astronaut

Kazakhstan’s astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov has dreamt of flying to space since he was a child.

Kazakhstan's Aidyn Aimbetov reveals his childhood dream to become astronaut
Aydin Aimbetov. Frame from video of Khabar TV channel.
Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov prepares for his flight to ISS on September 1

Kazakh cosmonaut Aydin Aimbetov has been going through a pre-flight preparation in Russian Star City for two months already.

Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov prepares for his flight to ISS on September 1
Astronauts return to Earth on Russian Soyuz spaceship
Astronauts return to Earth on Russian Soyuz spaceship

Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after spending six months at the International Space Station.

Astronauts return to Earth on Russian Soyuz spaceship
Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS
Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, including the first woman cosmonaut in 17 years, blasted off on schedule.

Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS
NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights
NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights

The company -- or companies -- that will build America's next space taxi to carry astronauts to low Earth orbit and back is to be revealed.

NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights
Three Russian and American astronauts return to Earth
Three Russian and American astronauts return to Earth

Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut returned to Earth after spending more than six months working aboard the International Space Station.

Three Russian and American astronauts return to Earth
Orbital cargo ship nears arrival at space station
Orbital cargo ship nears arrival at space station

An unmanned cargo ship that was rocketed into space this weekend by Orbital Sciences Corporation is nearing the International Space Station where it plans to dock.

Orbital cargo ship nears arrival at space station
SpaceX unveils capsule to ferry astronauts to space
SpaceX unveils capsule to ferry astronauts to space

A sleek, white gumdrop-shaped space capsule that aims to carry up to seven astronauts to the International Space Station and return to land anywhere on Earth was unveiled Thursday by SpaceX.

SpaceX unveils capsule to ferry astronauts to space
German Alexander Gerst, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Surayev, his NASA colleague Reid Wiseman. ©RIA Novosti
Russian, German and US astronauts dock with ISS

A crew of Russian, German and US astronauts docked with the International Space Station Thursday as space cooperation between Moscow and the West continues despite their worst standoff since the Cold War.

Russian, German and US astronauts dock with ISS
Three astronauts land back on Earth in Soyuz capsule
Three astronauts land back on Earth in Soyuz capsule

Three astronauts, including a Russian and an American, touched down safely on Earth Wednesday aboard a Soyuz capsule, the first such landing since Russia's relationship with the West slumped amid the Ukraine crisis.

Three astronauts land back on Earth in Soyuz capsule
Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan
Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan

A crew of two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off Tuesday from Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz rocket for the International Space Station, with US-Russia space cooperation pressing on despite the diplomatic standoff over Ukraine.

Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan
Former ISS commander Oleg Kotov (C) and flight engineers Sergei Ryazansky (L) and Michael Hopkins from NASA sit in chairs outside the Soyuz TMA-10M capsule. ©Reuters/Bill Ingalls
American, two Russians back on Earth after half-year in space

Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut on Tuesday landed back on Earth in Kazakhstan after a stay of more than half a year aboard the International Space Station.

American, two Russians back on Earth after half-year in space
Japanese astronaut becomes ISS commander
Japanese astronaut becomes ISS commander

Astronaut Koichi Wakata has become the first Japanese commander of the International Space Station, according to the country's space agency.

Japanese astronaut becomes ISS commander
Astronauts poised for second spacewalk to repair station
Astronauts poised for second spacewalk to repair station

Two American astronauts prepared to step out Tuesday on a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk to wrap up repairs to the cooling system at the International Space Station, NASA said.

Astronauts poised for second spacewalk to repair station
ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch
ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch

Three astronauts returned to Earth Monday, after 66 days aboard the International Space Station, bringing back the Olympic torch back to the planet after a historic space walk.

ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch
American, two Russians take shortcut to space
American, two Russians take shortcut to space

An American and two Russians blasted off Thursday for the International Space Station atop a Soyuz rocket that will slash more than a day off the usual travel time.

American, two Russians take shortcut to space
Three astronauts back on Earth from ISS: mission control
Three astronauts back on Earth from ISS: mission control

Three astronauts returned to Earth Wednesday on board a Russian Soyuz capsule after a half-year mission on the International Space Station (ISS), landing in Kazakhstan.

Three astronauts back on Earth from ISS: mission control