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Peanut butter, pyjamas, parmesan launched into space
Peanut butter, pyjamas, parmesan launched into space

A special delivery of peanut butter, pyjamas and parmesan cheese was blasted into the cosmos on Wednesday to bring some Earthly indulgences to the astronauts on board the ISS.

Peanut butter, pyjamas, parmesan launched into space
International trio takes shortcut to space station
International trio takes shortcut to space station

An international trio flying in a Russian capsule docked the International Space Station on Wednesday with a busy schedule full of space walks and an encounter with a pioneering US cargo craft.

International trio takes shortcut to space station
Canadian ISS astronaut returns to Earth a star
Canadian ISS astronaut returns to Earth a star

Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield on Tuesday returned to Earth along with two other astronauts after a half-year mission to the ISS that saw him become a global celebrity through his Twitter microblog.

Canadian ISS astronaut returns to Earth a star
Three astronauts blast off on express ride to ISS
Three astronauts blast off on express ride to ISS

A crew of two Russians and an American blasted off Friday on a Russian rocket for the International Space Station, in a trip scheduled to be the fastest ever manned journey to the facility.

Three astronauts blast off on express ride to ISS
Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield. ©REUTERS/Chris Wattie
Canadian astronaut floats through chat with kids

The Canadian commander of the International Space Station delighted schoolchildren in a live question and answer session conducted from space on Friday.

Canadian astronaut floats through chat with kids
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Three astronauts return to Earth from ISS: official

Three astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space early Saturday, aboard a Russian capsule which landed on the freezing Kazakhstan steppe.

Three astronauts return to Earth from ISS: official
Iran's Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi. ©REUTERS
Space monkey 'big step' for Iran: defence minister

Iran took a "big step" towards sending astronauts into space by 2020, successfully launching a monkey above the Earth's atmosphere.

Space monkey 'big step' for Iran: defence minister
Three astronauts blast off for ISS in Russian craft
Three astronauts blast off for ISS in Russian craft

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russian, American and Canadian astronauts blasted off on Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan bound for the International Space Station (ISS).

Three astronauts blast off for ISS in Russian craft
Russia launches three astronauts to ISS
Russia launches three astronauts to ISS

A Russian rocket carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off successfully on Tuesday for the International Space Station.

Russia launches three astronauts to ISS
US astronaut Joseph Acaba. ©REUTERS
Woman takes command of ISS after crew return

A woman took command of the International Space Station for only the second time Monday as three US and Russian colleagues made a safe return from the orbiting space lab to the Kazakh steppe.

Woman takes command of ISS after crew return
Remains of astronaut legend Neil Armstrong buried at sea
Remains of astronaut legend Neil Armstrong buried at sea

The cremated remains of legendary American astronaut Neil Armstrong were scattered at sea Friday, in a ceremony aboard a US aircraft carrier paying final tribute to the first man to set foot on the moon, NASA said.

Remains of astronaut legend Neil Armstrong buried at sea
Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea: family
Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea: family

Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, a family spokesman said Thursday.

Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea: family
ISS crew complete space station repair
ISS crew complete space station repair

Two International Space Station crew members on Wednesday successfully completed a spacewalk to install a new power switching unit.

ISS crew complete space station repair
US President Barack Obama. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Obama, Aldrin praise 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

President Barack Obama and astronaut Buzz Aldrin led tributes Saturday to the famed Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, lauding him as a reluctant but true American hero.

Obama, Aldrin praise 'American hero' Neil Armstrong
Space race, on a budget, was not how Armstrong saw it
Space race, on a budget, was not how Armstrong saw it

More than 40 years after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, humans continue to push the frontiers of space exploration but missions are being tempered by costs, a trend that concerned the astronaut.

Space race, on a budget, was not how Armstrong saw it
Neil Armstrong during expedition to the Moon. ©REUTERS
Such people make history of the Earth: Aubakirov about Armstrong

Kazakhstan astronaut Toktar Aubakirov expressed condolences in relation to the death of American astronaut Neil Armstrong and told about his impression of him.

Such people make history of the Earth: Aubakirov about Armstrong
Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61
Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61
Joe Acaba, Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Three astronauts land on Earth from ISS in Russian capsule

A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts on Sunday landed on schedule in the Kazakh steppe, the Russian mission control said.

Three astronauts land on Earth from ISS in Russian capsule
Экипаж именного космического корабля "Союз ТМА-21" "Гагарин":астронавт НАСА Рональд Гаран, космонавт Александр Самокутяев и космонавт Андрей Борисенко (слева направо). ©РИА Новости
Soyuz TMA-21 with 3 astronauts on board successfully landed in Kazakhstan

Soyuz TMA-21 capsule successfully landed in Kazakhstan.

Soyuz TMA-21 with 3 astronauts on board successfully landed in Kazakhstan