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.
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.
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.
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.
The Canadian commander of the International Space Station delighted schoolchildren in a live question and answer session conducted from space on Friday.
Three astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space early Saturday, aboard a Russian capsule which landed on the freezing Kazakhstan steppe.
Iran took a "big step" towards sending astronauts into space by 2020, successfully launching a monkey above the Earth's atmosphere.
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).
A Russian rocket carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off successfully on Tuesday for the International Space Station.
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.
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.
Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, a family spokesman said Thursday.
Two International Space Station crew members on Wednesday successfully completed a spacewalk to install a new power switching unit.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan astronaut Toktar Aubakirov expressed condolences in relation to the death of American astronaut Neil Armstrong and told about his impression of him.
Sally Ride, the first American woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts on Sunday landed on schedule in the Kazakh steppe, the Russian mission control said.
Soyuz TMA-21 capsule successfully landed in Kazakhstan.