All articles tagged "ISS"

Space tourist’s ticket price ups to $35 million Space tourist’s ticket price ups to $35 million

6 Mar, 03:26 PM 14 comments

The crew heading for the International Space Station on March 26 has passed the qualifying examinations and is ready for the flight. Among the team members cleared for the flight is space tourist Charles Simoniy, who is preparing to make his second space journey, this time costing him $35 million.

Tags: space, space tourist, ISS

Space agency rules out online ISS reality show Space agency rules out online ISS reality show

13 Mar, 01:14 PM 17 comments

The streaming video from the International Space Station that recently became available online is not going to turn into a reality show.

Tags: space, ISS

Russian rocket ready for launch to ISS Russian rocket ready for launch to ISS

24 Mar, 05:04 PM 7 comments

Engineers have hoisted a rocket bound for the international space station onto its launch pad at Baikonur in Kazakhstan

Tags: space, ISS

Obama talks to Russia-US ISS crew Obama talks to Russia-US ISS crew

25 Mar, 03:04 PM 17 comments

Astronauts at the International Space Station have answered questions from President Barack Obama about their diet, science experiments and sending e-mail from space.

Tags: space, Barack Obama, ISS

Russian rocket blasts off for ISS with astronauts and space tourist aboard Russian rocket blasts off for ISS with astronauts and space tourist aboard

26 Mar, 03:33 PM 17 comments

Russian Soyuz rocket blasted into space Thursday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying the 19th space expedition to the International Space Station.

Tags: ISS, space

Russian space junk gives Virginia a scare Russian space junk gives Virginia a scare

31 Mar, 10:31 PM 14 comments

The mysterious boom and flash of light that scared residents of Virginia on Sunday night was not a meteor, but exploding space junk from the second stage of a Russian Soyuz rocket falling back to Earth an official with the US Naval Observatory says.

Tags: space, ISS, US

Russian cosmonaut takes over command at Space Station Russian cosmonaut takes over command at Space Station

7 Apr, 11:49 PM 13 comments

NASA astronaut Michael Fincke has handover control of International Space Station to Russian Gennady Padalka, who will head the crew of six people until October, the Roskosmos space agency has announced.

Tags: ISS, space

Russian corporation wins $23 million tender to design new space shuttle Russian corporation wins $23 million tender to design new space shuttle

7 Apr, 02:04 PM 13 comments

Russian rocket and space corporation Energia has won the $23 million tender to design a new manned spaceship to replace the Soyuz rocket. The design is to be presented by June 2010.

Tags: space, technologies, ISS

ISS crew, space tourist land safely in Kazakhstan ISS crew, space tourist land safely in Kazakhstan

8 Apr, 05:54 PM 8 comments

Russian Soyuz rocket safely landed in Kazakhstan, bringing two ISS crew and a US space tourist back to the Earth.

Tags: ISS, space, space tourist

Russia and Space Adventures looking for new space tourist Russia and Space Adventures looking for new space tourist

17 Apr, 05:32 PM 21 comments

A vacated space aboard the Soyuz space capsule may allow another space tourist to travel to the International Space Station in September, the Russian Federal Space Agency says. Space Adventures is selecting candidates for the flight.

Tags: space tourist, space, ISS

Canadian, Belgian astronauts pass final tests for ISS mission Canadian, Belgian astronauts pass final tests for ISS mission

7 May, 02:38 PM 28 comments

The main crew of the 20th expedition to the International Space Station has passed the final tests and is ready for the flight.

Tags: space, science, ISS

Home hit by Russian space debris Home hit by Russian space debris

8 May, 11:50 PM 33 comments

A part of a Russian booster rocket used to deliver a spacecraft into orbit has fallen on the roof of a two-storey home in Russia’s Altai Region, in South Siberia.

Tags: space, ISS

Russia, US agree on $51 million price for Soyuz space trip Russia, US agree on $51 million price for Soyuz space trip

13 May, 02:15 PM 19 comments

Russian space agency Roskosmos and NASA have reached agreement on the price of a flight for US astronauts on the Russian Soyuz space shuttle.

Tags: space, space tourist, ISS, NASA, Soyuz

Astronauts at International Space Station sip water recycled from urine Astronauts at International Space Station sip water recycled from urine

21 May, 11:25 PM 16 comments

Astronauts at the International Space Station were told Wednesday that they can now drink water from urine and sweat recycled by a purifying machine. The move is critical to the planned expansion of the ISS crew from three to six people.

Tags: space, ISS, US, Russia, Japan,

Russia may send its ISS module into independent space flight - report Russia may send its ISS module into independent space flight - report

25 May, 01:02 PM 6 comments

When the International Space Station becomes dilapidated and doomed for destruction, Russia may detach its parts of the outpost and fly them away.

Tags: ISS, space

Russia launches Soyuz spacecraft to space station Russia launches Soyuz spacecraft to space station

27 May, 03:08 PM 16 comments

The Soyuz-FG booster rocket, bearing the manned Soyuz TMA-15 vehicle, carrying three astronauts on board, launched at 02.34 pm Moscow time from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome, Russian state television reports.

Tags: space, Soyuz, ISS, US, Japan, Canada, Russia,

NASA signs $306 million deal with Russian space agency NASA signs $306 million deal with Russian space agency

29 May, 11:29 PM 8 comments

The National American Space Agency (NASA) has signed a $306 million deal with Russia’s Roskosmos to continue carrying astronauts to the International Space Station on Russian Soyuz capsules, the agency has said in a statement.

Tags: space, ISS, NASA, Soyuz

Cirque du Soleil founder to be next space tourist Cirque du Soleil founder to be next space tourist

4 Jun, 05:59 PM 11 comments

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte has found an out-of-this-world way to celebrate his 50th birthday - blasting off into space. The former fire-eater is on the countdown to become the world's seventh, and Canada's first, space tourist, slated to travel on a Russian Soyuz space craft to the International Space Station (ISS) in September.

Tags: Russia, space, space tourist, Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, ISS,

Russian, US astronauts go on spacewalk Russian, US astronauts go on spacewalk

5 Jun, 05:21 PM 1 comment

Russian commander Gennady Padalka and NASA flight engineer Michael Barratt opened up the ISS hatches after a more than an hour-long delay and went on the first planned space walk.

Tags: ISS, space

New Russian spacesuits tested in five-hour spacewalk New Russian spacesuits tested in five-hour spacewalk

6 Jun, 05:17 PM 20 comments

A commander and flight engineer on the International Space Station successfully completed a spacewalk early this morning, to test new Russian-made spacesuits and prepare for the arrival of a new Russian module

Tags: ISS, spacewalk, Russian-made spacesuits



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