The manned orbital multi-role research facility is a joint international project. Participating countries: Belgium, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Canada, The Netherlands, Norway, Russia, the United States, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Japan.
One day, in the not so distant future, there could be life on Mars. Fifty men and fifty women have already been shortlisted for a mission to Mars to form the first human colony on the Red Planet.
New Russian orbital space station will be deployed in 2017; earlier this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced that Moscow was not planning to use the International Space Station after 2020 and would instead re-focus its funding on more promising new space projects.
Three International Space Station members are to land in Kazakhstan on Monday with a space-born generation of fruit flies.
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft, will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on October 27, a spokesman for Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, told RIA Novosti Tuesday.
The current geopolitical situation will not interfere with the joint work of Russian and American astronauts, ISS crew members told journalists on Friday.
With space cooperation strained under current US-Russian relations, the US faces economic and national security threats as it does not have a credible space program, a representative of the Washington-based think tank American Security Project (ASP) said Friday.
A Russian unmanned Progress resupply spacecraft is readying for an April 9 launch from the Baikonur space center to deliver essential cargo to the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roscosmos has said.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft automatically docked with the International Space Station after a two-day delay early Friday morning, delivering three new crew members to the orbiting outpost, Russia's mission control center told RIA Novosti.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a trio of crew members is scheduled to dock automatically with the International Space Station on Friday, senior Russian space officials said Wednesday.
The launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three new crewmembers to the International Space Station has been scheduled for early Wednesday morning, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.
The Russian segment of the International Space Station could live on as a separate facility after the project’s conclusion, the head of the company that oversees the country’s participation said Tuesday.
Two Russian cosmonauts began a spacewalk on the International Space Station on Monday to install a pair of video cameras.
A maneuver to raise the orbit of the International Space Station has been delayed by two days until January 18 over the threat of collision with space debris, a source in the space sector has said.
The orbit of the International Space Station will be raised Thursday by nearly two kilometers to ensure safe docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft in February, a spokesman for Russia’s mission control center said.
The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) will be raised on Thursday by nearly one kilometer to ensure safe docking of Russia’s Soyuz piloted spacecraft with new crew members, a spokesman for the Russian space agency Roscosmos said.
The first-ever Japanese commander of the International Space Station said Tuesday he plans to treat fellow residents at the orbital outpost to traditional Japanese food, including sushi.