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Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS

An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station on Tuesday, following a failed attempt over the weekend ...

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism -- with stays priced at $35,000 a night -- as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab.

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks on ISS

SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks on ISS

SpaceX's new Dragon capsule successfully docked on the International Space Station on Sunday, NASA and SpaceX confirmed during a live broadcast of the mission.

Cosmonaut shows space station hole to calm public

Cosmonaut shows space station hole to calm public

A cosmonaut on Monday showed off a hole in the International Space Station that caused loss of oxygen after Russia suggested the leak could have been caused deliberately.

'Victory' for US astronauts on critical spacewalk

'Victory' for US astronauts on critical spacewalk

Two US astronauts successfully embarked Tuesday on what NASA described as a ‘critical’ spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space Station.

Russian, American two-man crew blasts off to ISS

Russian, American two-man crew blasts off to ISS

A Russian and an American blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, the first two-person launch to the International Space Station in over a decade.

'Fire in space' experiment to kick off aboard US cargo ship

'Fire in space' experiment to kick off aboard US cargo ship

How does fire act in space? Researchers will soon find out, by igniting nine different materials aboard an unmanned spaceship on its way to a fiery re-entry to Earth's atmosphere, NASA said Monday.

US, Russian, Japanese astronauts return from ISS

US, Russian, Japanese astronauts return from ISS

Three astronauts landed safely in Kazakhstan Sunday following a 115-day mission aboard the the International Space Station, including US astronaut Kate Rubins, the first person to sequence DNA in space.

Three astronauts touch down after 6 months in space

Three astronauts touch down after 6 months in space

A three-man crew, including British astronaut Tim Peake, landed in the Kazakh steppe on Saturday after completing a six-month mission at the International Space Station (ISS).

Space station crew back on Earth after record US spaceflight

Space station crew back on Earth after record US spaceflight

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after nearly a year on the International Space Station, the longest US space mission on record.