Chinese astronauts blast off to space station as construction enters high gear

Chinese astronauts blast off to space station as construction enters high gear

China sent three astronauts on Sunday on a six-month long mission to oversee a pivotal period of construction of its space station, whose final modules are due to be launched in the coming months.

Russian crew return to Earth after filming first movie in space

Russian crew return to Earth after filming first movie in space

A Russian actress and a film director returned to Earth Sunday after spending 12 days on the International Space Station (ISS) shooting scenes for the first movie in orbit.

Russian crew set to blast off to film first movie in space

Russian crew set to blast off to film first movie in space

Russia on Tuesday is set to launch an actress and film director into space in a historic bid to best the United States to film the first movie in orbit.

ISS astronauts splash down off Florida on SpaceX craft

ISS astronauts splash down off Florida on SpaceX craft

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts back to Earth splashed down off Panama City early Sunday, a NASA livestream showed.

Two Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut return from ISS

Two Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut return from ISS

Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut touched down Saturday on the steppe of Kazakhstan following a half-year mission on the International Space Station, footage broadcast by the Russian space agency showed

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS on Sunday

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS on Sunday

Four astronauts were poised to launch on the SpaceX Crew Dragon "Resilience" to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes will be many routine missions following a successful test flight in late spring.

Crew in no danger after ISS issues resolved: Russia

Crew in no danger after ISS issues resolved: Russia

The International Space Station is now working normally with no danger to its occupants after the crew managed to resolve a series of technical issues overnight, Russia's space agency said Tuesday.

SpaceX craft departs ISS for Earth

SpaceX craft departs ISS for Earth

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft shoved off from the International Space Station on Saturday with two US astronauts on board, beginning their journey back to Earth despite a storm threatening Florida.

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

Russia's space agency criticised US President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts from US soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

Nasa resumes human spaceflight from US soil after 9 years

Nasa resumes human spaceflight from US soil after 9 years

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts from US soil

Boeing's Starliner astronaut capsule scores 'bull's-eye' landing in New Mexico

Boeing's Starliner astronaut capsule scores 'bull's-eye' landing in New Mexico

Boeing Co's Starliner astronaut spacecraft landed in the New Mexico desert on Sunday, the company said

Timer error foils Boeing's test capsule mission to space station

Timer error foils Boeing's test capsule mission to space station

A timer error prevented Boeing Co's new astronaut capsule on Friday from reaching the orbit it needed to get to the International Space Station