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Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

Dec 03 2018

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan A Russian-made Soyuz rocket blasted a three-man crew into orbit on Monday, beginning the first manned voyage to the International Space Station since a mission in October was aborted in midair because of a rocket malfunction. | Video

Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails

Oct 11 2018

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan A Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut were safe on Thursday after a Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station failed in mid-air two minutes after liftoff in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing. | Video

"Sojus"-Kapsel nach Start zur ISS wegen Panne notgelandet

Oct 11 2018

Baikonur Eine russische "Sojus"-Kapsel mit zwei Astronauten an Bord ist am Donnerstag kurz nach dem Start zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS wegen einer Panne der Trägerrakete in Kasachstan notgelandet.

"Sojus"-Kapsel nach Start zur ISS wegen Panne notgelandet

Oct 11 2018

Baikonur Eine russische "Sojus"-Kapsel mit zwei Astronauten an Bord ist am Donnerstag kurz nach dem Start zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS wegen einer Panne der Trägerrakete in Kasachstan notgelandet.

Rocket with 'Denmark's Gagarin' lifts off to space station

Sep 02 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, roared off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS).

Rocket with "Denmark's Gagarin" lifts off to space station

Sep 02 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, Sept 2 A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, roared off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS).

Space travel and sandwich wrappers

Oct 08 2014

As a great photographer once put it, “to take a good picture, come closer to the object.” But how on earth could I take a close-up shot of a Soyuz rocket as it blast off amid orange flames? Especially when, to comply with safety requirements, I was in a photography position over a kilometer away from the rocket.

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

Nov 11 2013

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

Nov 11 2013

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

Nov 11 2013

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.