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2009-05-13 13:20:03

Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday that the country will charge US astronauts $51 million per return trip to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2012 and will resume selling seats to space tourists.

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2009-05-12 10:25:17

Since the inception of NASA, the space agency has designed all of its own rockets, spacecrafts and orbiters. However, after nearly half a century it has finally approved the outsourcing of equipment enabling manned space missions to private contractors.

2009-04-08 02:44:00

Simonyi Made History as the First Repeat Private Space Explorer VIENNA, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Adventures, Ltd., the only company that provides human space missions to the world marketplace, today announced that its client Charles Simonyi and his crew successfully landed in the Kazakhstan steppes after a visit to the International Space Station (ISS).

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2009-04-07 10:15:00

The federal space agency, Roscosmos, chose RSC Energia on Monday to develop its next-generation Russian manned spacecraft.

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2009-04-04 07:55:00

The Russian space agency is set to announce development plans on Monday for a next-generation manned spacecraft.

2009-03-19 08:00:00

Simonyi Makes History as the First Repeat Private Space Explorer VIENNA, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for his March 26 launch, Charles Simonyi has outlined the mission objectives he hopes to achieve during his second visit to the International Space Station (ISS). Dr.

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2009-03-17 07:05:00

The Russian space program is looking to send a rocket carrying cosmonauts to the moon by 2018.

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2009-03-09 13:47:12

NASA Television will air the launch of the next residents of the International Space Station and the return of the current station crew.

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2009-03-06 06:50:00

Software mogul Charles Simonyi told reporters on Thursday that he pays no mind to the additional $10 million he will pay to Russia for his upcoming journey into space.

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2009-02-13 15:45:00

In an unprecendented event, two satellites collided on Tuesday, creating thousands of pieces of potentially dangerous space debris.


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