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Year-Long Manned Missions In Space Could Be A Reality By 2015
2012-10-03 09:40:33

It has been decided by International Space Station (ISS) partners that special crews aboard the orbiting lab will partake in year-long missions potentially beginning in March 2015...

Top Russian Space Official Resigns After Proton-M Rocket Failure
2012-08-17 08:26:19

Ten days after a Russian space rocket failed to put two communication satellites into orbit, the head of the company in charge of building the particular rocket handed his resignation.

Medvedev Orders Russian Space Agency Shakeup
2012-08-15 09:22:30

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered the government to work out a plan to improve Russia's space industry organizations.

Russian Proton-M Rocket Suffers Booster Failure, Two Satellites Lost
2012-08-08 10:19:34

Russian space agency Roscosmos has been dealt another major blow to its faltering space program after a Monday launch of its Proton-M rocket failed to lift two satellites into orbit.

Russia Considering Cooperation In JUICE Jupiter Mission
2012-07-25 05:25:46

The Russian space agency is considering participating in a developing project to send a spacecraft to Jupiter.

Progress Resupply Vessel Fails To Dock With ISS
2012-07-24 07:50:45

Russia’ Progress M-15M cargo ship, which had been docked with the International Space Station (ISS) since late April, has failed to re-dock with the orbiting lab during a test of new docking gear for Russian flights, according to US and Russian space agencies on Tuesday.

Russia Planning Manned Moon Landings By 2018
2012-07-20 14:15:16

Despite a string of failed mission launches, equipment losses, and launch setbacks over the past year, Russia is looking to restore its integrity by developing a manned spacecraft that will have humans stepping foot on the Moon again for the first time in more than 40 years.

International Space Station Crew Blasts Off
2012-07-15 06:19:21

A Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft carrying three new crew members to the International Space Station (ISS) departed from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan shortly before 11pm EDT Saturday night.

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2012-07-13 11:35:26

A conferenceheld at the Farnborough International Airshow included international leaders from government, space agencies and the space industry.

2012-07-08 09:32:38

NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of prelaunch, launch and docking activities of the next trio of crew members who will fly to the International Space Station.


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