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Space Adventures announced on Thursday that it will add another seat to a Soyuz spacecraft, which will take space tourists into orbit by 2015.
What is the future of spacecraft now that the space shuttle program is in the final stages of winding down?
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia will boost its efforts to explore the solar system and seek a bigger share of the market for space launches in the next decade.
Anatoly Perminov, the head of Roscosmos, Russiaâ€™s space agency, has announced he will be stepping down as he has reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 allowed for state officials.
A communications issue centered around a faulty transistor has delayed the launch date for a Russian-American crew who plan on rocketing to the International Space Station (ISS).
Most people are familiar with the space shuttle as the current primary means for NASA to carry astronauts into space -- however as the final flights of this complex and impressive machine are prepared, the design of the next space transportation system is being debated.
Aerospace giant Boeing is hard at work developing a new spaceship that will fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station, as the NASA space shuttle program is soon to be retired.
As NASA looks toward the retirement of its Shuttle program later this year, Russia announced Wednesday it will halt its space tourism program and concentrate on getting professional crews to the International Space Station once the US space program folds.
The International Space Station Program has won the 2009 Collier Trophy, which is considered the top award in aviation.
HOUSTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students of all ages can follow the "butterflynauts" aboard the International Space Station as they develop from larvae into Painted Lady butterflies. The educational experiment launched Nov.
Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...
International Space Station -- Continuing on from the United States' Skylab and Russia's Mir, the International Space Station (ISS) represents a permanent human presence in space. The space station is located in orbit around the Earth at an altitude of approximately 386 km, a type of orbit usually termed low Earth orbit. (The actual height varies over time by several kilometres due to atmospheric drag and reboosts.) It is serviced primarily by the Space Shuttle, and Soyuz and Progress...
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