VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV / The Associated PressFeb 6, 2020
She completes the longest spaceflight for a woman after nearly 11 months in orbit as three from International Space Station crew return. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
MARCIA DUNN / The Associated PressMar 3, 2019
Dragon's docking is the first time in eight years a U.S.-made spacecraft capable of launching astronauts has flown to the orbiting outpost. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
DMITRY LOVETSKY / The Associated PressOct 11, 2018
A booster rocket failed less than two minutes after launching toward the International Space Station, forcing an emergency landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 14, 2010
The space shuttle Atlantis is prepped and ready to launch into space one last time, the first of three final flights for each of NASA’s soon-to-be-retired shuttles. She will carry with her six veteran astronauts, a Russian module bound for the International Space Station and a heap of unanswered questions about the future of the manned space program. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 1, 2010
As if there wasn't enough to attend to on Earth at the moment, President Barack Obama also has to focus on US plans in space As members of his administration announced Sunday (continued). Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 24, 2009
The problem with opening a decision to public input is that you could be stuck with a silly outcome, as NASA has learned after the word Colbert became the runaway winner in a contest to name a new room of NASA's international space station. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 15, 2007
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is shooting down a proposition from Russia to swap out the US's planned missile shield in Eastern Europe for a radar system in Azerbaijan, according to the Associated Press Meanwhile, ABC News reports that higher-ups from Russia's Energia Space Rocket Corp are concerned that U-originated equipment aboard the space station may have caused a "fatal flaw" in the works. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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