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A Soyuz capsule carrying 3 crew from the International Space Station lands safely in Kazakhstan

Apr. 06, 2024 07:23 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian space capsule with two women and one man safely landed in a steppe in Kazakhstan on Saturday after their missions aboard the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-24 carrying Russia’s Oleg Novitsky, NASA's Loral O'Hara and Marina Vasilevskaya of...

NASA probes whether object that crashed into Florida home came from space station

Apr. 04, 2024 12:44 PM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — NASA says it's investigating whether an object that crashed into the roof of a home in southwest Florida last month came from the international space station. Workers for the space agency picked up the object from the homeowner in Naples, Florida, last week and...

Russian Soyuz spacecraft with 3 astronauts docks at the International Space Station

Mar. 25, 2024 12:02 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian spacecraft with three astronauts successfully docked Monday at the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-25 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Tracy Dyson, Russian Oleg Novitsky and Marina Vasilevskaya of Belarus reached the space outpost after...

A Russian Soyuz rocket with 3 astronauts blasts off to the International Space Station

Mar. 23, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station blasted off Saturday, two days after its launch was aborted at the last minute. The spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Tracy Dyson, Russian Oleg Novitsky and Marina Vasilevskaya of...

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying 3 astronauts has blasted off on its way to the International Space Station

Mar. 23, 2024 08:42 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying 3 astronauts has blasted off on its way to the International Space Station.

Four astronauts from four countries return to Earth after six months in orbit

Mar. 12, 2024 10:20 AM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Four astronauts from four countries caught a lift back to Earth with SpaceX on Tuesday to end a half-year mission at the International Space Station. Their capsule streaked across the U.S. in the predawn darkness and splashed into the Gulf of Mexico near...

4 new astronauts head to the International Space Station for a 6-month stay

Mar. 04, 2024 00:14 AM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Four astronauts headed to the International Space Station on Sunday where they will oversee the arrivals of two new rocketships during their half-year stint. SpaceX’s Falcon rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center, carrying NASA’s Matthew...

Movie Review: It’s lonely out in space for Adam Sandler in pensive sci-fi psychodrama ‘Spaceman’

Feb. 28, 2024 21:46 PM EST

David Bowie’s Major Tom, sitting in his tin can. Elton John’s Rocket Man, missing Earth and his wife. Matt Damon in “The Martian,” left behind to starve. Matthew McConaughey in “Interstellar,” weeping as he watches his kids age without him. Much art has been made of the...

Russian space officials say air leak at International Space Station poses no danger to its crew

Feb. 28, 2024 16:43 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian space officials on Wednesday acknowledged a continuing air leak from the Russian segment of the International Space Station, but said it poses no danger to its crew. The Roscosmos state corporation said that specialists were monitoring the leak and the crew...

Turkey hails its first astronaut who returned from a 3-week mission to International Space Station

Feb. 12, 2024 05:11 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s first astronaut returned home to a hero’s welcome Monday, portrayed as a symbol of the country’s advances in technology and aerospace. Alper Gezeravci was greeted by bouquet-laden children at Ankara’s Esenboga Airport as he returned from a private...