Four astronauts riding a newly designed spacecraft from Elon Musk’s SpaceX docked with the International Space Station (ISS), in the first crewed mission on a privately built space capsule purchased by NASA.
Russia is unlikely to participate in the Moon-orbiting station planned by the United States, a Russian official said, marking the probable end of the type of close cooperation seen for two decades on the International Space Station (ISS).
A Russian cosmonaut and two US astronauts arrived on Friday at the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, five months after the failed launch of a rocket carrying two of the passengers.
NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who, together with Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin, did not reach the International Space Station (ISS) in October due to the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle accident, may go for a year-long flight on the station in March, a Russian space industry source told Sputnik on Sunday.
The Russian Progress MS-11 cargo spacecraft will for the second time fly to the International Space Station (ISS) under the three-hour scheme, circling Earth twice, in March 2019, a source in the aerospace industry told Sputnik.
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship, carrying lettuce seeds, lab mice and an inflatable pop-up room, arrived at a crowded International Space Station (ISS) on April 10 where six spacecraft are now docked.