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December 14, 2018 8:20 AM Russia to launch military satellite IN WEEKS

RUSSIAN defence chiefs are preparing to boost their military capabilities with the launch of the new-generation Meridian satellite in the New Year. Officials said the satellite would be taken into orbit on a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the first quarter of 2019. A source said: "The spacecraft is expected to be brought to Plesetsk 29

December 12, 2018 9:19 AM Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts have used knives and shears to cut samples from around a hole in the Soyuz spacecraft, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill. Roscosmos space agency says it wants to find out whether the 2mm puncture was made on Earth or in space. It has ruled out a manufacturing defect and says it may have been deliberate sabotage 20

December 3, 2018 11:49 AM Russia successfully launches manned Soyuz rocket following October failure

Three astronauts - NASA's Anne McClain, Russia's Oleg Kononenko, and Canada's David Saint-Jacques - make it safely into orbit. NASA's Anne McClain, Russia's Oleg Kononenko, Canada's David Saint-Jacques were aboard the launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Monday as part of Expedition 58. After launching at 11.31am GMT the three are set to dock at the International 38

October 11, 2018 10:36 AM Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

A capsule carrying the two crew members of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan. Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague are reported to be "in good condition", both Nasa and Russian media said. The rocket had taken off for the International Space Station (ISS) when it suffered a problem 42

October 11, 2018 9:08 AM NASA rocket rescue: US and Russian astronauts in ISS emergency after Soyuz rocket failure

A RUSSIAN Soyuz rocket carrying one Russian and one US astronaut has been forced to make an emergency landing after a failure was detected shortly after take-off from Kazakhstan. Russian news agencies reported that booster rockets carrying the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on a mission headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air, forcing the crew to abort 26

September 5, 2018 9:54 AM I was just putting up a shelf, admits Russian astronaut

AN astronaut on the International Space Station forgot there was just space outside when he drilled a hole for a shelf, he has admitted. Ivan Bobrov told investigators he caused an air leak while trying to give the Soyuz craft’s interior ‘a bit of sprucing up’, adding that he watched a lot of DIY SOS. He continued: “It’s just really bare and impersonal 22

September 5, 2018 4:06 AM Brighton Uni graduate chosen an astronaut for space odyssey

They were selected from 4,000 men and women who were tested for the UAE Astronaut Programme. One will fly into space next April as the first astronaut from the Emirates on a ten-day mission as part of the Russian space mission to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft. The second will serve as a replacement. Professor Debra 33

August 31, 2018 7:23 PM Russia: Space station air pressure restored after leak

Space station air pressure restored after leak that forced astronaut to plug hole with his FINGER Russia's space agency says air pressure on the International Space Station has been restored to proper levels after a leak was repaired. The leak, which was discovered Thursday, was traced to a small hole in one of the Russian Soyuz capsules docked at the station 44

February 11, 2018 11:41 AM Russia aborts rocket launch to the ISS with one minute to go

Roscosmos delays the launch of an unmanned Soyuz rocket carrying supplies to the ISS after cancelling lift-off at the last minute. Roscosmos announced a two-day delay of the Soyuz rocket launch after the lift-off was cancelled, setting a new date of 13 February. In a statement, the agency explained: "During the launch, an order was made for the engines 58

January 14, 2018 1:43 PM Major Tim Peake's space capsule to land at NRM in York

THE spacecraft which transported British astronaut Tim Peake to and from the International Space Station, will be welcomed at York’s National Railway Museum on Wednesday. Displayed on the Great Hall’s historic turntable along with its original 25m parachute, the Soyuz TMA-19M capsule will form the centrepiece of a new display. The spacecraft is visiting 30