Russian law enforcement investigate Int’l Space Station hole

Space 12/24/18, 09:52

A Russian cosmonaut who explored a mysterious hole in a capsule docked to the International Space Station says Russian law enforcement agencies are investigating what caused the opening. Sergei Prokopyev said Monday that investigators were looking at samples he and crewmate Oleg Kononenko collected during a Dec. 12 spacewalk. Prokopyev and ...

With a smirk, official says Russia will verify moon landings

Europe 11/24/18, 14:25

The head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency has said that a proposed Russian mission to the moon will be tasked with verifying that the American moon landings were real, though he appeared to be making a joke."We have set this objective to fly and verify whether they've been there or ...

Russian, US officials hail their cooperation in space

Space 11/19/18, 13:21

Russian and U.S. space officials have hailed joint work in space, saying that their cooperation has remained strong despite political tensions.Roscosmos director Dmitry Rogozin said Monday that "we absolutely trust each other and political winds haven't touched us."Russia-U.S. ties have been strained over Ukraine, Syria and the allegations of Russian ...

US, Russian astronauts reach Russia after emergency landing

Europe 10/12/18, 04:04

A U.S. astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut have arrived in the Moscow region following a failed launch to the International Space Station that forced an emergency landing.In this photo provided by Roscosmos, U.S. astronaut Nick Hague, right, embraces his wife Catie in Baikonur airport, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after ...

Russian space chief: No ‘2nd-tier status’ with NASA outpost

Space 09/22/18, 10:58

Russia's space agency chief said Saturday that it wouldn't accept a second-tier role in a NASA-led plan to build an outpost near the moon, but Roscosmos spokesman quickly clarified that Russia is still staying in the project.Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying that Russia ...

Russian cosmonauts to conduct spacewalk to probe into leak

Science 09/18/18, 16:04

A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.The leak was spotted last month in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the station. The crew of three Americans, two Russians and a German quickly ...

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