Russia's space agency says glitch in manned Soyuz landing

2017-10-18 19:29

Russia's space agency says a manned Soyuz rocket suffered a partial loss of pressure as it returned to Earth earlier this year.

Contact lost with unmanned ISS cargo ship: Russia

2016-12-01 20:13

An unmanned cargo ship travelling to the International Space Station burned up in the atmosphere shortly after launching, the Russian space agency has said, raising concerns over space travel safety.

Russia to launch first space rocket from Vostochny pad in late April

2016-03-30 16:03

Russia will launch its first space rocket from the newly built Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East sometime within the last 10 days of April

Carrier rocket caused failure of Russian spacecraft

2015-05-12 21:21

A Russian mission to resupply the International Space Station failed because of a fault with the carrier rocket, the head of Roscosmos space agency says.


Russian, American two-man crew reaches ISS

2017-04-20 22:30

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian and an American has reached the International Space Station completing the first two-man flight to the ISS in over a decade.

Mars probe sends first pictures home

2016-04-14 22:00

The Euro-Russian spacecraft ExoMars, launched towards the Red Planet last month, has sent home its first pictures from space.

Europe-Russia mission departs for Mars

2016-03-15 18:44

A joint European-Russian mission aiming to search for traces of life on Mars has left Earth's orbit at the start of a seven-month unmanned space journey.

Russia to build own space station by 2023

2015-04-16 19:06

Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin says.

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