AFP (June 11, 2015) Two Western astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday, safely returning to Earth after their flight back home was delayed for a month by a Russian rocket failure.
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NASA (Mar. 7, 2014) Crew congratulates "Gravity," preps for return to Earth, SPHERES Slosh and studying microbes in and on astronauts. Question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us.
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AFP (Sep. 12, 2015) Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka returns safely to Earth with two other astronauts from the International Space Station Saturday with the record for having spent the most time in space.
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AFP (Sep. 11, 2013) Three astronauts returned to Earth Wednesday on board a Russian Soyuz capsule after a half-year mission on the International Space Station (ISS), landing in Kazakhstan, mission control in Moscow ... watch video
AP (Nov. 10, 2013) A Russian space capsule carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan. ... watch video
NASA (Apr. 26, 2013) During an Earth Day visit to Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver received a tour of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission control room and was briefed on Goddard Earth ... watch video
Oct. 20, 2016 The sun is constantly changing. Material courses through not only the star itself, but throughout its expansive atmosphere. Understanding the dance of this charged gas is a ... read more
Oct. 21, 2016 NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli entry, descent ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 The Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) of ESA's ExoMars 2016 has successfully performed the long 139-minute burn required to be captured by Mars and entered an elliptical orbit around ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Hydrogen. Atomic number 1. It is the simplest and lightest element on the periodic table, but don't be fooled by its humble appearance. With just a single proton and a single ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Researcher pored through more than 10 years of existing Chandra X-ray Observatory data and found stars that repeatedly survive quick, massive surges in space energy. There ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 After the first direct detection of gravitational waves that was announced last February by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and made news all over the world, two researchers set out to test whether ... read more
Apr. 9, 2015 You always want to be the last man standing, especially at NASA. Optimal functional performance, such as standing, is taken even more seriously when preparing for future missions to Mars and beyond. ... read more
Feb. 11, 2015 Space travel may severely impair the body's ability to regulate blood rushing to the brain, which could contribute to the temporary or permanent vision problems experienced by astronauts, an ... read more
Mar. 29, 2014 New findings from a study of 12 astronauts show the heart becomes more spherical when exposed to long periods of microgravity in space, a change that could lead to cardiac problems, according to ... read more
Oct. 5, 2012 SpaceX is set to launch the first of a dozen operational missions for NASA to deliver more than 1,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station on Oct. 7. Launch time is 8:35 p.m. from ... read more