Yurchikin and Fischer will return to Earth on June 2 after a 135-day mission, and filling the third seat of their flight is astronaut Whitson. Soyuz MS-04 is the 50th Soyuz spacecraft launched to the ISS.
Three ISS crew, including former commander Shane Kimbrough, returned to Earth. This means NASA's female astronaut Peggy Whitson is now the commander of the space station.
SpaceX won't shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017. The planned mission was moved to 2018 after successfully completing two test flights.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is making its first scientific observations on Mars. Science teams are calibrating their instruments and are about to make the first test observations.
Three astronauts aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft successfully arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) and will begin their six-month stay at the orbiting laboratory.
The Russian rocket that will transport three astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) is up and ready the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan.
The European Space Agency (ESA) may have lost its Schiaparelli Mars lander during its descent on the Red Planet, but its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, is still orbiting Mars and will begin conducting science observations soon.
China has formed an alliance with Russia, India, Brazil and South Africa when it comes to space exploration and has expressed its interest in Russian rockets.
Three astronauts have successfully landed their Soyuz spacecraft on Earth after a 115-day mission on the International Space Station.
Three new astronauts left the Earth and are bound for the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-02.
Europe’s Schiaparelli Mars lander has successfully separated from its mothership and is on target to land on the Red Planet.
The European-Russian joint mission ExoMars will be entering the Red Planet’s orbit and land the Schiaparelli demonstrator module on its surface this month.
Images from ESA reveal a swirling Martian valley that could have once hosted life. The same spot could become the landing site for the ExoMars mission.
The Russian space agency announced its plan to launch a manned mission to the moon and starts simulating lunar landing.