The Russian space agency announced its plan to launch a manned mission to the moon and starts simulating lunar landing.
The European Space Agency (ESA) plans to work with the Russian space program in exploring the moon.
ExoMars spacecraft makes its first critical maneuver, fine-tuning its path towards Mars.
Three astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) successfully landed back to Earth on June 18. Although generally smooth, the capsule landed on its side after being swept by the air in Kazakhstan.
Three astronauts aboard the ISS will be welcomed back to Earth on June 18 as they return from their ISS duty. The trio will be transported by the Soyuz spacecraft for their trip back home.
Russian space rocket corporation unveils its reusable space shuttle which can transport crew from the ISS to the moon in just five days.
ESA is preparing for their Lunar Mission in 2020 aboard Russia's Luna 27. For their moon mission, they are developing a lunar ice drill which can dig holes on the surface of the moon.
The recently cancelled launched of an unmanned aircraft angered Russian President Vladimir Putin, who then asked for a shake-up with the Russian space agency to limit the "glitches" which caused delays in their space programs.
Man is one step closer to setting foot on the Red Planet, according to NASA. The space agency, which recently announced the historic discovery of flowing water on Mars, has just announced an updated plan for 'The Journey to Mars.'
It looks like they may need to start building an aviary in space. A Kounotori, which translates from Japanese to "white stork," is currently escorting a flock of fourteen Doves to the International Space Station.
The final preparations are underway to put a Russian and American astronaut into space for a full year - an important step as each country's respective space agencies prepare to move humanity's explorers into deeper space.
The International Space Station (ISS) will soon be fully crewed with six astronauts and cosmonauts once more, enabling a full start of the 41st expedition. The current crew of three are expecting the arrival of the SpaceX CRS-4 Dragon today and soon-after will receive the next batch of crewmates with open arms.
Three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) touched down on solid earth for the first time in 169 days on Wednesday, marking an end to one of the most intensive research stints that NASA astronauts and Roscosmos cosmonauts have ever been on.
In some bizarre twist of fate, plankton from Earth's sea has reportedly wound up on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS). Experts know that certain bacteria can survive in space given the right conditions, but plankton is certainly not one of them. This of course raises the question, "how the heck did they get there?"
Russia's Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has still not regained control of the unmanned Foton-M4, a biosatellite that is refusing to communicate with mission control. Experts do report that the five geckos onboard are doing fine and are likely to start "getting busy," unaware that anything is the matter.