Russian module gives ISS a push

After an accident with the thrusters, the ISS briefly became unbalanced. NASA does not yet dare to launch the Starliner spacecraft. Today it should have happened: the launch of Boeing’s Starliner. After the ‘failed’ previous test flight, the spacecraft should prove itself in the rematch. However, the test flight has now been unexpectedly postponed. This … Read more

Russia confirms normal operation of ISS after Nauka module incident

The International Space Station (ISS) is performing well following the unexpected restart of the engines of the Russian Nauka module after it docked with the ISS on Thursday, Russian space agency Roscosmos reported on Friday. Due to a short-lived software failure, a direct command was executed in error, subsequently reactivating the module’s motors, and changing … Read more

Russian science module Nauka docked with the ISS

After an eight-day trip to space and almost 15 years late, the new Russian science module Nauka docked Thursday at the International Space Station (ISS). He did, however, experience a temporary propellant problem. A few hours after docking, the cosmonauts indeed reported the unexpected ignition of Nauka’s engines, forcing them to turn on those of … Read more

A Russian space module docks with the ISS for the first time in 11 years

Published: 29 Jul 2021 15:38 GMT The ‘Nauka’ module will replace the Pirs module, which undocked from the International Space Station and fell into the Pacific Ocean on July 26. This Thursday, the new Russian module-laboratory ‘Nauka’ docks to the International Space Station. It was launched on July 21 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and is … Read more

How to watch the Boeing Starliner launch after the 2019 Space Taxi failure to reach the ISS

NASA will show coverage of the second unmanned flight test of the Boeing Starliner space taxi later this week. The Starliner capsule will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, July 30 at 2:53 pm EDT. The event will be broadcast on NASA’s NASA TV … Read more

A murderous struggle to host the Russian Science module on the ISS continues

On July 21, after more than two decades of preparations and delays, the Russian Science module was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome towards the International Space Station. What has been happening since then is more like an American blockbuster. It is still unknown whether the mission will be a spectacular success or a failure. Science … Read more

VIDEO: A fascinating ‘timelapse’ shows the flight of the ISS over Europe

Published: 25 Jul 2021 23:24 GMT The tour begins in the Canary Islands, in Spain, and moves towards the east of our planet. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) published an impressive fast-motion video this weekend showing European countries as seen from the International Space Station (ISS). “This is how it … Read more

The Pirs module is finally decoupled from the ISS after three postponements

ISS SPACE Moscow, Jul 26 (EFE) .- The Russian Pirs module together with the Progress MS-16 freighter undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday after three consecutive postponements and were sunk in the Pacific Ocean to make way for the multipurpose laboratory Naúka, which will arrive at the orbital platform on Thursday. The … Read more

Launch of Russian ‘Nauka’ module for ISS approved, first since 2010

Published: 21 Jul 2021 08:04 GMT The launch is scheduled to take place at 14:58 (GMT) on July 21 with a Proton M rocket. A Proton-M rocket with the ‘Nauka’ module on board has obtained this Wednesday the approval of a state commission to be launched towards the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur … Read more