ISS astronauts gear up for 10 spacewalks in 3 months
Thursday, October 3, 2019, 5:43 PM
International Space Station (ISS) astronauts are planning to carry out 10 spacewalks over the next three months, NASA revealed. This may turn out to be a record pace as it has not been experienced since the assembly of the $100-billion space station was completed in 2011, it added. The first, five-spacewalk set is scheduled to begin on October 6.
Russia's First Humanoid Robot 'Fedor' Leaves International Space Station
Saturday, September 7, 2019, 8:38 AM
A lifesize Russian robot known as 'Fedor' successfully departed the International Space Station Friday, two-weeks after an aborted docking attempt delayed its arrival. A live translation from Russian space agency Roscosmos showed a Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft leaving the ISS. Roscosmos said the ship would land in Kazakhstan overnight. Such robots will eventually carry out dangerous operations such as space-walks, according to the Russian space-agency.
Crew From Aborted Soyuz Rocket Dock Safely At ISS
Friday, March 15, 2019, 10:19 PM
NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin of Russian-space-agency Roscosmos have safely docked at ISS, five-months after their Soyuz rocket booster malfunctioned soon after launch, the US space agency has said. The two were joined by NASA astronaut Christina Hammock Koch for the launch at 3.14p.m., on Thursday aboard the Russian Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft from Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan, NASA said in a statement.