space station

China launches crewed mission to complete space station construction 

The Shenzhou-14 spacecraft carrying astronauts Chen Dong, Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe, was lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

published on : 5th June 2022

China sending up next space station crew in June

China's ambitious space programme launched its first astronaut into orbit in 2003, landed robot rovers on the moon in 2013, and on Mars last year. 

published on : 17th April 2022

SpaceX launches 3 visitors to space station for USD 55 million each

It’s SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for NASA.

published on : 9th April 2022

First private mission to International Space Station set to launch

The team will carry out scientific research projects, including ageing in space, experiments with stem cells, and a technology demonstration of a self-assembling spacecraft.

published on : 8th April 2022

Russian official says future of International Space Station uncertain amid sanctions from stakeholders

The head of Russia's Roscosmos state agency told reporters on Saturday morning that the agency was preparing a report on the prospects of international cooperation at the station.

published on : 2nd April 2022

China tests rocket engine for future space lab launches 

The rocket engine developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation will undergo over 20 more experimental tasks to further test its performance, the company said.

published on : 16th March 2022

Sanctions against Russia could cause International Space Station to crash: Roscosmos

Roscosmos said that the sanctions could disrupt the operation of Russian vessels servicing the ISS which could cause the structure to fall.

published on : 12th March 2022

China planning more than 50 space launches in 2022 

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said China will carry out more than 50 space launches in 2022, sending over 140 spacecraft into space.

published on : 10th February 2022

China says its space station will be ready this year 

Once ready, China will be the only country to own a space station of its own as the International Space Station (ISS) of Russia is a collaborative project of several countries.

published on : 6th January 2022

Chinese web users blast Musk over space station near-misses

Chinese social media users blasted Musk and his companies over the incident, with one hashtag racking up 87 million views on Dec 28.

published on : 28th December 2021

Japanese space tourists safely return to Earth

Fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa and his producer Yozo Hirano were the first self-paying tourists to visit the space station since 2009.

published on : 20th December 2021

Japanese tycoon takes off for International Space Station

Fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa and producer Yozo Hirano are the first self-paying tourists to visit the space station since 2009.

published on : 8th December 2021

Space junk forces spacewalk delay, too risky for astronauts

The space station and its crew of seven have been at increased risk from space junk since Russia destroyed a satellite in a missile test two weeks ago.

published on : 30th November 2021

New Russian module launched to International Space Station

A Russian rocket blasted off successfully on Wednesday to deliver a new docking module to the International Space Station.

published on : 24th November 2021

Russia rejects accusations of endangering International Space Station astronauts

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also charged that it is hypocrisy to say that Russia creates risks for peaceful activities in space.

published on : 16th November 2021
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