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  • Veteran Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, 3 others resigning

    Derek RichardsonApril 27th, 2017

    At least four Russian cosmonauts, including veteran space flyer Gennady Padalka, are set to leave the Russian cosmonaut corps either by free will or because of health reasons, according to a report from the Russian government news agency Tass.

  • Expedition 42 crew returns safely to Earth

    Joe LatrellMarch 12th, 2015

    Expedition 42’s Soyuz (TMA-14M) spacecraft landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan last night at 10:07 p.m. EDT (0207 GMT). Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore of NASA, and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) were helped out of their capsule by Russian recovery teams after their successful 167-day stay on board […]

  • Expedition 41 set to launch from Kazakhstan

    SpaceFlight InsiderSeptember 24th, 2014

    Beginning with the launch of SpaceX CRS-4 on Sept. 21 and the successful docking of its Dragon cargo capsule, the International Space Station is experiencing quite a busy week. The excitement is not over yet however, as the orbital laboratory is preparing for another visit. This time, the space station will welcome more than just cargo […]