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ISS Expedition 63 crew returns home safelyCullen DesforgesOctober 22nd, 2020
On October 21, 2020, the Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft carrying the Expedition 63 crew members departed the International Space Station, successfully returning NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, and Russian Cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner back to planet Earth at a landing site in Kazakhstan.
Final Kounotori cargo spacecraft leaves ISSDerek RichardsonAugust 18th, 2020
After more than a decade of service, Japan’s final first-generation HTV cargo resupply spacecraft has departed the International Space Station, setting the stage for a new HTV-X vehicle capable of service in low Earth orbit and beyond.
Demo-2 Crew Dragon splashes down after 2-month missionDerek RichardsonAugust 2nd, 2020
After two months aboard the International Space Station, Dragonship Endeavour with its two-person astronaut crew is back on Earth, having splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.
Progress MS-15 cargo ship takes ‘express lane’ to ISSDerek RichardsonJuly 23rd, 2020
The Russian Progress MS-15 cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station in a reported record time to deliver supplies and experiments to the Expedition 63 crew, despite a last-second misalignment.
Spacewalkers set the stage for future ISS additionsDerek RichardsonJuly 21st, 2020
NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken completed their fourth spacewalk in less than a month to upgrade the International Space Station, setting the stage for future additions to the 20-year-old outpost.
Crew Dragon Endeavour docks with International Space StationDerek RichardsonMay 31st, 2020
Less than 19 hours after soaring into orbit from Florida, SpaceX’s Demo-2 Crew Dragon mission with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken has reached the International Space Station.
Japan launches its last ‘white stork’ to the International Space StationDerek RichardsonMay 20th, 2020
Lifting off from its seaside launchpad, Japan’s final H-2B rocket sent the final Kounotori cargo ship into orbit to service the International Space Station.
NG-13 Cygnus departs ISS for extended missionDerek RichardsonMay 11th, 2020
After 83 days attached to the International Space Station, the three-person Expedition 63 crew today bid farewell to the NG-13 Cygnus cargo ship after it supplied the outpost with some 3,400 kilograms of supplies and equipment.
Yevgeny Mikrin, General Designer of Russian space program, dead at age 64Sean CostelloMay 5th, 2020
The Russian space community is mourning the tragic loss of their General Designer, with Roscosmos confirming today that Yevgeny Anatolyevich Mikrin died in hospital on May 5, 2020, at the age of 64.
Progress 75 resupply ship docks at International Space StationSean CostelloApril 25th, 2020
At 1:12am EDT on April 25, 2020, the uncrewed Progress 75 Russian resupply ship successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS).