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  • ISS Expedition 64 crew launches to ISS in record time

    Cullen DesforgesOctober 16th, 2020

    On Wednesday, October 14 at 1:45 AM EDT, three astronauts and their Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft left the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a six month mission to the International Space Station.

  • Lost on Mars: Schiaparelli lander falls silent shortly before touchdown

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 20th, 2016

    ESA still awaits a signal from its ExoMars "Schiaparelli" module, which was expected to land on Mars at 10:48 a.m. EDT (14:48 GMT) on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Contact with the spacecraft was lost about a minute before the planned touchdown on the Martian surface.

  • Progress M-24M launches to International Space Station with cargo and crew supplies

    David DarlingJuly 23rd, 2014

    Roscosmos launched the uncrewed Progress M-24M cargo vehicle, to the International Space Station (ISS), today, Wednesday July 23. The supply ship blasted off at 5:44 p.m. EDT (July 24, 3:44 a.m. local time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome located in Kazakhstan atop a Soyuz-U carrier rocket.

  • Russian Progress M-23M resupply vessel launches to ISS despite diplomatic tensions

    Josh TallisApril 9th, 2014

    Earlier today Russia’s Federal Space Agency, or Roscosmos, successfully launched the Progress M-23M resupply craft destined for the International Space Station (ISS). Lifting off atop a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan, Progress 23 is the second Russian unmanned resupply mission of 2014, a signal that despite diplomatic tensions between the United States and […]

  • Progress 23 readied to deliver supplies to International Space Station

    Jason RhianApril 8th, 2014

    A Russian Soyuz launch vehicle is being readied to launch the Progress M-23M (Progress 23) to the International Space Station (ISS). Liftoff is currently slated to take place from the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan on April 9 at 11:26 a.m. EDT (1526 GMT). This will mark the second flight of 2014 for Russia’s unmanned cargo […]

  • Progress 54 roars off Baikonur launch pad bound for International Space Station

    Jason RhianFebruary 5th, 2014

    The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) successfully launched the unmanned Progress 54 cargo resupply vessel to the International Space Station (ISS)earlier today. Liftoff occurred at the very opening of the launch window at 11:23 a.m. EST (1623 GMT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrone located in Kazakhstan.

  • Russia set to launch Progress 54 to ISS, inks deal with NASA for more Soyuz seats

    Jason RhianFebruary 4th, 2014

    The Russian Federal Space Agency, more commonly known as “Roscosmos” is set to launch one of its venerable Soyuz rockets from Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan with the Progress 54 spacecraft bound for the International Space Station (ISS). This will be a night launch, taking place on February 5 at 11:23 a.m. EST (16:23 GMT). As the spacecraft’s […]