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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.

  • Second spacewalk of 2016 conducted by cosmonaut duo

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 3rd, 2016

    Two Russian cosmonauts stepped outside of the International Space Station (ISS) on Feb. 3, 2016 to retrieve and deploy several experiments attached to the Zvezda and Poisk modules of the Russian Orbital Segment of the orbiting laboratory.

  • The ‘Force’ is strong with Expedition 45

    Jason RhianFebruary 13th, 2015

    For some time now, NASA has taken to adapting iconic sci-fi, action and fantasy movie posters, and has produced images highlighting upcoming missions that the space agency is about to take part in. For the Expedition 45 crew, it was, “all too easy” to get the six space flyers that will comprise the crew to put […]