BAIKONUR, March 29 (RIA Novosti) – The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft, carrying new crew members to the International Space Station (ISS), docked with the station as scheduled on Friday, a spokesman for the Russian space agency Roscosmos said.
“The docking was… Continue reading
An U.S. military plane assigned to a Washington state Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island crashed on Monday morning during a routine training flight, killing all three crew members on board, Navy officials said.
The plane, a Northrop Grumman… Continue reading
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today published its proposal to amend the current EU rules on flight and duty time limitations and rest requirements (FTL) for commercial air transport. Released in a final proposal known as an Opinion, the… Continue reading
HOUSTON, Sept. 14, 2012 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and NASA recently established the firm baseline configuration for the company’s Commercial Crew Transportation System, achieving the first performance milestone in NASA’s… Continue reading
Boeing recently demonstrated the dual-role propulsion features and performance of the Orbital Maneuvering Attitude Control (OMAC) engine on the service module for the company’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft. The tests were conducted at NASA’s White Sands Test Facility, N.M.,… Continue reading
A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts docked with the International Space Station (ISS) early on Thursday, beginning a four-month mission aboard the orbiting complex.
A Russian Soyuz TMA-04M capsule carrying NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and… Continue reading
The Russian spacecraft Soyuz TMA-04M has been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It is taking three crew members to the International Space Station.
The trio will arrive at the station on Wednesday, joining three other Expedition 31 members,… Continue reading
Boeing successfully completed a parachute drop test of the company’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft today at the Delmar Dry Lake Bed near Alamo, Nev. CST-100 is part of the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System (CCTS), which will provide the… Continue reading
HOUSTON, March 13, 2012 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] successfully completed a Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the company’s integrated Commercial Crew Space Transportation system, which includes the Crew Space Transportation… Continue reading
The launch of a Soyuz capsule carrying the new International Space Station (ISS) crew may be postponed over faults in the capsule’s assembly. The three new crew members – Gennady Padalka, Sergei Revin and Joseph Acaba – are currently scheduled… Continue reading