ISS

Glitch kills Nauka’s engine, scientists fight to save it

Computer glitch disrupts operations of Nauka, ISS’ new module, as scientists scramble to save the multi-billion project....


ROSS, the new Russian space station: when and why?

Recently, Russia revealed a decision to abandon the ISS on favor of a national space station. What was the reason behind that, and how realistic is the plan?...


AeroBrief | Emirates profit drops 86%

After anticipatory warning that its finance sheets are not going to look good, Emirates finally revealed just how much its profit dropped....


Engine failure on Soyuz rocket after take-off

An engine failure occurred during the launch of the Soyuz MS-10 rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, with two astronauts on board. They were both brought back to Earth safe and sound....


Opinion: financing and regulating trips to the final frontier

To the ordinary person, commercial space travel may seem like a pipe dream, but at an embryonic level a few well-funded space companies are creaking into action. Most of these space tourism products and technologies are still in their early stages, so for a commercial company setting a price is a delicate balancing act....


Russia does not rule out deliberate sabotage of the ISS

On August 29, 2018, a pressure leak was detected by flight controllers aboard the International Space Station (ISS). At first thought to be due to a meteorite impact, it turns out the leak was due to a man-made hole. Could it be intentional?...


Russia launches three astronauts to ISS

On March 21, 2018, a rocket carrying two American and a Russian astronauts has been successfully launched from Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The three men crew should take two days to arrive on the International Space Station.  ...