International Space Station
A Russian spaceship took a shortcut to the International Space Station this past week, delivering a veteran cosmonaut, a rookie Italian astronaut and an American mother on her second flight to the outpost in less than six hours.Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 2:44am
A Soyuz carrying an American, Russian and Italian blasted off on Wednesday for a six-hour trip to the International Space Station, where the new crew will spend six months conducting a variety of experiments.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Commander Chris Hadfield leaves the International Space Station after five months with a fitting tribute14 May 2013 - 1:01pm
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has marked his upcoming departure from the International Space Station by singing a cover version of David Bowie's classic song Space Oddity recorded on the orbiting laboratory.14 May 2013 - 3:30am
In his latest dispatch from the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us what happens when you feel like you just need to let it all out.10 Apr 2013 - 5:52pm
Passwords reset after Evernote cyber attack
CALIFORNIA - Evernote, a web-based note-sharing service, said it was resetting the passwords of its 50 million users after hackers breached its network, accessing usernames, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords. The attack "follows a similar pattern" to other cyber attacks in recent weeks, it said. Reuters
4 Mar 2013 - 5:13am
A privately-owned unmanned US space capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing to the space outpost food, scientific materials and other crucial equipment.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Nasa is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome “metal cans” that now serve as astronauts’ homes in space with inflatable bounce-house-like habitats that can be deployed on the cheap.17 Jan 2013 - 11:46am
Two veteran spacefarers have been chosen to spend a year aboard the International Space Station - many times longer than the usual tour of duty - as part of research into the physiological effects of long stays in space.
The work will feed into American and Russian plans to send people to Mars, which would require astronauts to be in harsh conditions for several years at a time.9 Dec 2012 - 4:01am
FARC rebels announce truce amid peace talks20 Nov 2012 - 11:29am
Three astronauts touched down in the dark, chilly expanses of central Kazakhstan onboard a Soyuz capsule on Monday after a 125-day stay at the International Space Station.
Nasa’s Sunita Williams, Russian astronaut Yury Malenchenko and Aki Hoshide of Japan’s JAXA space agency landed at 7.56am local time northeast of the town of Arkalyk.19 Nov 2012 - 2:50pm
Russia lost the ability to send basic commands to most of its satellites and a segment of the International Space Station (ISS) following a cable failure near Moscow.
The Roscosmos space agency attributed the embarrassing malfunction to basic road repair work near the sprawling Korolyov mission control centre that sits within sight of one of Russia's most heavily used highways.16 Nov 2012 - 3:47am
Pelosi to stay as House leader for Democrats15 Nov 2012 - 6:30am
A build-up of carbon dioxide in the upper levels of the earth's atmosphere risks causing a faster accumulation of man-made space junk, which could cause more collisions, scientists warn.13 Nov 2012 - 2:56am
Army may be called in to halt march in Kuwait4 Nov 2012 - 4:10am