Thursday 15 November 2018
International Space Station

UAE launches astronaut programme

UAE has launched its first astronaut programme dedicated to selecting and training four Emirati astronauts on various space missions so they can head to the International Space Station within the next five years. Launched by Sheik


Russian-US space crew lands safely in Kazakh

A Soyuz capsule carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an US astronaut back to Earth from the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday. 'The TMA module has landed,' an announcer at Mission Control outside Mo


Nasa to send GM co-developed robot into space

Nasa will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station. Robonaut 2, or R2, was developed jointly by Nasa and General Motors under a cooperative agreement to d

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