SpaceX launches next crew to ISS
02 March 2023 | 3:10 pm
The Designated Crew 6 consists of two US astronauts, one from the UAE and one Russian cosmonaut. A previous launch attempt was called off due to a clogged filter.
In this article
28 Aug 2019
The robot named Fedor will test skills and aid astronauts on the International Space Station. A previous attempt to dock the Soyuz spacecraft had failed over the weekend.
3 Dec 2019
Astronauts perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. This spacewalk is a third in the series of spacewalks aimed at repairing the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a cosmic ray detector.
12 Oct 2020
The toilet is 65% smaller and almost 50% lighter than toilets the ISS currently uses.
18 Oct 2020
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket transporting 60 Starlink internet satellites from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Starlink, which is part of SpaceX, aims to build a high-speed global internet network.
17 Nov 2020
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has already made his childhood dream come true and will soon relive it again. In the spring of 2021, he will return to space on board SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, headed for the International Space Station (ISS). In an interview with FRANCE 24, Pesquet told us more about his mission. He also reacted to the historic launch of the same Crew Dragon capsule from Florida on a flight to the ISS with four astronauts on board. Sunday's launch is NASA's first fully fledged mission sending a crew into orbit on board a privately owned spacecraft.
10 Apr 2021
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit, pushing the total launched to date to 1,445. Thousands more are planned as the company continues building out its fleet of broadband relay stations.
25 Apr 2021
Four astronauts have lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida for a 23-hour flight to the International Space Station. The crew, who met with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk before takeoff, will spend six months on the ISS.
2 May 2021
SpaceX lifted off on its third crewed mission to the International Space Station early Friday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four astronauts were on board, including Frenchman Thomas Pesquet. le décollage de SpaceX vers la Station spatiale internationale
6 Jun 2021
Cosmonauts conduct spacewalk from the ISS
26 Sep 2021
The Nauka module will function as a laboratory for scientific research aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
1 Nov 2021
Matthias Maurer is set to be the first German in space in three years, but he will have to wait for three more days to get there. The Crew-3 mission will be in orbit for six months.
10 Nov 2021
The spacecraft's return flight was delayed by bad weather, which also forced the four crew members to leave before their replacements arrived.
52 mins ago
France's government decided to bypass the lower house of parliament with contested pension reforms. The snap decision came moments before a planned vote, sparking fury inside and outside of parliament.
52 mins ago
Is America facing a banking crisis? As regulators try to stem the fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley and Signature Banks, we look at the risks for the rest of the system. Kate Moody speaks to economist Nicolas Veron from the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the European think tank Bruegel.
2 hours ago
Tunisian President Kais Saied ordered security forces to "halt the illegal migration of African migrants into the country." Has North Africa become the new go-to destination for African migrants and refugees? DW looks at the facts.
2 hours ago
In an interview with FRANCE 24 after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, the court’s chief prosecutor Karim Khan said it was an important day for international justice. The warrant marked “the first time ever that a head of state from a P5 has been charged” by the international court, said Khan referring to the UN Security Council’s permanent five members.
3 hours ago
It's been almost a year since the fire incident that razed millions of goods in over 500 shops and led to the immediate closure of Apongbon Bridge in Lagos. Almost a year later, this very important bridge has remained closed. But how are road users who take this route coping?
1 day ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.