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9 Jun
The crew will be responsible for completing the assembly of the Tiangong space station, which is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
18 Apr
The crew of one woman and two men landed after six months aboard China's newest orbital station. Their Shenzhou-13 spacecraft is the latest mission in China's drive to become a major space power.
11 Apr
The Axiom-1 crew underwent rigorous astronaut training with both NASA and SpaceX to prepare for eight days of science and biomedical research aboard the International Space Station.
14 Nov 2021
A crew of four astronauts finally launched from Cape Canaveral and are set to dock at the International Space Station after a delay of nearly two weeks. The crew includes German astronaut Mathias Maurer.
25 Sep 2021
Four SpaceX tourists land in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida after spending three days in space, successfully concluding the first orbital mission in history with no professional astronauts on board.
10 Jul 2021
Chinese astronauts make first space walk at new station
21 Feb 2021
NASA Acting Administrator Steve Jurczyk remarks on the possibility of having astronauts on Mars at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, shortly after the Perseverance rover landed on the red planet.
1 Jun 2020
Images of the moment NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are told that SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station is postponed due to poor weather. The decision was made with around 20 minutes to go until takeoff.
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.
23 Dec 2017
With Christmas and New Years just days away, astronauts working on the International Space Station (ISS) reflect on some of their fondest memories of the holidays back down on Earth.
20 Oct 2017
NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Randy Bresnik perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station to make some minor repairs and install a HD camera and replacing a light.
29 Jul 2017
A trio of astronauts from the United States, Russia and Italy headed for the International Space Station on Friday (July 28), a step toward boosting U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory.

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