Russia has successfully launched the first rocket from its new spaceport in Vostochny, Siberia. The facility is said to have cost more than five billion euros.
On Wednesday, German astronaut Alexander Gerst, Sergei Prokopyev and Serena Aunon-Chancellor will fly to the International Space Station (ISS). The "Horizons" mission will be Gerst's second mission.
The Russian space agency has said its Meteor-M satellite was "absent" from its expected orbit after its launch from the new spaceport of Vostochny. The blunder is just the latest to hit the ambitious cosmodrome project.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst has left for his second mission in space. We got you covered with the astronauts' preparations and cool footage of the launch!
The International Space Station (ISS) is at full capacity again after a spacecraft arrived there with new crew members on board. The new team reached the ISS a mere six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan.
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