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Live coverage: Russia launches new space station module from Kazakhstan

November 24, 2021

Russia plans to add another module to the International Space Station this week, and the journey began with a launch from Kazakhstan at 8:06 a.m. EST (1306 GMT) Wednesday on a Soyuz rocket. Russia’s Prichal node module departed the Baikonur Cosmodrome on a two-day chase of the space station.

Cygnus cargo freighter ends mission at International Space Station

November 20, 2021

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus supply ship departed the International Space Station Saturday after a three-month stay, heading off on the final phase of its mission to deploy a U.S. military tech demo payload and re-enter the atmosphere to dispose of 7,500 pounds of trash.

U.S. officials: Space station at risk from ‘reckless’ Russian anti-satellite test

November 15, 2021

Russia shot down an old Soviet-era military spacecraft Monday in a test of an anti-satellite weapon, scattering hundreds of thousands of debris fragments that will remain in orbit for years or decades, U.S. government officials said. The crew on the International Space Station sheltered in their lifeboats Monday as the complex flew through the debris field.

SpaceX crew capsule docks at International Space Station

November 12, 2021

The day after a sky-lighting Florida launch, four astronauts aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule chased down the International Space Station Thursday and glided in for a problem-free docking, kicking off a half-year stay aboard the orbital outpost.

Live coverage: SpaceX crew capsule docks at International Space Station

November 10, 2021

SpaceX’s third operational crew mission to the International Space Station launched at 9:03 p.m. EST Wednesday (0203 GMT Thursday) on a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron, and Matthias Maurer took off to begin a nearly six-month expedition on the International Space Station, where they docked at 6:32 p.m. EST (2332 GMT) Thursday.

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