International Space Station

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Is Russia killing off the International Space Station?
Analysis: Fractures in the partnership have appeared before, but if Moscow exits, keeping the station in orbit would not be easy

Ian Sample Science editor

27, Jul, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Russia releases photo of cosmonauts holding Luhansk flag on ISS
Trio were praised in February for wearing yellow uniforms in apparent show of support for Ukraine

Martin Belam

04, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Could space-going billionaires be the vanguard of a cosmic revolution? | Martin Rees
For humanity truly to slip the surly bonds of Earth, private funds and intrepid thrill-seekers will be required, says astronomer Martin Rees

Martin Rees

30, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First all-private crew returns from International Space Station
Three customers accompanied by former Nasa astronaut paid $55m for place on Ax-1 mission

Stuart Clark

29, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mind that satellite! The mission to clean up dangerous space junk
As soon as we left the planet, we began leaving rubbish in orbit. Now it is putting space stations and astronauts at risk. What can be done about the millions of pieces of debris?

Ian Sample

21, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Space mice may offer clues to why astronauts get kidney stones
Animals from International Space Station may shed light on link between space travel and high incidence of the painful condition

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

15, Apr, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Extend life of key climate sensor that maps world’s forests, Nasa told
Exclusive: Experts say the $150m project, due to be de-orbited next year, provides vital data on forests and the carbon stored in them

Patrick Greenfield

20, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Russia denies ISS cosmonauts wore yellow and blue suits to support Ukraine
Cosmonaut says colours represent his university, after earlier saying they were chosen because they had a lot of yellow material

Haroon Siddique and Maya Yang

20, Mar, 2022 @11:25 AM

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International Space Station will plummet to a watery grave in 2031
Nasa confirmed the ISS will plunge into Point Nemo to join other decommissioned space stations, satellites and space debris

Lois Beckett

03, Feb, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Film studio in space planned for 2024
Space Entertainment Enterprise, co-producers of Tom Cruise’s forthcoming space-set film, have announced a production studio 250 miles above Earth

Catherine Shoard

20, Jan, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Can Nasa persuade Russia to back International Space Station plans?
Biden wants to extend the operation of the ISS to 2030 before replacing it – will Russia approve?

Stuart Clark

07, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Dream come true’: Japanese billionaire blasts off for ISS
Yusaku Maezawa fulfils childhood ambition with 12-day trip to International Space Station

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

08, Dec, 2021 @9:14 AM

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