Year in Space For Russian-American Crew Begins With Spectacular Launch

The first ever 'One-Year Mission' to the International Space Station (ISS) started with a bang March 27, with the spectacular nighttime launch of the Russian/American crew from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and culminated with a flawless docking. » 3/28/15 10:15am Saturday 10:15am

Watch Today's Historic Launch To The ISS, Live Right Now!

Today at 12:42 p.m. PDT/3:42 p.m. EDT, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is scheduled to begin his year-long journey to the International Space Station — a voyage which, if successful, will surpass the U.S. record for longest-duration human spaceflight by more than 100 days. » 3/27/15 12:20pm Friday 12:20pm

Spacewalking cosmonauts heave a 20-pound metal ball into Earth orbit

Yesterday, while those of us in the U.S. were having lunch, Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yuri Malenchenko were walking in space. And they were tossing spaceballs. » 8/21/12 11:30am 8/21/12 11:30am

A view of Earth from Padalka's helmet cam Padalka, pictured left, carries the satellite seconds before releasing it into orbit Padalka…