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Off goes 2017

This long-exposure shot shows the November launch of a Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It ferried Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy and Thomas Pesquet to the International Space Station. (Nature)


To the ISS, young men and women

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and his crewmates NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin blasted off from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan headed towards the International Space Station on 28 May. For more information…


Volare!

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and his crewmates NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and Soyuz commander Fyodor Yurchikhin are scheduled for launch to the International Space Station on 28 May at 22:31 CEST (20:31 GMT). They will…