The International Space Station (ISS) was launched in 1998. The ISS is a joint international project by five space agencies. The station’s components were launched by Russian Proton and Soyuz rockets, and US space shuttles.
The first-ever panoramic video filmed in outer space, produced by RT in collaboration with Russian cosmonauts, has won a prestigious prize for the best use of virtual reality at the annual Shorty Awards 2018.
The Trump administration is considering cutting funding to the International Space Station (ISS) after the 2024 deadline expires, a draft proposal reportedly says. Russia has been considering moves for its own part in the project.
The first African-American astronaut assigned to the crew of the International Space Station, Jeanette Epps, has been ejected from the mission months before it was due to commence, NASA announced Thursday.
Many people will be able to visit space in the near future as there are no technological barriers to building a tourists’ space station and delivering guests there, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky told RT.
Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai says he has grown by 9cm in height during the past three weeks aboard the International Space Station. He expressed concern as to whether he would fit into the spacecraft to return to Earth.