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  • 'Stay with the Station', NASA boss urges international partners


    ​NASA administrator Charles Bolden today called on Europe and the UK to stand behind their financial commitments to the International Space Station and work with the USA to keep it flying through 2020 and even 2024 – because the orbiting outpost is humankind’s “springboard” to Mars.


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  • UK spaceflight gets a boost with Peake selection for 2015 ISS mission


    Europe's contribution to the International Space Station crew rota has been agreed up to April 2016 with the selection...


  • IN FOCUS: The ISS - Earth's outpost at the edge of space


    Founded after the Cold War, the International Space Station brought former fierce rivals the USA and Russia together in...


  • China's next manned mission Shenzhou 10 to perform complex manuevers


    China's next manned spaceflight is likely to make a "fly around" of the Tiangong 1 space station, says Ming Li of the...


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  • 'Stay with the Station', NASA boss urges international partners

    News | 09 Oct 2014 11:14 | Dan Thisdell

    ​NASA administrator Charles Bolden today called on Europe and the UK to stand behind their financial commitments to the International Space Station and work with the USA to keep it flying through 2020 and even 2024 – because the orbiting outpost is humankind’s “springboard” to Mars.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Stay-with-the-Station-NASA-boss-urges-international-partners-404585/
  • ANALYSIS: UKSA's bold vision is to be the most modern of space agencies

    News | 30 Jun 2014 23:00 | Dan Thisdell

    With a wider focus than merely launchers and airlocks, the UK Space Agency is keen to cement its position as a progressive force in humanity's exploration of the cosmoshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UKSAs-bold-vision-is-to-be-the-most-modern-of-space-agencies-400411/
  • UK spaceflight gets a boost with Peake selection for 2015 ISS mission

    News | 20 May 2013 13:56 | Dan Thisdell

    Europe's contribution to the International Space Station crew rota has been agreed up to April 2016 with the selection of Timothy Peake to join expedition...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-spaceflight-gets-a-boost-with-Peake-selection-for-2015-ISS-mission-386089/
  • IN FOCUS: The ISS - Earth's outpost at the edge of space

    News | 28 Mar 2013 17:00 | Zach Rosenberg

    Founded after the Cold War, the International Space Station brought former fierce rivals the USA and Russia together in the quest for joint triumph in a new arenahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-The-ISS-Earths-outpost-at-the-edge-of-space-383830/
  • Keeping an eye on the crew – spaceflight can damage your eyesight

    News | 08 Feb 2013 18:13 | Dan Thisdell

    While great efforts necessarily go into improving the machinery of flight, it is sometimes worth remembering there remains much to be learned about the most important component of all: the human crew.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Keeping-an-eye-on-the-crew-spaceflight-can-damage-your-eyesight-382133/
  • China's next manned mission Shenzhou 10 to perform complex manuevers

    News | 02 Oct 2012 13:57 | David Todd

    China's next manned spaceflight is likely to make a "fly around" of the Tiangong 1 space station, says Ming Li of the China Academy of Space Technology....http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chinas-next-manned-mission-Shenzhou-10-to-perform-complex-manuevers-377208/