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The trio underwent a series of exams at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City, outside Moscow.
Vande Hei, Acaba and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos landed at 9:31 p.
Cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin and Anton Shkaplerov are scheduled to be the two conducting the tasks in what is planned to be a more than six-hour spacewalk.
I wanted to give them a piece of home to take with them," he said in his note to the cosmonauts.
Cocktails & Cosmonauts features a wearable space suit and other exhibits from star gazing with Tacoma Astronomical Society to Virtual Reality experiences & video gaming with Capon Design.
NASA plans to air coverage of the departure and landing activities of NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra, European Space Agency astronaut Timothy Peake and Roscosmos cosmonaut Yurk Malenchenko when they depart the International Space Station and return to earth on June 18, 2016, the space administration said.
HOUSTON (CyHAN)- When answering users' questions posted on the US Embassy's Facebook page, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko and US astronaut Scott Kelly strongly advised to always wear a spacesuit during a spacewalk.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after nearly a year on the International Space Station, the longest U.
Ahead of the launch of the Cosmonauts exhibition at the Science Museum, the Culture Secretary John Whittingdale met with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets to discuss cultural collaboration between the two countries.
Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov is ready to replace British singer Sarah Brightman, who cancelled her travel to the International Space Station as a space tourist, a top official at the Kazakh National Aerospace Committee Kazcosmos said on Tuesday, reports RIA Novosti.
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after spending six months at the International Space Station.
ISLAMABAD -- The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has revealed plans to build an orbiting outpost and land cosmonauts on the moon once the International Space Station (ISS) is mothballed next decade.
Volk served as the head of the cosmonauts training for the Buran programme.
Russian cosmonauts still carry semi-automatic guns in space and on-board the ISS (International Space Station) the guns that are found on-board belong to the Russians.
Once in space, Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryazansky and Oleg Kotov will take the Olympic torch on a spacewalk.