All the three space travelers - Russian cosmonaut
Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronauts Joseph Acaba and Mark Vande Hei - are well, Tass reports.
A Misurkin conducted one record-setting spacewalk with fellow cosmonaut
Anton Shkaplerov to replace an electronics box for a high-gain communications antenna on the Zvezda service module in February.
A Dubai-based photographer was honoured in Moscow by cosmonauts
who returned from the International Space Station (ISS) for sending a series of photographs.
The rookie astronaut will be sharing the station with two seasoned veterans, a Russian cosmonaut
on his second flight and a first-time French flier.
Oleg Skripochka and Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Jeff Williams are scheduled to be joined in July by NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, Russian cosmonaut
Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first man in outer space when the Vostok-1 spacecraft with the Soviet cosmonaut
on board was launched from the Baikonur space center on April 12, 1961, at 6:07 AM local time, marking a new era in human history.
He said an agreement was reached in May between Russia's Roscosmos space agency and Kazcosmos to consider sending a Kazakh cosmonaut
to the space station.
Two Russian cosmonauts
and an American astronaut returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after spending six months at the International Space Station.
Igor Volk, a cosmonaut
and hero of the Soviet Union, gave a talk at the conference and lamented the cancellation of the Buran space shuttle project, of which he was head of the training programme.
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.
Mars is my favourite planet," the 76-year old told a news conference in Zvyozdny Gorodok (Star City) outside Moscow, home to a cosmonaut
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Gennady Padalka to take his snap to the International Space Station.
An April day in 1979 found Bulgaria's first cosmonaut
, Georgi Ivanov, high above the earth and facing a crisis quite as perilous as the American crew of Apollo 13 had nine years previously - almost to the day.
Nearly 50 years ago, on 12 April 1961, Soviet cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin rocketed out of the Earth's atmosphere aboard the small, spherical Vostok 3KA-3 Space Capsule, becoming the first man to travel into outer space.
26, 2010 (TAP) - A Russian cosmonaut
and two NASA astronauts came safely back to Earth from the International Space Station in a Soyuz capsule Friday, Russian Mission Control said.