Tag: Soyuz

Science News Roundup: ‘NASA rules,’ Musk says as SpaceX wins $2.9 billion contract; Scientists find only 3% of land area unblemished by humans and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. ‘NASA rules,’ Musk says as SpaceX wins $2.9 billion moon lander contract NASA awarded billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the moon as early as 2024, the agency said on Friday, […]

Watch 2 Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut return from their visit to the International Space Station

Two Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut have returned from the International Space Station. Their six-month trip was marked by scientific experiments and crossovers with other astronaut crews. Watch NASA’s footage of the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft touching down on Saturday. A six-month journey on board the International Space Station has come to a close for […]