Russia, NASA Pick Astronauts for Yearlong Orbital Mission
Arctic Deep-sea Litter Doubled in Past Decade
Cyber crooks get smart on smartphones
Scientists have found that the amount of debris lying on the sea floor in the Arctic has doubled over the past decade, a biologist and deep-sea expert at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Read more »
Smartphones and clever apps spur photography in Germany
A Norton report says one in 10 people have experienced a cyber attack on a smartphone. It's made DW's Naomi Conrad worried about mobile banking as she goes on a journey in cyber Read more »
Penguins and their strange habits: RT myth-busting in Antarctica
The classic camera is in retreat, but Smartphones, apps and digital cameras are making up for it – particularly in Germany. At Photokina, the world’s largest photography trade Read more »
U.S. NASA sets Apr. 29 for Endeavour shuttle launch to ISS
There is a long-standing myth that Antarctic penguins flip over at the sound of a passing plane. Unable to right themselves, they risk dying a terrible death in the snow. RT’s team Read more »
Chinese shops may soon offer 'human-like' milk from GM cows
Following a daylong flight readiness review on Tuesday the U.S. space agency has set April 29 as the date for the launch of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station (ISS), Read more »
Sotheby's sells pre-Gagarin spacecraft for $2.9 million
Milk from genetically engineered cows, which is similar to human breast milk, may hit shelves of Chinese shops in about two years, China's Xinhua news agency said on Friday.
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50 years after Gagarin flight Russia still has star dreams - Medvedev
The Vostok 3KA-2 space capsule that carried a mannequin and a dog into space as a rehearsal for Yury Gagarin's manned space mission has been sold at a Sotheby's auction for $2,882,500.
The Read more »
NASA's Messenger makes first orbital photo of Mercury
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hailed Yury Gagarin's flight into space 50 years as a symbolic, revolutionary event, adding that his country still dreams about "conquering" Read more »
NASA's Messenger spacecraft enters Mercury orbit
NASA's Messenger spacecraft, the first ever to enter the orbit of Mercury, has fetched its first photo, the project's website said.
The image, the first ever obtained from a spacecraft in Read more »
NASA extends Discovery shuttle's last mission
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has become the first to enter orbit of Mercury, the space agency said on its website on Friday.
At 03:45 Moscow time [0:45 GMT] Messenger turned off its main Read more »
NASA astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk
The Discovery shuttle will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) one day later than previously planned, the space agency said on its website.
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U.S. Discovery shuttle blasts off for ISS from Florida
U.S. astronauts Steve Bowen and Alvin Drew completed a six-hour spacewalk, the first of the STS-133 mission, NASA said on its website on Tuesday.
The spacewalk, which lasted about six Read more »
NASA adds another shuttle flight to its schedule
U.S. shuttle Discovery has blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the International Space Station, NASA said on Friday.
The shuttle was launched on Thursday at 22:53 GMT Read more »
NASA has set a target launch date of June 28 for its Atlantis shuttle, making it a de-facto final flight of its space shuttle fleet.
This summer's launch of the Atlantis will not be Read more »