Launched from Kazakhstan with a designer born in Ukraine, the success of Sputnik is one the most celebrated Soviet achievements in Russia.
This is a key milestone in NASA’s longer-term plan to send humans to Mars.
Russians have the opportunity to fill eight of the seats on Russia’s planned mission to the Moon.
To protect artifacts from war and natural disasters, state scientists have offered a novel approach.
Roscosmos plans a manned moon station based on Cold War-era research.
A new crew is en route to the ISS. NASA TV has coverage of the docking and hatch opening.