Musk thinks he can avoid the Cold War-era disasters.
The satellite's rocket may have faltered, sources speculated.
Fedor can already fire guns, lift weights and drive in a straight line.
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.
One crew returns from the ISS after 141 days in space as another prepares to launch on Tuesday.
The European Space Agency put the idea forward in hopes of achieving long-term access to the moon