Nasa says it will need to do a better job in future of averting one unexpected offshoot of Sunday’s historic splashdown of astronauts – a rush of private boats which came too close to the spacecraft.
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Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are back on Earth after the first splashdown return in 45 years.
Two Nasa astronauts are on the last leg of their journey home as they prepare to make the first splashdown return to Earth in 45 years.
Two Nasa astronauts will make the first splashdown return in 45 years after SpaceX’s astronaut carrier the Crew Dragon successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and began its journey back to Earth, SpaceX said.
Two Nasa astronauts are getting ready to make the first splashdown return in 45 years.
Astronauts have squeezed in one last spacewalk before turning their attention to the all-important end to SpaceX’s first crew flight.
A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning night-time show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk said he was “overcome with emotion” after Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley launched into space on Saturday.
Nasa and SpaceX are set to launch astronauts into space from the US for the first time in nine years, after officials said the weather conditions had cleared up.
Nasa and SpaceX will try again to make history as they seek to launch astronauts into space from the US for the first time in nine years, just days after their first attempt was cancelled.
Nasa chiefs have said the SpaceX launch that was scheduled for Wednesday had to be delayed over concerns that the launch could trigger lightning.
Two Nasa astronauts are on course to make history as they launch into space from US soil for the first time in nine years.
Nasa and SpaceX are on course to make history on Wednesday as they launch two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011.
US President Donald Trump plans to be on the Florida coast on Wednesday to watch American astronauts blast into orbit from the Kennedy Space Centre for the first time in more than a decade.
An engineering firm is searching for the next generation of aspiring astronauts to take part in a rocket building contest.
An International Space Station crew has landed safely in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days in space.
Nasa astronauts have reported that lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on Earth.
Spacewalking astronauts have plugged a leak in a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station, bringing it another step closer to new life.
It’s one small step for man, and one giant leap for baked goods.
The test flight of Boeing’s Starliner capsule is an important step towards the future of space exploration, the UK Space Agency has said.
SpaceX has delayed its delivery to the International Space Station because of dangerous wind gusts.
Astronauts have begun an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks to fix a cosmic ray detector at the International Space Station.
The thought of spaceflight may make the heart skip a beat, but actually travelling beyond Earth could alter the organ’s cells.
Two astronauts have completed the first-ever female-only spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS) after more than seven hours.
The US president has congratulated two astronauts undertaking the first ever female spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS), telling them “you’re doing an incredible job”.
The first ever all-female spacewalk has kicked off at the International Space Station (ISS).
Astronauts have kicked off the first of five spacewalks to replace old batteries at the International Space Station.
A multinational crew made up of an American, a Russian and the first space traveller from the United Arab Emirates blasted off successfully on Wednesday for a mission on the International Space Station.
As humans travel further into the universe, the ability to cook food in space will become more important, a former Nasa astronaut has said.
Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle.