Space shuttle. Soyuz. And now, Crew Dragon. Once @SpaceX’s new ride arrives at the @Space_Station with @Astro_Doug & @AstroBehnken , it will become the 3rd vehicle to ever deliver crew members to the orbiting laboratory. Watch history happen as we #LaunchAmerica on May 27!
50 years ago, Neil Armstrong traveled to the Soviet Union, invited by the USSR Academy of Sciences. His trip symbolized the warming relationship between the two space superpowers that led to the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975.
Meanwhile, the Soyuz rocket is like, "Put me in coach, I'm ready to play today."
With now just hours to go before tomorrow's launch, we're taking a look back at the history of crewed spaceships. You've heard of the Apollo and Soyuz capsules, probably -- but what about the Voskhod??
A Soyuz booster and Fregat upper stage successfully carried a missile warning satellite into orbit Friday for the Russian military. FULL STORY:
Today the Russian Aerospace Forces operational crew successfully launched the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a Ministry of Defense spacecraft onboard — 🚀 🛰️ At the designated time, the spacecraft was injected into the final orbit
On May 24, President Nixon and Premier Kosygin signed the Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes, paving the way for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975. Image: Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum / NARA
This Nov. 14 timelapse shows the supermoon rising over the Soyuz launch pad as the next crew prepares for their journey to space station.