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MOSCOW | Russia reports computer bug on International Space Station

MOSCOW — Russia’s space agency says that one of the International Space Station’s computers has malfunctioned, but the glitch doesn’t pose any risks to the crew. Roscosmos said Tuesday that one of three computers in the station’s Russian module has failed. It said Russian flight controllers plan to reboot it Thursday. The agency emphasized that … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia reports computer bug on International Space Station

MOSCOW | NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch

MOSCOW — NASA’s chief heard one reassuring sound over the radio link after the aborted launch of a Soyuz capsule with an American and a Russian aboard. It was U.S. astronaut Nick Hague calmly relaying information in Russian to flight controllers. “My reaction was, ‘things aren’t going well and he’s not speaking English,’” NASA Administrator … Continue reading MOSCOW | NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | The Latest: NASA exploring flying space station without crew

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan  — The Latest on the failed space launch carrying two astronauts (all times local): 11:00 p.m. NASA says it’s dusting off its plans for flying the International Space Station without a crew after the aborted launch of a Russian rocket taking two astronauts toward the station. Kenny Todd, a space station manager, said … Continue reading BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | The Latest: NASA exploring flying space station without crew

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | The Latest: Space station astronauts kept informed on launch

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — The Latest on the failed space launch carrying two astronauts (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Flight controllers kept the three space station residents abreast of the situation after Thursday’s aborted launch. “The boys have landed,” Mission Control assured the crew consisting of one American, one German and one Russian. Two astronauts from … Continue reading BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | The Latest: Space station astronauts kept informed on launch