Aug 16, 2016

Russia proposes paring its ISS crew reportedly amid budget cuts

NASA is weighing a Moscow proposal to cut the number of Russian cosmonauts at the International Space Station from three to two, particularly its potential risk to the crew, an official said Monday. Typically, six crew members live at the orbiting outpost, a hallmark ...

ISS-bound Onishi unable to vote in Upper House poll

Jul 8, 2016

ISS-bound Onishi unable to vote in Upper House poll

He may be about to arrive at the International Space Station as only the 11th Japanese astronaut to enter space, but there is one feat Takuya Onishi cannot achieve: vote in this Sunday’s election. Onishi is unable to cast his ballot in the Upper ...