Helen Sharman, Britain’s First Astronaut: I Don't Want To Wait 25 Years For Another Brit In Space
On the 25th anniversary of her space mission, Helen Sharman calls for the UK to continue to fund human spaceflight so we can send more Brits to space – and tells us what Tim Peake will have to deal with on his return to Earth next month.
Tim Peake Ran The London Marathon In Space – Here's Why That's Hard
It's pretty hard running marathons normally, but it's even worse when you're strapped to a treadmill 250 miles above the ground and your bones have wasted away. Update: The British astronaut finished the race in three hours, 35 minutes, and 21 seconds.
Russian Spacecraft That Went Out Of Control Will Re-Enter Earth's Atmosphere Within Hours
Update: The unmanned craft, that spun out of control a week ago, is set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere and burn up, Russian state media said. Russian flight controllers lost control of the Progress 59 cargo spacecraft containing supplies for the International Space Station crew.