Human spaceflight

Iran says it sent monkey into space and back

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Monday it has successfully sent a monkey into space, describing the launch as another step toward Tehran’s goal of a manned space flight.

01/28/2013

International Space Station

NASA, Europeans uniting to send spaceship to moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is teaming up with the European Space Agency to get astronauts beyond Earth’s orbit. Europe will provide the propulsion and power compartment for NASA’s new Orion crew capsule.

01/16/2013

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