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Next Giant Leap for Space Tourism: A Trip Around the Moon

This story is part of a week-long series on the first decade of space tourism, which began on April 2001. Also today on SPACE.com: How space tourism is changing the face of suborbital science. Full story

NASA calls off collision alert for space station

The three astronauts aboard the International Space Station no longer have to worry about a small piece of space junk heading their way. Full story

Soyuz blasts off

   Astronauts from the U.S., Russia and Italy blast off in Kazakhstan with their Soyuz spacecraft as they began a mission to the International Space Station.

Soyuz Capsule Lands Safely With Russian-U.S. Crew

This story was updated at 2:11 a.m. ET. A Soyuz space capsule landed safely in Kazakhstan Saturday (Sept. 25), returning two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut to Earth after the crew solved a technical glitch that thwarted their first homecoming attempt a day earlier. Full story

Stuck in Orbit: Astronauts 'Hooked' on Space Station 1 Extra Day

This story was updated at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Three astronauts on the International Space Station are set to return to Earth tonight (Sept. 24) a full day late - but not because of problems with their Soyuz landing capsule. It was a set of stuck hooks on the station that thwarted their first homecoming a Full story

Space station arrivals send Easter greetings

A U.S.-Russian space team sent their Easter greetings down to Earth Sunday after their Soyuz spacecraft docked flawlessly at the International Space Station. . Full story

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Interior
Interior

The Soyuz spacecraft is designed to be operated by the commander in the center seat of the three-seat descent module, as you can see from this interior view of the Soyuz TMA-14.

Engineering overlay camera view from the Soyuz spacecraft shows the International Space Station against the darkness of space
Engineering overlay camera view from the Soyuz spacecraft shows the International Space Station against the darkness of space

An engineering overlay camera view from the Soyuz spacecraft shows the International Space Station against the darkness of space in this view from NASA TV May 23, 2011. REUTERS/NASA TV FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A TH

Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting

Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin checks connections between the International Space Station's Poisk module and a Soyuz spacecraft after a technical glitch prevented the Soyuz's undocking on Thursday.