Journey into space: a test for the human body | AFP Animé

Videographic illustrating how space travel can affect the functioning of the human body over time. A Soyuz spacecraft carrying an Emirati who was the first Arab to reach the International Space Station left the orbital lab Thursday ahead of his return to Earth and hero status in his homeland.VIDEOGRAPHICS

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Russian rocket carrying Emirati docks at International Space Station | AFP

A Soyuz rocket docks at the International Space Station (ISS), carrying Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates, who will make history by becoming the first Arab on the ISS, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. IMAGES

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Today in History for July 17th

Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia’s royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua’s Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball’s Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. (July 17)

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Training ahead of July 20th Soyuz flight to the ISS | AFP

Training of Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov and astronauts Andrew Morgan (US) and Luca Parmitano (Italy) in the Gagarin Cosmonauts’ Training Centre ahead of their July 20th Soyuz flight to the ISS.

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Ariane rocket launches O3b satellites from French Guiana

An #Arianespace Soyuz rocket, designated flight #VS22 is schedule to #launch four new O3b MEO satellites into orbit for SES from Kourou, French Guiana, at 1.30 pm local time on Thursday, April 4.


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