As NASA's SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docks with the ISS, its head, Charles Bolden, has warned that recent political events could impact the agency's mission.
A Russian attempt to redock the ISS Progress 47 resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station has failed, thanks to a a problem with the new Kurs-NA rendezvous system.
China has successfully carried out its first manned space docking, according to official state media.
China has announced plans for its first manned space docking, and says it will launch the mission as early as this month.
The first docking of a commercial spaceship with the International Space Station could take place as early as next May.
China's successfully launched its Shenzhou 8 unmanned spacecraft, which is now on its way to the Tiangong-1 experimental module.
Crew on the International Space station successfully captured the drifting Progress 38 spaceship yesterday after it failed to dock as planned on Friday.
Russian and US space station program managers are this morning expected to approve another attempt to dock their Progress cargo ship with the International Space Station tomorrow.