Moore's Law works, says MIT

Moore's Law, the much-cited theory that rates of technological improvement increase exponentially over time - is true, say MIT researchers.

Russian cargo ship fails to dock with ISS

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.

Successful Russian launch eases space station fears

Russia's Progress cargo ship lifted off successfully for the International Space Station yesterday, the first flight to do so since a similar unmanned freighter crashed in August.

Progress docks successfully on second attempt

Crew on the International Space station successfully captured the drifting Progress 38 spaceship yesterday after it failed to dock as planned on Friday.

Second docking attempt planned for errant spaceship

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.