Topic: Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet Space dogs Belka and Strelka, who 50 years ago became the first living creatures to be launched into space and return alive, were a key step in Russia's manned space program.
08/20/2010 10:03 pm
Daniel Schorr passed away Friday in Washington, DC. Daniel Schorr was a columnist for the Christian Science Monitor and worked at NPR after a long career at CBS News.
07/23/2010 03:22 pm
As exploring the heavens becomes more expensive, many experts think it is time for nations to band together to push humanity to the next threshold of space exploration.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
The Monitor’s language columnist salutes her hero, the late William Safire.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
The Soviet leader's grandson is accusing an opposition newspaper of publishing lies about the controversial figure, in a case that opened in Moscow Tuesday.
09/15/2009 01:00 am
The moon is closer, but a Mars mission could be the Apollo 11 of this era.
07/20/2009 01:00 am
It could be bluffing or it might be payback – Russia says it's 'ready to fly' bombers to Venezuela and Cuba.
03/15/2009 01:00 am
Excessive congressional clapping rivals contrived Soviet outbursts.
02/03/2009 12:00 am
Presidential dogs have served as distractions for the press, image enhancers, and even tools of foreign policy.
11/21/2008 12:00 am
Canadian photographer's celebrity portraits avoided cynicism and remain revealing decades on.
10/03/2008 01:00 am