Alexander Gerst - updates

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Astronauts land from ISS stint marred by air leak, rocket failure

Dec 20, 2018 - 4:49 PM

The astronauts detected a small hole in the Soyuz spacecraft, with Russia suggesting that it could have been deliberate sabotage carried out in space

The week in photos: June 2-8, 2018

Jun 09, 2018 - 11:52 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

INDEPENDENCE DAY DISPLAY. Mall goers in Rizal on June 8, 2018, look on the 120 miniature jeepneys arranged to form a Philippine Flag in celebration of the country's 117th Independence Day. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Saddest' photo: Astronaut captures Gaza warzone from space

Jul 24, 2014 - 4:15 PM

UPDATED Photos taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station show war torn Gaza and Israel at night

An image taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station (ISS) on 22 July 2014 shows a nighttime view of Gaza and southern Israel. North is toward the left side of the photo. Alexander Gerst/ESA/NASA