See the photos and short video of the historic 2014 Sochi Olympic Torch space walk. This is the first time the Olympic Torch was in space on its journey to a Olympic games destination.
Worn by every astronaut in a Soyuz vehicle, the Russian Sokol provides protection in the event of an air leak. The suit is tailor-made for each astronaut and is intended for life support only inside Soyuz.
Backdropped by rugged Earth terrain, the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an crew member on space shuttle Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation via NASA.
A crew of two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blast off from Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz rocket headed for the International Space Station, with US-Russia space cooperation pressing on despite the diplomatic standoff over Ukraine.