World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Buzz Aldrin claimed USD 33.31 in travel expenses for a journey from Houston to the Moon and back, according to a Twitter post by the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the second person to walk on the lunar surface in 1969.
Indo Asian News Service | Monday July 27, 2015
Thousands of children will gather to learn what it takes to be an astronaut for deeper space missions.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Smithsonian Institution in the US has launched a crowdfunding campaign to preserve the spacesuit in which NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 13, 2015
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is among four astronauts who have been selected by NASA for commercial flights to the International Space Station (ISS) from US soil.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
NASA has unveiled a boomerang-shaped aircraft that could be the first to take flight on Mars to look for potential landing sites for future manned mission to the red planet.
India News | Reuters | Sunday June 14, 2015
The incoming head of the European Space Agency said in a published interview that the International Space Station should be opened up to astronauts from India and China.
World News | Pres Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
A NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been able to 'shake hands' with a scientist 8,046 km away on Earth, making history with the first telerobotic 'handshake' between space and Earth.
World News | Aditya Rangroo | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Google is celebrating 64th birth anniversary of American physicist and astronaut Sally Ride by posting an animation on its homepage.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday May 14, 2015
For most 17-year-olds, the Class 12 board exams -- the make-or-break tests -- are a stressful experience. For aspiring astronaut Bhavi Jagatia, that stressful period has become one she will remember fondly. That's when the teen from Mumbai won the whopping Rs 2 crore scholarship that will fund her Cornell University tuition and stay, while she earn...
Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 7, 2015
"I think this bodes quite well for the future of the program. I don't want to jinx it," said SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 6, 2015
SpaceX on today launched the first flight test of the emergency astronaut escape feature on its Dragon spaceship, which aims to carry astronauts to low-Earth orbit as early as 2017.
Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Samantha Cristoforetti had an espresso on Sunday that was out of this world, and she did it in the name of science.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is taking music to intergalactic heights with the first album written and recorded in space.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
A Japanese robot that acts as a friendly companion to astronauts on board the International Space Station has set two Guinness World Records.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 28, 2015
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew, including a US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut who will be the first to spend an entire year on the International Space Station, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian mission control said.
Offbeat | Friday March 27, 2015
A female astronaut got a hair cut by her colleague, while floating through space.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 15, 2015
NASA is developing augmented reality glasses that could help ISS astronauts carry out difficult repairs in space.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed safely in a snow-covered Kazakh steppe on Thursday after a 167-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 12, 2015
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after spending six months at the International Space Station.
Monday March 2, 2015
An American astronaut tweeted a photo of the Vulcan parted-finger salute from on-board the International Space Station
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
The first 'selfie' taken in space by NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 1966 has fetched almost 6,000 pounds - ten times its estimate - at an auction here.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 26, 2015
A US astronaut found water pooling in his helmet right after completing a six-plus hour spacewalk on Wednesday, raising new concerns about flaws with NASA's spacesuits.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 20, 2015
The start of a series of spacewalks to carry out major work at the International Space Station will be delayed by a day to Saturday so NASA can investigate a spacesuits problem.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 19, 2015
With three complicated spacewalks planned in the coming days, NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut's helmet.