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 wh...
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 12, 2015
A pint-sized Japanese robot that became the first android to converse with an astronaut in space has returned to Earth after 18 months in orbit, project organisers said today.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 27, 2015
NASA expects to save millions of dollars in launch costs, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
Agence France-Presse | Friday January 16, 2015
American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend a year on the ISS.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Gujarat-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is expected to attend the opening ceremony of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) next month in Gandhinagar.
John Hooper in Turin, guardian.co.uk | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Italys first female astronaut will be dining this Christmas on cutting-edge meal prepared by aerospace engineering firm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 19, 2014
US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt their work of helping a future trip to Mars.
Thursday December 18, 2014
Aamir Khan and his team have always tried their best to keep fans in suspense about his character
India News | Pallava Bagla | Thursday December 18, 2014
India's space agency is all set for one of its most ambitious tests as it readies for the unique maiden flight today of its heaviest rocket to date - the 630-tonne, three-stage rocket Geo-Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III.