World News | Jerry Markon, The Washington Post | Monday November 23, 2015
American culture and cinema often glorifies space travel, from the heroic early adventurers of "The Right Stuff" to the more recent rescue of Matt Damon's astronaut character from Mars in "The Martian."
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Kelly has also posted a series of pictures including images of Indian cities, the Ganges and stunning night time picture of India-Pakistan border.
Offbeat | Gitanjali Roy | Monday November 16, 2015
American astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space and has had a great view of the Earth for the last 233 days. He's been onboard the International Space Station since March and it's safe to say he's seen some wonderful sights since.
Agence France-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
"The environment is something that is close to my heart," 37-year-old Thomas Pesquet said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet will carry the text of any climate change deal clinched in Paris in December into space with him next year, a French junior minister for research said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 7, 2015
Brushing off any last-minute nerves, Britain's first astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) insists he is more concerned about his out-of-this-world Christmas dinner than potential disaster.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 7, 2015
The man who will become the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station said today he hoped his mission would inspire young Britons to one day journey to Mars.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Skin rashes and sleep problems are two common issues that astronauts face among those that they experience as a result of the unusual and confined microgravity environment in which they work, says new research.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 29, 2015
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will Thursday set a new record for the longest single stretch of time spent in space by an American, with 216 consecutive days at the International Space Station.
World News | Erin Blakemore, The Washington Post | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Earlier this year, astronaut Scott Kelly described the International Space Station's singular aroma as something akin to a mixture of antiseptic and garbage. There's no positive way to spin that one. But how clean (or dirty) is the International Space Station?
Offbeat | Caitlin Dewey, The Washington Post | Tuesday October 27, 2015
We've sent monkeys to space, cats and dogs to space, rabbits and jellyfish and fruit flies to space. Now, thanks to Reddit and Lunar Mission One, a sloth in a spacesuit will go to the moon - er, a picture of a sloth in a spacesuit, anyway.
Agence France-Presse | Monday October 26, 2015
The Martian regained the top spot on the North American box office charts over the weekend. The critically acclaimed blockbuster starring Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars a film that is already generating serious Oscar buzz raked in another $15.9 million, for a total of $166.4 million since its release
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 23, 2015
An exceptionally rare watch worn by an American astronaut on the Moon has sold for more than $1.6 million, a US auction house said today.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Inspired by astronaut Mark Watney, a character played by Hollywood actor Matt Damon in the critically acclaimed movie "The Martian", scientists have published the first case study on how future astronauts can learn to farm on the Red Planet.
Indo Asian News Service | Saturday October 17, 2015
On Friday, Kelly began his 383rd day living in space, surpassing US astronaut Mike Fincke's record of 382 cumulative days.
Agence France-Presse | Monday October 12, 2015
Critically acclaimed blockbuster The Martian starring Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars has now made $108.7 million in its first two weeks at number one, according to estimates from box office tracker Exhibitor Relations
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 9, 2015
NASA has outlined the many challenges that remain before humans can set foot on Mars, calling the problems "solvable" but setting no firm date for an astronaut mission to the Red Planet.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 9, 2015
NASA on Thursday outlined the many challenges that remain before humans can set foot on Mars, calling the problems "solvable" but setting no firm date for an astronaut mission to the Red Planet.
Offbeat | Subuhi Parvez | Monday October 5, 2015
The photo was taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station and shows the familiar outline of the north-western segment of India picked out in glowing lights.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Matt Damon joked that he wants to go to Mars to escape the everyday stresses of family life. "It's funny because in my life I'm rarely by myself. With four kids I could use some time alone on Mars," said Matt Damon, who plays an astronaut in the Ridley Scott-directed sci-fi movie
Wednesday September 30, 2015
Matt Damon stars as an astronaut stranded on the Red Planet after a mission to Mars goes wrong in Ridley Scott's hotly-anticipated The Martian, October's big movie. "I am so jealous of Matt Damon getting this role over me," Tom Hanks posted on Twitter
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
The US space agency NASA has released some interesting data about several of its year-long "human research" programmes on the ISS - and its astronaut Scott Kelly's poop and the effect of space on the waste is one of them.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 8, 2015
While orbiting some 400 kilometres (250 miles) above Earth, ISS astronaut Mogensen took control of the Interact Centaur rover.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 8, 2015
European experts have pulled off a major advance that might one day help build new worlds in space after an astronaut in the International Station Station remotely guided a robot on Earth by feel.