Astronaut

Russian, US astronauts launch to International Space Station in record time

Russian, US astronauts launch to International Space Station in record time

NASA's Kate Rubins and Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled Wednesday m...Read More

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, a boon for astronauts

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, a boon for astronauts

The findings hold promise for preventing muscle and bone loss in astronauts on prolonged space trips like Mars missions, as well as peopl...Read More

Pakistan committed to send 1st astronaut by 2022: Minister Fawad Chaudhry

Pakistan committed to send 1st astronaut by 2022: Minister Fawad Chaudhry

China would collaborate with Pakistan in its space mission, he said during an interview on Sunday, adding the selection process for the a...Read More

US to speed up astronaut return to Moon: target 2024   

US to speed up astronaut return to Moon: target 2024   

Washington: Donald Trump’s administration announced Tuesday it was speeding up plans to send US astronauts back to the Moon, from 2028 to...Read More

Space travel may cause long-term change to DNA, says NASA

Space travel may cause long-term change to DNA, says NASA

Washington: Seven per cent of astronaut Scott Kelly’s genes linked to the immune system, DNA repair and bone formation, showed an unexpec...Read More

Black holes may have weaker magnetic field than thought

Black holes may have weaker magnetic field than thought

New York, Black holes are known as voracious eaters of stars because of their intense gravitational pull, but when astronomers got a rare...Read More

Astronaut talks about living in isolation with cancer patient

Astronaut talks about living in isolation with cancer patient

London: A five-year-old girl suffering from cancer received health tips from ‘out of the world’ when British astronaut Tim Peake told her...Read More

First-ever expandable habitat for astronauts on way to ISS

First-ever expandable habitat for astronauts on way to ISS

Washington: Carrying nearly 3,175 kg of cargo including expandable habitats and key medical research that will leverage benefits for the ...Read More

International Space Station’s ‘one year crew’ returns to Earth

International Space Station’s ‘one year crew’ returns to Earth

Dzhezkazgan : US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after spending almost a yea...Read More

Space gardening can help astronauts reduce stress!

Space gardening can help astronauts reduce stress!

Washington: You must have seen the picture of the solitary orange zinnia that astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted last week. Such activities li...Read More

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Astronaut gets wrong number from outer space

London : Britain’s first astronaut on a space mission, Major Tim Peake, accidentally called the wrong number when trying to call home fro...Read More

I wanted to be an astronaut: Sonakshi Sinha

I wanted to be an astronaut: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who started her career as a costume designer, says she wanted to be an astronaut and that it was fate whi...Read More

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Join Twitter geography trivia from space

Washington :  If you want to grab a copy of a NASA astronaut’s signed picture, join this trivia game fast, reports IANS.

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