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NASA's 'robot hotel' attached to space station

NASA's 'robot hotel' attached to space station

The "robot hotel", officially called the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS), was attached to the station's Mobile Base System (MBS) during a spa...Read More

Boeing spacecraft launches on first mission to space station

Boeing spacecraft launches on first mission to space station

Washington: Boeing's passenger spacecraft was successfully launched on its first uncrewed flight test to the International Space Station ...Read More

Long Overdue: All-woman stroll in space

Long Overdue: All-woman stroll in space

WASHINGTON: The first all-woman spacewalk is set to take place this week with NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir scheduled t...Read More

India declines to comment on NASA’s assessment that debris from ASAT test could endanger ISS

India declines to comment on NASA’s assessment that debris from ASAT test could endanger ISS

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday declined to comment on US space agency NASA’s assessment that India’s anti-satellite weapon test l...Read More

Pakistan expresses ‘deep concern’ over space debris created by ASAT test by India

Pakistan expresses ‘deep concern’ over space debris created by ASAT test by India

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday expressed “deep concern” over the threats resulting from space debris generated by the recently conducted A...Read More

US plays down criticism of India’s A-SAT test

US plays down criticism of India’s A-SAT test

New York: A day after NASA sharply crticised India’s anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile test as a “terrible thing”, the US State Department h...Read More

India’s ASAT test created 400 pieces of debris, says NASA; terms shooting down of satellite as a ‘terrible thing’

India’s ASAT test created 400 pieces of debris, says NASA; terms shooting down of satellite as a ‘terrible thing’

Washington: The NASA on Tuesday termed as a “terrible thing” India’s shooting down of one of its satellites that has created about 400 pi...Read More

US tracking 250-270 objects from Indian ASAT test debris; ISS not at risk: Pentagon

US tracking 250-270 objects from Indian ASAT test debris; ISS not at risk: Pentagon

Washington: The US is tracking 250-270 objects of debris in the space generated due to India’s anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test in lowe...Read More

SpaceX’s unmanned Crew Dragon to launch on March 2 to ISS: NASA

SpaceX’s unmanned Crew Dragon to launch on March 2 to ISS: NASA

Washington: After much delays, NASA has given the green light to Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to launch its first unmanned test f...Read More

NASA replaces astronaut Eric Boe for 1st Boeing mission to International Space Station

NASA replaces astronaut Eric Boe for 1st Boeing mission to International Space Station

Washington: The US space agency has replaced one of the astronauts assigned to fly on the first crewed test launch of a first-time Boeing...Read More

Mice sent to space for a special mission

Mice sent to space for a special mission

Washington: Groups of mice sent aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may help better understand the process of ageing in space an...Read More

Back to Earth: 3 astronauts from 3 different space agencies return safely after 197-day mission

Back to Earth: 3 astronauts from 3 different space agencies return safely after 197-day mission

Washington: Three members of the International Space Station’s  Expedition 57 crew have returned to Earth safely after spending 197 days ...Read More

Human cells may soon fly to space!

Human cells may soon fly to space!

Washington: NASA is planning to send small devices containing human cells in a 3D matrix —known as tissue chips or organs-on-chips — to t...Read More

Crew safe as Soyuz rocket makes emergency landing

Crew safe as Soyuz rocket makes emergency landing

Moscow: The two-man crew of a Soyuz rocket made a successful emergency landing on Thursday after an engine problem on lift-off to the Int...Read More

ISS astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions

ISS astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions

Astana (Kazakhstan): Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut returned to Earth on Thursday wrapping up a six-month mission at the...Read More

 NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

 NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

Washington: In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some...Read More

Boeing, SpaceX human spaceflight postponed to 2019: NASA

Boeing, SpaceX human spaceflight postponed to 2019: NASA

Washington: NASA has confirmed a delay in the first piloted flights of Boeing and SpaceX, part of NASA’s Commercial Crew programme to sen...Read More

2 NASA astronauts to take spacewalk next week

2 NASA astronauts to take spacewalk next week

Washington: Two NASA astronauts are set to go out for a spacewalk on May 16 to swap out thermal control gear that circulates ammonia to k...Read More

Afraid of heights in space: NASA astronaut details flight

Afraid of heights in space: NASA astronaut details flight

Stennis Space Center (US): When NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba went out for a spacewalk during a recent trip into space, he held on tight to...Read More

NASA astronauts to take a spacewalk on Thursday

NASA astronauts to take a spacewalk on Thursday

Washington: Two NASA astronauts will head outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday to begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk. During...Read More

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